Jambalaya, made with chicken and shrimp, is a traditional Creole tomato-based New Orleans dish. A Bowl of Good will be giving out Mardi Gras food samples March 1-4 at the Port Republic location. (Photo by Nikki Fox/DN-R)
Red beans and rice, made with andouille sausage — a spicy Cajun variety — will be available for sampling at the A Bowl of Good on Port Republic Road. (Photo by Nikki Fox/DN-R)
A muffaletta sandwich, a local dish only found in New Orleans, is Cajun-Italian derived with layers of Italian meats, smoke provolone and olive tapenade. (Photo by Nikki Fox/DN-R)
Jan Henley, catering manager for Harrisonburg’s A Bowl of Good restaurants, could not contain her enthusiasm when explaining the foods she’d spent hours cooking the evening before, as she placed...