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Amazing Food at the 5th Annual New Orleans Seafood Festival This Weekend

September 8 2011 | What's New

The 5th Annual New Orleans Seafood Festival takes place this weekend in Lafayette Square at 500 St. Charles Avenue.

New Orleans Seafood FestivalThe stars have aligned to make this the perfect weekend to attend the New Orleans Seafood Festival. The Saints play on Thursday, and the weather is amazing!

Friday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What good would a seafood festival be without a fantastic spread of food? Check out some of the amazing food that will be at the festival:

  • Shrimp Poboys
  • Oyster Poboys
  • Crawfish Pie
  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
  • Charbroiled Oysters
  • Shrimp Remoulade
  • Seafood Stew
  • Creole Gazpacho
  • Seafood gumbo
  • Shrimp Creole and Rice
  • Crabcakes
  • Crawfish Cakes
  • Red Beans and Rice
  • Catfish Poboy
  • Soft Shell Poboy
  • Gator Sliders

And that’s not everything! There are still plenty of other options from some of New Orleans’ finest seafood spots.

Besides the chance to eat great food, festival attendees will also have the opportunity to see demonstrations from some of the premier local chefs in the seafood industry. Whether you’re a student of the craft or simply a fan of the food, you won’t want to miss out this weekend!

All proceeds for the event benefit the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation.

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