New Orleans’ Official Po’Boy Trail Is Here And You’ll Definitely Want To Take It
Po’boys and New Orleans have a long history together. New Orleans’ most popular sandwich has several competing origin stories, but the most widely accepted story is that it was invented in the 1920s by Clovis and Benjamin Martin, two brothers who opened a restaurant on St. Claude Avenue. When the streetcar workers went on strike in 1929, the brothers created an inexpensive sandwich to feed the unemployed workers, or poor boys. Over time, the sandwich took on the name “po’boy” and it’s been a culinary cornerstone of New Orleans cuisine ever since.
When you’re in the mood for a po’boy, be sure to check out some of these amazing restaurants that are doing it better than most.
We know this list could go on forever. Where’s your favorite po’boy joint in New Orleans? Shout it out in the comments below!
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