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Experts believe the word gumbeau on an ancient Louisiana document may be the first written mention of a favorite dish - gumbo.

Find out how it was found and why, and what is being done to make sure it doesn't get lost again.

Bill Capo has the story in his Action Report on the Eyewitness News at 6 p.m.

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