Po’ Boy Oyster Sandwich

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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

  • About

It has been some time since the word ‘poor’ could be applied to oysters in this country, but they are still cheap and cheerful fare in Louisiana, where po’ boy sandwiches are as popular as hotdogs or hamburgers are in other American cities. These sandwiches became synonymous with wild nights out in the last century on and around Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, in the same way that onion soup is still eaten as a pick-me-up in the early hours of the morning in Les Halles