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wendell123.jpeg"I recently lost my mother," Treme Actor Wendell Pierce tells the Times-Pic this week. "She used to always make smothered okra for me. That's my favorite dish... the next best thing is the smothered okra at Sassafras. It's a little neighborhood restaurant on Leon C. Simon. They do it with sausage and shrimp and a little tomato, and they put it over rice." []