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AbitaFan08
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Boston, MA
Member since Apr 2008
18235 posts

What type of food is lacking most in your town?
There's a lot of great places to eat, and a lot of variety, but there are a few types of food that are either impossible to find or aren't done well.

Prior to 2-3 years ago, I would have said BBQ, but there's been a much needed explosion of solid BBQ restaurants that have filled that void.

For me (Boston), I'd say Tex Mex. There isn't a single restaurant that does Tex Mex up here, even a crappy version of it. Sometimes a man just needs some enchiladas.
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bayoubengals88
Wisconsin Fan
LA
Member since Sep 2007
11541 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
German. Baton Rouge

Pinettas doesn’t count.


Twenty 49
LSU Fan
Shreveport
Member since Jun 2014
11654 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
Korean


KyrieElaison
LSU Fan
Tennessee
Member since Oct 2014
1758 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
Seafood in Nashville


whatchamacallit
LSU Fan
Moulin Rouge
Member since Nov 2012
324 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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German

Not Knocking this but what are you looking for exactly.....just curious...


fallguy_1978
LSU Fan
Half mile from St George
Member since Feb 2018
16569 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
BBQ in BR. We've got more than we used to but nothing spectacular.


Coater
LSU Fan
Madison, MS
Member since Jun 2005
29916 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
We’ve got great food in and around Jackson but lacking with really good pizza places


marcus3000
Texas A&M Fan
Baton Rudge
Member since Jan 2018
344 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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German. Baton Rouge


I miss Black Forest and that German place on Highland where the Pho place is now.


bayoubengals88
Wisconsin Fan
LA
Member since Sep 2007
11541 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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Not Knocking this but what are you looking for exactly.....just curious...

I like Henk's in Dallas. Do you know it? Just a bustling little lunch spot and bakery.
I enjoyed Jagerhaus in New Orleans, but apparently they closed down (quite telling)...

But if I could get exactly what I wanted, I'd love a place with a large variety of Pilsners, Hefeweizens, and Bocks served in the appropriate glasses, with an interior that looks something like what's pictured below. Yeah, I know it's gimmicky...kind of like a Bavarian version of the Londoner. I'd like that.

For food, the basic saurkraut and bratwurst will do in addition to mustards, pumpernickel, pretzels, pastries, and cake.

We just don't have the right kind of population for it. See the midwest, and parts of Texas can pull it off.

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hobotiger
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Asbury Park, NJ
Member since Nov 2007
4228 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
Indian


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bayoubengals88
Wisconsin Fan
LA
Member since Sep 2007
11541 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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I miss Black Forest and that German place on Highland where the Pho place is now.

Yep, when I gained an interest about ten years ago Black Forest was already gone


tigers1956
LSU Fan
baton rouge
Member since Oct 2008
2714 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
Baton Rouge....
Korean
Good mexican food
Overall i wish that baton rouge had more local good resturants....a local resturant district downtown would be great
But the DDD is so lame you will never see this....


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dallasga6
Georgia Fan
Scrap Metal Magnate...
Member since Mar 2009
23464 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
Im west of Atlanta but authentic Jewish style delis are few and far between. Several good/great ones ITP but the burbs are sorely lacking...


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BlackCoffeeKid
LSU Fan
Thibodaux/Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2016
5173 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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Korean

I cannot say no to Korean fried chicken.

If anyone has a rec for Nola or BR I'm all ears.


GingerMerkin
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2012
785 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
Sushi New Orleans


rowbear1922
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2008
11542 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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Sushi New Orleans


Have you been to Luvi? It’s phenomenal.

A new Omakase place is opening soon called Nagomi in the Bywater by Chef Kaz...I’m hoping to make it very shortly after they open


ellishughtiger
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
70118
Member since Jul 2004
15911 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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For me (Boston), I'd say Tex Mex.


And you’re complaining about this. Tex mex thrives in derelict communities, Boston does not want to be in that number.


alajones
LSU Fan
Derptown
Member since Oct 2005
29474 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
I’d love a good German or Korean restaurant in Shreveport.

The army introduced me to a variety. Stuff I just can’t reproduce at home.


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ellishughtiger
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
70118
Member since Jul 2004
15911 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
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If anyone has a rec for Nola or BR I'm all ears.


Little Korea on magazine


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AbitaFan08
LSU Fan
Boston, MA
Member since Apr 2008
18235 posts

re: What type of food is lacking most in your town?
I hear you, but the bottom line is one place I almost always hit up when I go back home is Superior Grill.

There are plenty of great places that do tacos, and I really enjoy them. But they’re “fancier” and typically smaller, and much more expensive.

Something great about a giant messy plate of fajitas or enchiladas and a large margarita for cheap.
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