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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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A nickname given to Santa Barbara because of its climate's resemblance to the Riviera's wonderful Mediterranean climate.

The Allen Bradley clock tower, located on the Southside, where historic demographic was Poles. It's the largest four-faced clock in the world and the face is lit at night.

A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.

Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best. Can also be shorted to just The Beast.

A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.