6215 Wilson St., Harahan, 737-3933; 515 Harrison Ave., 484-0841; www.kozcooks.com

Everything from the house-special barbecue ham to hot dogs can be had whole

Tag's Meat Market & Deli

1207 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, 277-6594

Grilled sausage from the adjoining butcher shop is stacked like bricks between bread

Katie's Restaurant

3701 Bienville St., 484-0580; www.katiesrestaurantandbar.com

Recently reopened and serving "the barge," with a choice of mixed fried seafood

Chad's Bistro

3216 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 838-9935

An old-fashioned "boat," with seafood filling a hollowed loaf

Louisiana Super Saver

1641 Louisiana Ave., 891-6670

Rough around the edges, big on value, whole roast beef loaves priced under $11