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Calorie-free ways to enjoy three Crescent City classics

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More than just a latenight snack vendor, Lucky Dogs is a French Quarter institution on wheels. This ceramic homage to the famous hot-dog dispenser is $28 at Judy at the Rink (2727 Prytania St., 891-7018).
Baking in the Marigny since 1922, the Simon Hubig Pie Company has a loyal following of sweet-toothed locals, among them pie-lovers who'd wear this T-shirt with pride — $16 at Funky Monkey (3127 Magazine St., 899-5587).
Who knew fried dough with powdered sugar would be enough to make a place like Café du Monde a world-famous destination? Find this dishtowel, $8.99, and other merchandise with food-for-thought-ful sayings at Wearable Vegetables (5700 Citrus Ave., Harahan, 737-7310;


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