The home cooks are so good in New Orleans that finding a restaurant to compete with Mama’s cooking is a tough task. But the lines for Mother’s Restaurant are always long because they’ve been mastering Cajun favorites for nearly 80 years. You’ll find bubbling hot pots of gumbo, steamy bowls of shrimp creole, and of course, the “World’s Best Baked Ham,” as the sign outside reads! We’ll show you the secrets behind their jazzy jambalaya and heavenly hams that used to feed hungry longshoremen. Get the recipe for their jambalaya, named for one of the co-owners, below!