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Holiday Comfort Food

By Meagan Russell
In Center Block
Nov 3rd, 2021

It’s time to give thanks. This season, gather around the table for a Louisiana Thanksgiving feast full of flavor and seasonal offerings.

photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK | styling by TAYLOR BENNETT

Clockwise from Top Left:

FOR HIS TEMPLE FOODS | Organic sweet potatoes with a delicious praline topping. Available in family-style servings.

THURMAN’S FOOD FACTORY | This brunch breakfast quiche is the perfect way to start your day. With a golden brown crust and fresh eggs, it will have you craving quiche all day.

MAGIC GRILL MONROE & WEST MONROE |  Magical roast beef po-boy served with fresh cut fries, in-house french bread and award winning gravy.

COTTON RESTAURANT | Venison Schnitzel on a bed of sweet potato mash, topped with a tower of fried onion rings, with brussel sprouts and spiced pecans and. a bacon-bourbon drizzled on top.

DOE’S EAT PLACE | Looking for the perfect Louisiana gumbo? This chicken and sausage gumbo from Doe’s is roux-licious.

Clockwise from top left:

PORTICO BAR & GRILL | Blackened catfish fillet with a zest of lemon and topped with shrimp and Portico Sierra sauce, served with green beans and corn.

MIRO’S RESTAURANT | A generous seafood platter with fried catfish, seasoned fried shrimp, and crispy fried oyster, served with fries.

THURMAN’S FOOD FACTORY | Need a beautiful and delicious dish for your next holiday gathering? This  toasted pecan and cranberry cheseball will be the hit of the party.

NEWK’S EATERY | Warm your soul with Newk’s Loaded Potato Soup. A creamy chowder of potatos, chives, bacon, sour cream and melted cheese. Garnished with onions and bacon bits.

JAC’S CRAFT SMOKEHOUSE | Turkey on the menu? Let JAC’S Craft Smokehouse take care of the work for you. Their famous house smoked, 100% all natural turkey breast perfectly seasoned with expertly crafted house seasoning.

TRAPP’S RESTAURANT | A trinity of veggies, sautéed in a rich buttery cream sauce and thickened with a blonde roux topped with cajun boiled shrimp makes up this etoufee exceptional.