po'·​boy | \ ˈpō-ˌbȯi How to pronounce po'boy (audio) \
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ordered a fried catfish po'boy

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From po'boys to muffalettas to beignets, the city is known for a wide array of rich, spicy and tasty foods. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "First-timers' guide to New Orleans: 10 do's and don'ts to keep in mind," 10 July 2019 Locals come before and after ballgames for the overstuffed empanadas, shrimp and oyster po'boy, and baked chilaquiles topped with poblano cream and two eggs, any style. Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best Brunch in Chicago," 3 Mar. 2018 Sweeten that romantic bond by treating them to a crunchy creole shrimp po'boy. Catherine O’neill, Bon Appetit, "Your August Horoscopes: A Big Sandwich for Every Zodiac Sign," 1 Aug. 2017 The Waiting Room in Northwest Portland is hosting a Porch Party series on Sundays with a crawfish boil, daiquiris, soft shell crab po'boy, oysters on the half shell and more. Michael Russell | The Oregonian/oregonlive, OregonLive.com, "Five (plus one) new Portland pop-ups to watch for this week," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of po'boy

1932, in the meaning defined above

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