Po’ Boy Oyster Loaf with Garlic Butter

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

The acme of downtown New Orleans oyster bars is the one called Acme, at Iberville and Bourbon in the French Quarter, where on a normal day they open 5700 oysters at the marble bar. You stand at the bar with a frosted glass of beer and toss together your own sauce from the large bottles of ketchup, Tabasco, and oil, and bowls of freshly grated horseradish on the counter. If your eyes water and your head explodes, as mine did, it’s your own damn fault, but be assured that the oyster shucker w