What kind of bread is used for a po boy?

Ideally you would use a French sandwich loaf, like a baguette, but wider and about a foot long. Without good bread, a po boy is pretty po‘.

Why is New Orleans French bread so good?

The reason this can happen is: They are loaded with butter and sugar, which act as a tenderizer and preservative and make them keep well for several days. New Orleans-style French bread is the opposite. It has very little or no fat or sugar and no preservatives. French bread is fresh for a finite amount of time.

What is a poor boy roll?

There are different stories as to the origin of the term Po ‘Boys, but a popular view is that it’s the Louisiana rendition of “poor boys.” Because of their fluffy interior, New Orleans Po ‘Boy Rolls are perfect for sopping up the various fillings that adorn them.

Where can I buy New Orleans French bread?

Well, here are some places in the Greater New Orleans area where you can pick up some of the best French bread around.
  • Hi-Do Bakery. 439 Terry Pkwy., Terrytown. (504) 366-6555. facebook.com/hidobakery.
  • Hong Kong Food Market. 925 Behrman Hwy. # 3, Gretna.
  • Leidenheimer Baking Company. 1501 Simon Bolivar Ave. (504) 525-1575.

How much is a loaf of bread in Louisiana?

Food prices
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb)3.05$
Rice (white), (1 lb)1.75$
Eggs (regular) (12)2.11$
Local Cheese (1 lb)4.82$

Is leidenheimer bread vegan?

**Leidenheimer French Bread and croissant toast are vegan.