On Sunday (11.23) New Orleanians took the debate over the city's best po-boy into the street. Oak Street, that is. At the annual Oak Street Po-Boy Fest, over 40 chefs served up their sandwiches to the masses. NoDef's Dr. Bill Copen was on hand to capture the sights at the scene.
Man works the grill at Vaucresson Creole Hot Sausages, the winner of “Best Sausage Po-Boy.”
Speckled Trout Meuniere Sammich dressed with Smoked Tomatoes, Arugula and Celery Leaf Salad and Meuniere Mayo from The Sammich.
Chef from Oceana Grill, fixing up their Oyster Rockefeller Po Boys.
John “Papa” Gros, Theresa Andersson, and Friends.
Oyster Rockefeller Po Boy from Oceana Grill
Best traditional shrimp po-boy: Jacques-Imo's Fried Shrimp
Best specialty shrimp po-boy: Boucherie BBQ Shrimp
Best beef po-boy: Mahony's Abita braised short rib
Best sausage po-boy: Vaucresson Creole Hot Sausage
Best specialty seafood po-boy: Seither's Rock 'n' Roll
Best specialty meat po-boy: Wayfarer Pastrami with Jarlsberg on Jewish Rye Po Boy loaf
Best pork specialty po-boy: Cowbell That Pork Thing
Best sliced pork po-boy: Walker's Love at First Bite
Best oyster po-boy: Redfish BBQ Oyster
Best game po-boy: Holy Grille Elijah's Mediterranean roasted lamb