Long lines are common in food area 1 and food area 2. You can avoid lines for food if you go to one of the several other food booths scattered around Jazz Fest.
You can also find some of these other food options year round.
Jama-Jama (Sautéed Spinach), Fried Plaintains, Poulet Fricassee (Chicken on a Stick)
Beignets, Café Au Lait (Hot, Iced, Frozen)
Crawfish Bisque, Creole Filé Gumbo, Redfish Baquet
CULTURAL EXCHANGE PAVILLION
Colombo de Poulet (Martinican Chicken Curry), Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread), Bunny Chow (South African Veggie Curry)
Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Sloppy Jeaux Sandwich, Huckabuck Frozen Cups
AROUND THE GROUNDS
Roman Chewing Candy
I am aware that many of the delicious offerings at Jazz Fest are not on these pages, the reasons for this is because information could not be found or they only serve these items at Jazz Fest.
Happy Jazz Feasting.
Decisions, Delicious Decisions
As I said in part one, I do head straight to the food when I get into Jazz Fest, but decisions, decisions.
Now I can just get what I am craving in the moment and get most of the other Jazz Fest treats year round without the lines. Waiting in line means you're missing the music!
Here is where you can get some of the dishes found in Food Area 2 year round.
Rosemint Herbal Iced Tea and Mandarin Orange Herbal Iced Tea
Fried Soft-Shell Crab Po-Boy, Fried Catfish Filet Po-Boy
Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo, Crab & Crawfish Stuffed Mushrooms, Crawfish Enchilada
Spicy Meat Pie, Crawfish Pie, Mini Shrimp & Andouille Pies, Mini Broccoli & Cheese Pies
Stuffed Beignets: Lump Crab, Praline, Chocolate
Crawfish Strudel, White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Creole’s Stuffed Bread Sausage, Pepperoni & Mozzarella Stuffed Bread
When the gates open at Jazz Fest most people rush to claim their piece of land and raise their flag at one of the stages. Not me, I go straight for the food I have been craving since the previous year's Jazz Fest ended.
Why do we have to wait to get "Jazz Fest" food? I want it in late May, I want it in October, I want it year round!
Here is where you can get some of the dishes year round that are found in Food Area 1.
Crawfish Bread, Shrimp Bread, Sausage & Jalapeño Bread
Hot Sausage Po-Boy, Alligator Sausage Po-Boy,
Crawfish Sausage Po-Boy
Pecan Catfish Meunière, Seafood Mirliton Casserole, Fried Crab Cake w/ Smoked Tomato & Jalapeño Tartar
Alligator Sauce Piquante, Shrimp & Grits, Shrimp, Sausage & Okra Gumbo
Cochon de Lait Po-Boy
Crawfish Sack, Oyster Patties, Crawfish Beignets
Ya Ka Mein,*Vegetarian Ya Ka Mein, Fried Pork Chop Sandwich