Are the Best Meat Pies in New Orleans Sold at Jazz Fest?

Meat pies are more than a tradition in Louisiana; they’re an official state food! A product of Northern Louisiana popularized in Natchitoches, the modern meat pie contains ground meat, onions, peppers, garlic and spices, and is fried in a crescent-shaped pastry shell.  An almost identical comparison for the pie is the empanada, found throughout Spanish-influenced countries … Continue reading Are the Best Meat Pies in New Orleans Sold at Jazz Fest?