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61. Barq's: A popular local root beer.  
62. Shrimp Creole: A stew-like dish made of shrimps in a spicy tomato sauce, served over rice.  
63. Roux: The gumbo base made by browning flour in fat.  
64. Oysters Rockefeller: Oysters on the half-shell with spinach and a hint of Absinthe flavoring.  
65. Muffuletta: A large sandwich-type food made with a pizza-sized Italian bun and a variety of fillings.  
66. King Cake: A racetrack-shaped cake served only for Twelfth Night (January 6, the Feast of the Three Kings).  
67. Jambalaya: A Louisiana dish made in a pot with meat, vegetables, and rice. There are two primary versions; one with tomatoes ...  
68. Mudbugs: Crawfish- first you boil 'em, then you suck the heads!  
69. Boudreaux's Butt Paste: A diaper rash ointment developed in the 1970s by a Louisiana pediatrician and manufactured in New Orleans, only rec...  
70. Debris: The best part of the whole roast!  
71. Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World: Where was the Blair Kern's original storage and construction site?  
72. Acme Oyster House World Champion Oyster Eating Contest: Famous oyster eating contest in the New Orleans area.  
73. French Market: America's oldest city market, established in 1791 on the banks of the Mississippi.  
74. Liquid Land: Louisiana swamps.  
75. Obituary cocktail: A killer cocktail made with absinthe and gin.  
 
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(noun) Common nickname for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a daily newspaper.

A key ingredient for the infamous 'triple-bypass' breakfast sandwich; a sliced salami-like deli meat wrapped in a cloth...Trenton's ubiquitous mystery meat.

A popular breakfast food in New England; a pancake made with cornmeal, generally served with butter and/or maple syrup. And to the gluten-free...a good cause for celebration (and a visit to Rhode Island)!

Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships...

The oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, and the only section of the city where streets run in a grid and a nexus for aficionados of historical architecture.