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Where to Find the Best Gumbo in Houston

POSTED: March 29, 2022 AT 1:24 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, Food Finds

Gumbo is a child with many mothers. The West African Bantu word “ki ngombo” means okra, and the Choctaw, who hailed from present-day Mississippi, used the term “kombo” to mean ground up sassafras leaves (aka filé). As it turns out, okra and filé — often just one or the other — are considered essential thickeners […]

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