Only a week left in our countdown! Recipe #8: Emeril's Classic Seafood Gumbo -- Some form of gumbo is always on the menu at Emeril's Restaurant. This classic seafood version, which is chock-full of shrimp, fish, and oysters swimming in a broth richly flavored with gumbo crabs, is always a hit. #Emerils25
Gumbo is one of my favorite comfort foods. I’ve tried a lot of different varieties at restaurants and homes all over the South, but my favorite is still my mom’s recipe. It’s been a family tradition since before I can remember. Gumbo is great any time of year, but especially when it’s a little chilly...Read More »
There's really nowhere else in the world like New Orleans, where the street musicians are better than professionals and every cocktail comes with a to-go cup. But what really makes New Orleans special is the food--from old-fashioned Creole favorites like gumbo and jambalaya to some of the country's best ethnic eats. It wasn't easy to narrow down our favorites--we could pretty much set up shop here and eat for the rest of the year--but we took one for the team.