The dish on Gumbo with Treebeards

The secrets to mastering this creole classic

HOUSTON – Gumbo is one of the most popular menu items at Treebeards in downtown Houston.

Ahead of National Gumbo Day, restaurant manager Edie Sampson shares some of the secrets to creating the perfect bowl.

"Making gumbo is usually a full process, a full day, you have to fry your chicken first," Sampson said.

Treebeards is offering 40 percent off gumbo on October 12 for National Gumbo Day.

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