Where to Get Your Gumbo Fix in Houston
Ask 10 people where to find the best gumbo, and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. At the core of the hearty stew is a base made of fat, flour, and seasonings called a roux. Most will agree that a great gumbo starts with a great roux, but the ingredients that follow are often up for heated debate. There is dark roux versus light roux; thick consistency versus thin; Cajun versus Creole-style; meat or seafood, a mixture of both, or meatless altogether; rice or no rice; and the preferences go on and on. However the bowl may be built, there is no arguing that a piping hot bowl is especially comforting during the winter months.
BB’s Cajun Cafe
The po-boys are a highlight here, but start your order with a cup of seafood gumbo. Thick enough to satisfy, and thin enough to leave you ready for a fried shrimp sandwich. With late night hours, it’s easy to satisfy a gumbo craving at any time.
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