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Ginger Pork Belly-Chefs to Watch

“Pork belly can be found on restaurant menus across the South, but often restaurants don’t do it well. Sometimes, you get overcooked pork belly that’s too hard and crunchy. Other times, the pork belly is served under-cooked, still fatty and chewy, the natural fats un-rendered because of poor technique. This ginger pork belly starts with […]

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City Pork headlines Friday’s season premiere of Food Network’s ‘Burgers, Brew & ‘Cue’

“No Baton Rouge eatery has had a faster rise to fame in recent years than the City Pork family.Since opening their first location, the Deli & Charcuterie, in 2014, owner Stephen Hightower and his team have launched two more locations: the Brasserie & Bar in 2014 and Kitchen & Pie in 2015. With each grand opening, beer […]

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Jess Pryles

“Technically, there are three different City Pork locations, but only one does breakfast, and City Pork Kitchen & Pie is worth seeking out. Chef Eusebio Gongora oversees all the operations of this meat-centric mini-chain. Let me be clear – if this place were in Nashville, Austin, NOLA or Charleston, you’d have heard of it by now, […]

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MADE IN THE MIDDLE…It might lack the quirk and culture of New Orleans and Lafayette, but Baton Rouge still makes for one heckuva “bon temps”

“It only takes one bite of the crowd-favorite Cubano—a mass of smoked pork shoulder and honey ham topped with Swiss, savory house pickles and Dijon—to see why the quick-serve City Pork Deli & Charcuterie has become not only a neighborhood staple, but among the best restaurants in the city. Those in the mood for a […]

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