Oscar’s, Metairie, LA Report #445

As you can see, this is a bar. Big one. Darts. Pool. Jello shots. All the normal bar stuff. But I’m not a drinker. I’m an eater. I’ve been hearing for some time that the burgers here were great. When people told me it was on Metairie Rd., I had no idea where. I’ve driven… Continue reading Oscar’s, Metairie, LA Report #445

Mr. Ed’s Seafood & Italian, Metairie, LA Report #444

Normally when I go to restaurants that have more than one location, I don’t do a separate report for each location. I just add to the original report I did on the first one I went to. Well, when I walked into this Mr. Ed’s I asked them if they were affiliated with the one… Continue reading Mr. Ed’s Seafood & Italian, Metairie, LA Report #444

Mangu, Gretna, LA Report #443

Less than a week ago I was eating Birria style meat at a place called Secret Birria. Traditionally, that Mexican dish was made with goat. The meat I had was beef. But I love goat and I hadn’t had it in forever, so I decided to find some! That led me to this Dominican restaurant… Continue reading Mangu, Gretna, LA Report #443

Secret Birria, New Orleans, LA Report #442

I looked up the definition of “Birria”. Putting together a couple definitions, it’s a Spanish term for a traditional Mexican dish originally made with goat meat, but it also can be made with beef. In gastronomic terms they say it means, “Exquisite savory dish, full of culture and tradition”. Wow. Impressive! I see why they… Continue reading Secret Birria, New Orleans, LA Report #442

Middendorf’s, Akers, LA Report #441

I’ve been hearing about this place my entire life. It’s famous for it’s thin fried catfish. Their history is very interesting and deserves to be told. I’m too lazy to type it all, so just click on this link if you’re interested —> History. I was surprised when I looked this place up online and… Continue reading Middendorf’s, Akers, LA Report #441

Augie’s Restaurant, Harahan, LA Report #440

We had no intention of stopping at here for lunch. We were driving along headed to do some Christmas shopping, saw this place, realized we were hungry, so we stopped in. Beautiful place! They also do special events such as weddings. We decided on: %%%%% THE FOOD %%%%% The seafood gumbo was delicious. Nice consistency,… Continue reading Augie’s Restaurant, Harahan, LA Report #440

Shogun, Metairie, LA Report #439

I’ve reviewed numerous sushi joints in and around the New Orleans area, and can’t believe I’ve never reviewed this one. Why you ask? Because when this place opened in 1981 it was the very first place in the New Orleans area to have a sushi bar. Other restaurants had served sushi, but didn’t have a… Continue reading Shogun, Metairie, LA Report #439

Cajun’s Fabulous Fried Chicken, Gulfport, MS Report #438

This place is awesome. It seems impossible to find anything about it’s history online so I have to go by memory. Me, my family, and a bunch of fellow New Orleanians I know have been coming here since the early 1980’s. Back then, Popeye’s fried chicken was all the rage. Word spread there was a… Continue reading Cajun’s Fabulous Fried Chicken, Gulfport, MS Report #438

Cafe Equator, Metairie, LA Report #437

This place is located right across the street from a popular shopping mall, so I’ve been looking at it for some time thinking I’ve got to give it a try. Today was their lucky day. I graced them with my presence! We decided on: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE FOOD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! First off, we’ve been known to order… Continue reading Cafe Equator, Metairie, LA Report #437

Fontenot’s Cajun Café, Natchitoches, LA Report #436

Ever saw the movie Steel Magnolias? With Sally Field and Julie Roberts? One claim to fame this city has is it was set and filmed here. I never saw that movie, so let’s move on. Another thing that this city is known for are their meat pies. A lot of menus in New Orleans will… Continue reading Fontenot’s Cajun Café, Natchitoches, LA Report #436