Mardi Grabass

How much difference does a well-promoted Fat Tuesday special make? Thanks to the fact that its po'-boy special was mentioned in a few Mardi Gras roundups (UrbanDaddy, Metromix, Guest of a Guest, Bottomless Dish), there was a one-hour wait for a table at Ditch Plains last night (and a three-hour wait at Mara’s!). Across the street at Blue Ribbon Bakery, which of course always serves a New Orleans shrimp boil and New Orleans–style barbecue shrimp: no wait at all.

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Filed Under: blue ribbon bakery, cajun, creole, ditch plains, fat tuesday, mardis gras, new orleans, Spot Check

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