French Quarter Fest 2017: 3 New Bites to Try

More than 60 food vendors bring delicious options for festival-goers at "The World's Largest Jazz Brunch." Aside from the festival favorites, there are three new food vendors making an appearance at the fest this year. Here are the details on what you can bite into.

14 Parishes Jamaican Restaurant

This Jamaican restaurant in Central City keeps it authentic. The spot also regularly plays host to artist showcases, networking mixers and day parties.

Fest Location?

Old U.S. Mint

What are they serving?

Jerk Chicken with rice, peas, cabbage, and plantain – $9

Photo courtesy: 14 Parishes Jamaican Restaurant via Facebook

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Bratz Y’all Bistro & Biergarten

This sausage vendor recently opened a restaurant and beer garden in the Bywater. Bratz Y’all! also killed it at the 2016 Oak Street Po-Boy Fest, taking home two awards.

Fest Location?

Old U.S. Mint

What are they serving?

The Drunk Pig: Slow roasted pork with mustard, sauerkraut & caramelized onions – $7
The Nuernberger: Grilled pork Bratwurst with mustard, sauerkraut & caramelized onions on a pretzel bun – $7
The Bavarian: Pork & Veal Bratwurst with mustard, sauerkraut & caramelized onions – $7
Bavarian Salted Pretzel – $4 / with cream cheese, radish & herb Obatzda dip – $7

Photo courtesy: Bratz Y’all!

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Gattuso’s Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant

This neighborhood joint on the West Bank brings along some local staples for the fest.

Fest Location?

Old U.S. Mint

What are they serving?

Chicken & Sausage Gumbo – $6
Fried Shrimp Po-boy – $8
Muffaletta: Half $8 / Quarter – $5

Photo courtesy: Gattuso’s Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant

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