Red beans and rice keep them coming back to Louisiana Creole Gumbo in Detroit

Posted at 3:04 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 15:04:56-04

DETROIT, MICH. — Louisiana Creole Gumbo was one of the first restaurants in Detroit to feature Creole and Cajun cooking.

Of all the dishes the small take out restaurant on Gratiot Avenue, on the edge of the Eastern Market, is known for, its red beans and rice are the top seller.

The restaurant has been using the same secret ingredients since 1970.

WXYZ Photojournalist John Ciolino visited the iconic restaurant to learn more about it's nearly 50 year history for 7 In Your Neighborhood.