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Varla Jean Merman Learns to Cook Gumbo

Varla Jean Merman Learns to Cook Gumbo (Photo from video)

This series hosted by Varla Jean Merman (in and out of drag), presents a wide variety of folks along the LGBTQ spectrum who call New Orleans home. Through interviews and funny adventures, we’ll follow Jeff, Varla, and several locals to gain a deeper insight into who they are and why they love New Orleans.

In this fourth episode of the series, Varla meets up with Jarred Zeringue of EAT New Orleans to try her hand at cooking a classic New Orleans dish: gumbo. Of course, Varla has to throw her own twist on things… but as Jarred says, no two gumbos are the same. During this episode, Varla and Jarred also share their love of some of their favorite spots around town, including the Lafitte Greenway, the Broad Theater, the French Quarter, and the New Orleans School of Cooking. Follow along and share your story with #OneTimeInNola.

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