Only a week left in our countdown! Recipe #8: Emeril's Classic Seafood Gumbo -- Some form of gumbo is always on the menu at Emeril's Restaurant. This classic seafood version, which is chock-full of shrimp, fish, and oysters swimming in a broth richly flavored with gumbo crabs, is always a hit. #Emerils25
"THE QUEEN OF CREOLE CUISINE" master and celebrity Chef Leah Chase, Owner of Dooky Chase Creole Restaurant in New Orleans. | What was initially a sandwich shop and lottery ticket outlet in 1939 blossomed into a thriving bar and later a respected family restaurant in Treme. Founded by Emily and Dooky Chase, Sr., Dooky Chase’s Restaurant soon became the meeting place for music and entertainment, civil rights, and culture in New Orleans.