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10 Extreme Meat Dishes in Nola; But Wait, Tell Us More!

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What are New Orleans' most extreme dishes? Eater has rounded up ten that definitely qualify as extreme, but that's just for starters. We want to hear from you too, dearest readers. Tell us the most extreme meat dishes in New Orleans, from goat to gator, tongue to tripe, and we'll continue updating the map with your favorites.

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1. Sisig at Milkfish

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125 N Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA
This new Filipino addition to Mid City is a adventure eater's dream, with chef Cristina Quackenbush offering everything from Sisig, a pork face and liver dish to a blood stew.

2. Pig Intestine at Jung's Golden Dragon II

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3009 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 887-6081
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Some of the adventurous menu items you'll find at this Chinese restaurant in the Irish Channel include pig intestines, pig lungs, and jellyfish.

3. Duck Heart & Pork Face at Root

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200 Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 252-9480
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Phillip Lopez loves to cook up all sorts of meaty rarities. Even when it comes to salad, you'll find duck hearts on display with an apple cider foam, and a pig ear salad with Brussel's sprouts.

4. Cracklin Butter at Cleaver & Co.

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3917 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Cracklin. Butter. That is all.

5. Ostrich at Broussard's

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819 Conti St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 581-3866
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Ian McNulty once described it as having "the look and texture of a very lean steak, but the flavor of a much richer cut... The dish falls somewhere between hunting lodge and state dinner."

6. Tail Tots at Carrollton Market

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8132 Hampson St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 252-9928
Pork tail cake topped with pickled peppers are a must at this new Riverbend gem.

7. Alligator Corndogs at SoBou

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310 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 552-4095
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Because corndogs needed an upgrade, and gator always tastes better on a stick.

8. Goat Curry at Tan Dinh

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1705 Lafayette St
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 361-8008
The house signature, De xao lan, is a must-order item at least once in your life. Here's a tip though, the serving is big, so bring a friend.

9. Fried Escargot at The Sammich

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7708 Maple St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Exactly what it sounds like. Eat them like you would fried pickles or okra, except you know, they're snails.

10. Death by Gumbo at R'evolution

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777 Bienville St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 553-2277
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If the roasted quail, andouille and oyster gumbo doesn't get you, maybe the foie gras biscuits and gravy with duck bacon sprinkled on top will

1. Sisig at Milkfish

125 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA
This new Filipino addition to Mid City is a adventure eater's dream, with chef Cristina Quackenbush offering everything from Sisig, a pork face and liver dish to a blood stew.
125 N Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA

2. Pig Intestine at Jung's Golden Dragon II

3009 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Some of the adventurous menu items you'll find at this Chinese restaurant in the Irish Channel include pig intestines, pig lungs, and jellyfish.
3009 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

3. Duck Heart & Pork Face at Root

200 Julia St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phillip Lopez loves to cook up all sorts of meaty rarities. Even when it comes to salad, you'll find duck hearts on display with an apple cider foam, and a pig ear salad with Brussel's sprouts.
200 Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130

4. Cracklin Butter at Cleaver & Co.

3917 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Cracklin. Butter. That is all.
3917 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70115

5. Ostrich at Broussard's

819 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Ian McNulty once described it as having "the look and texture of a very lean steak, but the flavor of a much richer cut... The dish falls somewhere between hunting lodge and state dinner."
819 Conti St
New Orleans, LA 70112

6. Tail Tots at Carrollton Market

8132 Hampson St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Pork tail cake topped with pickled peppers are a must at this new Riverbend gem.
8132 Hampson St
New Orleans, LA 70118

7. Alligator Corndogs at SoBou

310 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Because corndogs needed an upgrade, and gator always tastes better on a stick.
310 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130

8. Goat Curry at Tan Dinh

1705 Lafayette St, Gretna, LA 70053
The house signature, De xao lan, is a must-order item at least once in your life. Here's a tip though, the serving is big, so bring a friend.
1705 Lafayette St
Gretna, LA 70053

9. Fried Escargot at The Sammich

7708 Maple St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Exactly what it sounds like. Eat them like you would fried pickles or okra, except you know, they're snails.
7708 Maple St
New Orleans, LA 70118

10. Death by Gumbo at R'evolution

777 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
If the roasted quail, andouille and oyster gumbo doesn't get you, maybe the foie gras biscuits and gravy with duck bacon sprinkled on top will
777 Bienville St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

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