Trade in ordinary fried shrimp for a jazzed-up version that's prepared with tons of seasonings and Worcestershire sauce. The smoky flavor is so good.

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We take you beyond beignets and gumbo, encouraging you to experience some less popular, but equally delicious, foods in New Orleans.

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Jun, 13, 2013

During the ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans July 4th weekend, consider trying these six delicious foods. We promise that you won't be disappointed.

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