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Great Gumbos For Mardi Gras Fun And Games

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Gumbo is that delicious pot of stew that starts off with a roux, that chocolate brown thickener that gives gumbo its distinctive hue and rich flavor. In New Orleans a meat-based gumbo may consist of chicken, turtle, duck, squirrel, rabbit or alligator. Seafood-based gumbo generally has shrimp, crab, and sometimes oysters. Most varieties of gumbo are seasoned with a special mirepoix consisting of onions, bell pepper, and celery, or what they call the Holy Trinity. Today, most people are familiar with seafood gumbo and chicken and sausage gumbo.  

Let’s check in to some of our favorite places in Dallas that make a mean bowl of gumbo just in time for Fat Tuesday dining. Continue reading

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The Best Gumbo in Dallas 2017 Edition

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Today is National Gumbo Day so we are celebrating as we only know how, with a giant list of fantastic places to enjoy your favorite bowl of goodness.

Gumbo is that delicious pot of stew that starts off with a roux, that chocolate brown thickener that gives gumbo its distinctive hue and rich flavor. In New Orleans a meat-based gumbo may consist of chicken, turtle, duck, squirrel, rabbit or alligator. Seafood-based gumbo generally has shrimp, crab, and sometimes oysters. Most varieties of gumbo are seasoned with a special mirepoix consisting of onions, bell pepper, and celery, or what they call the Holy Trinity. Today, most people are familiar with seafood gumbo and chicken and sausage gumbo.   Continue reading

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Celebrating a $5 Lunch And So Much More

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A $5 lunch is difficult at best to come by unless you are thinking fast food, and even then you would be hard pressed to find much at all. The good people at Lovers Seafood have come to the rescue today. Let’s take a look.

In celebration of National Gumbo Day Lovers Seafood is serving up their delicious gumbo for a mere five bucks – all day. That is a bargain, but is there more? Continue reading

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KNON’s 16th Annual Gumbo Throwdown Feb 26

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Release your inner Cajun this weekend at Poor David’s Pub located on Lamar in Dallas Sunday, February 26th where KNON will host an evening of  fun New Orleans style. Look for one hell of a gumbo competition with some pretty terrific chefs turning out their best. Continue reading

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Top 8 Places to Enjoy Gumbo in Dallas

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Gumbo is that delicious pot of stew that starts off with a roux, that chocolate brown thickener that gives gumbo its distinctive hue and rich flavor. In New Orleans a meat-based gumbo may consist of chicken, turtle, duck, squirrel, rabbit or alligator. Seafood-based gumbo generally has shrimp, crab, and sometimes oysters. Most varieties of gumbo are seasoned with a special mirepoix consisting of onions, bell pepper, and celery, or what they call the Holy Trinity. Today, most people are familiar with seafood gumbo and chicken and sausage gumbo.

Let’s check in to some of our favorite places in Dallas that make a mean bowl of gumbo. Continue reading

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KNON 14th Annual Mardi Gras Gumbo Party March 15th

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Release your inner Cajun this weekend at Poor David’s Pub located on Lamar in Dallas Sunday, February 15th were KNON will host an evening of  fun New Orleans style. Look for one hell of a gumbo competition with some pretty terrific chefs turning out their best. There will be plenty of live music, as you would expect with a KNON event.  Mark your calendar, the fun starts at 5pm.

If you are a chef and wish to compete, there are a few open sots still available. Contact David Pippin at dlpipp@gmail.com.

 

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Scenes From KNON Gumbo Competition

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You know it is time to celebrate Mardi Gras when the Kings of Gumbo show up with their finest as they did last Sunday at Poor David’s Pub for the 13th Annual KNON Gumbo Competition. Sunday was the beginning of the cold snap, but a celebrated crowd of folks showed up, spoon in hand, for a taste of New Orleans.

The event was coordinated by David Pippin who has a pulse on the chefs in Dallas. You might recognize him as the chief behind the State Fair’s chef demonstrations.    Continue reading

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