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Top 10 reasons to attend the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

By: Meredith Darlington on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.

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The food is out of this world

Boiled crawfish don't get much better than ordering them fresh from the fest. Soft-shell crabs are also in season from the Louisiana coast. Now is the best time to eat them.

As a bonus, if you are trying to eat sustainably, these are both good sustainable seafood choices.