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How to Skip the Line For Parkway’s Cult Classic Thanksgiving Poboy

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The Parkway Thanksgiving Poboy combines turkey, cornbread dressing, cranberry sauce, and gravy. It is only available on Wednesdays in November.

NEWSParkway Poboys, which serves a limited time and much coveted Thanksgiving poboy on Wednesdays in November, has released a brilliant plan to allow some diners to skip the line. A $100 contribution to the Al Copeland Foundation scores you the Thanksgiving po-boy, fries, a soft drink or a pint of Abita 30 by 90 beer, a T-shirt that says #IDidItForTheTurkey, and the privilege to skip the line (which stretches down the block). [ADVOCATE]

FOOD TV — Chef Brian Landry will compete on Iron Chef on December 20. The “Battle Deep Sea Duel” pits him against Chef Ryan McCasky. [press release]

NEWS — It looks like those much-promised lower prices at Whole Foods following Amazon’s takeover were too good to be true. [EATER]

FOOD TV — New Orleans native, Airis Johnson, won Wednesday night's episode of Chopped on Food Network. Johnson, who now lives in New York, owns her own line of spices called ATC Spices. [9WAFB]

POP CULTURE — Here’s a journey through the many worlds of pop classic game show Supermarket Sweep, which may be coming back to TV soon. [EATER]

OPENING ALERT — Chef D’z opened on South Broad Street on September 18 with a menu of massively portioned dishes like blackened catfish topped with oysters, crab, and shrimp served over fettuccine, Todd Price reports. [NOLA.COM]



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