Gumbo is the “official cuisine” of Louisiana and down here people take it seriously. Really seriously. There are heated debates about who has the best gumbo and especially who has the worst. Disney was once forced to take down a recipe for “Tiana’s Healthy Gumbo,” which included kale and quinoa after a heated backlash. It didn’t even have a roux (see below)! We will include a few of the memes it spawned at the end of this article.
A lip smackin’ good time for all starts on September 22nd in the Big Easy
“Careful, that’s hot! Let it cool off before you eat it.”
That is the advice of Malana Joseph Mitchell, vice-president of public relations for the Spears Group. Mitchell’s company puts on the upcoming National Fried Chicken Festival presented by Raising Cane’s in New Orleans.