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ESSENCE Music Festival

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Friday Nights at NOMA

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NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

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Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
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Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
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St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
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Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
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Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

The 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee names "the Best Oyster Po-Boy" in New Orleans

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                          
Media Contact:
Jeffrey Ory, ABC, APR, il Stratega
(504) 458-5866
jeffrey@jeffreyory.com

And the votes are in...

The 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee names "the Best Oyster Po-Boy"
in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - March 9, 2013 -Today at the 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee chefs from 17 restaurants throughout New Orleans competed to win the title of the "Best Oyster Po-Boy" in New Orleans. Each restaurant presented their version of the oyster po-boy to a team of judges for the competition.


And the winners were:

1st place - Café Reconcile
Smoked tomato and garlic-spiced aioli


2nd place - Tracy's
Avocado-aioli oyster club


3rd place - GW Fins
Roasted sun choke, celeriac, black truffle, watercress with truffle aioli

 

Judges for today's competition were:

  • Leslie J. Almeida, Editor, NO-PROP.com & LeslieAlmeida.com
  • Farrow Bouton, Director of Event Services, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • Dr. Jon D. Celino, DDS, Owner, Fleur de Lis Dental Care & Family Dentistry
  • Susan Ford, Publisher, Louisiana Kitchen & Culture Magazine
  • Gwendolyn Knapp, Editor, Eater NOLA

Po-boys from the competition were also auctioned off to the Friends of the Fishermen fund, the officially endorsed fund of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) that was created as a way to help Louisiana's fishermen in their greatest time of need. Those that took home top donation for the fund were:

$300 - The Original Pierre Maspero's
"The Oyster Mou Amouri": Oyster Brushed with a garlic and white wine butter dressed with a warm spinach salad, using tasso in place of bacon. Topped with crisped tasso and fried garlic

 

$250 - Red Fish Grill
BBQ Oyster Poboy dressed with lettuce, tomato, red onion and housemade blue cheese dressing

$205 - Oceana Grill

The LSPMB and New Orleans Musical Legends, Inc. hosted the 6th annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee. The Oyster Jubilee celebrates the local delicacy that is an integral part of the unique culinary culture of Louisiana. In addition to the competition, the Jubilee featured the Longest Oyster Po-Boy, built by over 30 of New Orleans' renowned restaurants. The colossal po-boy was stuffed with 5,500 Louisiana harvested oysters and sprawled across 340 feet of Bourbon Street.

 

 

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