Red Beans and Rice – The Dish That Saved New Orleans

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Served mainly on Mondays, it’s the classic red beans and rice. Now,  food anthropologist Professor David Beriss from the University of New Orleans says it’s not only a delicious dish, red beans and rice actually helps re-build the city. WGNO News with a Twist Features Reporter Wild Bill Wood takes a big bite out of the story.  Wild Bill chats with Mandina’s Restaurant owner Cindy Mandina and red beans and rice super fans Leah Palmisano and John Carpenter.