One wouldn’t be able to find a city with a more eclectic blend of foods than New Orleans, Louisiana.
There are many quality cuisines rooted in creole, cajun, and African-American cultures that are unique to our humble little corner of the world. Out of all the delicious foods that one can find in this city, there are few that are known more than the Po’ boy. It is no exaggeration to say that the Po’ boy sandwich holds a crucial place in the culture of the city.
It almost always consists of meat, which is usually roast beef or fried, seafood often shrimp, crawfish, fish, oysters or crab. The meat is served on French bread, known for its crisp crust and fluffy center. There has been much debate about which style of Po’ boy is the best. So here is our ranking of the best types of Po’ boys in New Orleans.
- Hot Sausage —Local’s best-kept secret. A spicy flavor that blends perfectly with whatever toppings you chose.
- Shrimp — Go to Po’ boy of choice. What can we say, everybody loves shrimp.
- fried oyster—-Very underrated Po’ boy. Ranked 3 because the quality of this sandwich is highly dependent on the location that you purchased it.
- Roast Beef —Traditional option.
- Fried Fish—Classic Po’ boy. The safe choice. Most places in New Orleans fry fish well.
There you have it, our list of the top 5 best types of Po’ boy sandwiches in New Orleans. Honestly, one couldn’t go wrong with any of these choices. If you’re in the city and find yourself stuck at the counter trying to decide, feel free to refer to our article, and always remember to let the good times roll.