The Gumbo Stand serves up heaping helpings of life and love through just delicious Cajun & Creole classics! We haven’t changed the old comfort foods of Louisiana, just making them the new comfort foods of today.
The chef & owner Krystal Simmons wants you to share in her gumbos, jambalayas, po’ boys and etouffees prepared and served up the way she grew up!
The Gumbo Stand believes that “small businesses are the foundation of our communities, thus, it is our duty to give back to and help develop the people of our community through our personal time, food and monetary donations.”
“Through culture, we become specific people, living in specific times and places. Culture gets under our skin. It becomes comfortable–second nature to us. That specificity makes encounters with other cultures foreign and strange–they don’t eat like us or talk like us. But they too have culture. Culture as Comfort examines this human alchemy, how culture makes us who we are, and how we can harness these insights to become more comfortable not only in our own culture but across the many cultures we encounter in today’s globalized world.” — Daniel Lende, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of South Florida. Click this link to order a copy of the Book: Culture as Comfort.
Do we inherit culture? What role does biology play, if any? What is your comfort zone? Can culture be lost? We use the word so loosely but do we “really” know what it means.