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Beignet Fest 2017 To Offer Over 20 Different Beignet Dishes

18:53 September 12, 2017
By: Ariel Roy

"This year, Beignet Fest will offer over 20 different dishes based on the iconic beignet,” said festival founder and event producer Sherwood Collins. On October 7 at the City Park Festival Grounds, Beignet Fest will feature some of the best beignets the city is willing to share. There will be new beignet dishes to try along with some of last year’s favorites. At the fest, the numerous combinations of beignets available will range from vegan to meat lovers, sweet and savory, seafood to traditional beignets. With a menu full of variety and flavor, everyone can experience the unique tastes of Beignet Fest. There will be live local music, and revelers will have a chance to pick the best traditional, non-traditional, sweet, and savory beignets in the Best Beignet contests. Also, celebrity judges will be present to vote for the Best Beignet overall.

This year’s festival boasts the following:

  • Café Beignet: Traditional Beignets
  • Café Maspero: Beignet Fries
  • Girls Gone Vegan: Vegan Gluten-Free Beignets, Vegan Gluten-Free Donuts, Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies
  • Howlin’ Wolf Den: Award-Winning Bacon and Cheddar Beignets with Chipotle Crema
  • Jambalaya Girl: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
  • Legacy Kitchen: Crawfish Beignets
  • Loretta’s Authentic Pralines: Praline Beignets, Chocolate Praline Beignets, Crabmeat Beignets, Hamburger/Hot Sausage Beignets
  • Luca Eats: Oreo Beignets
  • New Orleans Coffee & Beignet Co.: Traditional Beignets, Beignet Bites
  • Old School Eats: Blueberry Compote and Whipped Goat Cheese-Stuffed Beignets, Beignets with Candied Bacon Crumble and Apple Bourbon Sausage
  • Royal House: Gulf Fish Beignets
  • The Ruby Slipper Café: Cochon Beignets, Bananas Foster Beignets, Tasso Crème Beignets
  • SNO-LA: Beignet Snoballs, Café Crème Snoballs
  • Zippy Fruit Company: Pirate Beignet Crumbles, Fresh Fruit Cones, Smoothie Pops
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