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Serious Sandwiches: Crabby Jack's Duck Po'Boy

Photograph courtesy of Jason Perlow Hoagies. Subs. Heroes. It doesn’t matter what you call them, they’re delicious. And every week, we honor a Serious Sandwich—or in this week’s case a serious po’boy. The Po’Boy in New Orleans is a sacred object, like the cheesesteak in Philly, or the pastrami sandwich in New York City. There are many theories as to the origin of the name, but many agree that it dates back to the early 1920s when free sandwiches were given out to striking workers, dubbed poor boys (shortened to po’boy by the thick Louisiana accent). And while some will argue about where the name came from, nobody argues about how it’s built. You start with a French-style baguette,... More

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