Train tickets (substitute car paraphernalia, if you must).
Appetite for culinary adventure.
Mix a blend of train/car and plane tickets and simmer through to New Orleans. Gently pour into a bar/restaurant and bring to a boil. Add a NOLA beer to lightly season (a good wine is optional). Repeat as often as the budget permits.
Is it just me, or was that Okra and Louisiana Seafood Gumbo simply fabulous? Then again, there is always the original and genuine…
They may proclaim the Chicken and Andouille Gumbo to be the best in the city…
Until we speak again, I can only agree!