The gumbo was heart-warming, to be sure…but a lot more than my heart was warmed. There was a spiritual satisfaction as well… because I’d just found the best gumbo I’d ever tasted & it was in New York City.
— David Rosengarten, food critic & chef

There's a gumbo gap in NYC. We're here to bridge it. 

what is gumbo? best gumbo in New York City. Authentic cajun and creole food in NYC. Brooklyn restaurant

noun  |  gum •  bo

A big-ass bowl of Southern comfort. Made with okra, the Cajun Holy Trinity*, chicken, sausage or seafood, our signature 2-hour roux, and a secret blend of herbs and spices. 

what is cajun holy trinity? The best gumbo in New York City. Authentic cajun and creole food in NYC. Brooklyn restaurant

noun  |  kay •  jin  ho • lee  trin • ih • tee

The ingrediential axis upon which all Louisiana cooking revolves. The Father, Son & Holy Spirit? Think again. The Celery, Onion, & Pepper. Amen.

Fun Fact: contrary to popular belief, Cajun cuisine is always well-seasoned, but NOT always spicy. To breathe fire or to not breathe fire? That is the question. And your call. 

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noun  | poh •  boi

The best sandwich you'll ever scarf. Fried seafood and meats on iconic Leidenheimer bread shipped fresh from New Orleans.