Shreveport-Bossier Travel Magazine Culinary Issue - Page 10
ICONIC EATS OF
BY SHALISA ROLAND
If there were ever a bucket list for Shreveport-Bossier foodies , this is it . These six foods are some of the most locally respected and anticipated meals in our sister cities . Believe the hype . Better yet , taste it yourself , and use # Eat318 for a chance to be featured on the Shreveport-Bossier social media pages .
Overstuffed Breakfast Beignets
AT RALPH ’ S PLACE
This loaded bacon , egg and cheese stuffed beignet is a Louisiana treat turned savory for the sake of breakfast buffs everywhere .
AT CHOCOLATE CROCODILE
We won ’ t tell you how many calories are in this 1.5-pound , caramel-drenched ,
chocolate-coated , pecan-rolled Granny Smith apple , but it has earned its iconic label .
AT SOUTHERN CLASSIC CHICKEN
Although Louisiana is home to a few fried chicken big timers , you haven ’ t experienced a crunch like this . A classic combo from Southern Classic just hits different .
Shreveport-Style Stuffed Shrimp
ORLANDEAUX ’ S CAFÉ These jumbo , succulent shrimp are stuffed with fiery Creole dressing , deep-fried , and often served with a spicy tartar sauce and French fries .
AT SOUTHERN MAID DONUTS
Don ’ t ignore Southern Maid Donuts ’ illuminated “ Hot ” sign when you see it . Snag a dozen or two and sink your teeth into more than 80 years of glazed perfection .
Strawn ’ s multi-featured ice-box pie keeps a Southerner ’ s sweet tooth at bay with a variety of flavors , including strawberry , coconut , chocolate , butterscotch , and more .