The Most Unorthodox Gumbo in New Orleans

February 7, 2017

The dish at Turkey and the Wolf is culinary heresy, and it’s delightful

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On Friday, Eater published my review of Turkey and the Wolf, a New Orleans sandwich shop that’s become a local sensation and will soon, I predict, be something of a national one, as well. Mason Hereford brings a dreamer’s imagination and a craftsman’s chops to building his creations. I’m obsessed with his chicken-fried steak sandwich, though he’s threatening to replace it