The key to a good New Orleans PoBoy is a perfectly baked French baguette with equal amounts of chewiness and crispness. Operating since 2000 in the heart of East Austin, Gene's delivers the genuine article. The Smoked Sausage PoBoy is a standout, and vegetarians can go off the menu and try a French Fry PoBoy for kicks. Gene's also serves Southern-style breakfast and a stellar assortment of daily soul food plates, such as Thursday's $7.95 combo of smothered pork chops, collard greens, sweet potatoes and cornbread.
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