An alligator po-boy available at Parkway Bakery and Tavern (Twitter/Parkway Poorboys).
With the end of Mardi Gras comes Lent, and for many New Orleanians, that means finding fish fry and other Archdiocese-approved meals to eat on Fridays, when followers pledge to go meat-free.
In a town that touts boudin, roast beef poboys, and duck and chicken gumbos, temptation seems to pop up everywhere. But restaurants and churches around town are making it just a little easier to find appropriate meals, offering fares ranging from traditional fish fry to other options.
Parkway Bakery and Tavern, for example, is offering an alligator sausage poboy, in light of a letter that surfaced last year from Archbishop Reverend Gregory M. Aymond, which stated that alligator was A-OK to consume on Fridays during Lenten season. Continue reading »