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Gator sausages, slushies and Italian ice: The French Quarter's new street food vendors have arrived

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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Jimmy Robb stood on a Bourbon Street corner behind a silver pushcart, his hot dogs and sausages sizzling over a smoking grill as groups of tourists ambled past. For the past couple of months, ever since he became one of the newest vendors licensed to operate in the French Quarter, Robb has fielded a repeated question: "Are you Lucky Dogs?" He isn't. Though Robb can sell you a regular beef hot dog — of the same general size that Lucky Dogs' frankfurter-shaped red-and-yellow pushcarts have hawked for decades — he's...

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