Tres Bon Cajun Meats, River Ridge, LA Report #216

  This place is in River Ridge, Louisiana, which is located not too far west of New Orleans.  I heard good things about their BBQ so I figured I’d go give it a try.  Right in the front parking lot there was a big BBQ pit on wheels belching out smoke.  If I had a… Continue reading Tres Bon Cajun Meats, River Ridge, LA Report #216

Fat Boy Pantry, New Orleans, LA Report #215

When I heard this place sold a fried lobster poboy, I thought there had to be some kind of gimmick to it.  Was it artificial lobster meat?  Made with some kind of lobster flavored Alaskan fish?  Or was it real lobster and they only put a skimpy portion of lobster meat on it?  I know… Continue reading Fat Boy Pantry, New Orleans, LA Report #215

Gus’s Fried Chicken, New Orleans, LA Report #214

As Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana, I woke up and could only think about one thing.  I want some fried chicken!  So I headed to the very newly opened Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken. Normally I wouldn’t review a chain, which this is.  They have 29 locations in 13 states.  This is the only… Continue reading Gus’s Fried Chicken, New Orleans, LA Report #214

Freddie’s Chicken N’ Waffles, New Orleans, LA Report #213

This place is located in Algiers, on the Westbank of New Orleans.  The mural inside depicts a historic New Orleans neighborhood called Algiers Point. You can order off the breakfast or lunch menu any time of day. We decided on this plus a pancake: And the food: When we arrived the place was basically empty. … Continue reading Freddie’s Chicken N’ Waffles, New Orleans, LA Report #213

Surrey’s Café & Juice Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #212

This place bills itself as New Orleans oldest organic juice bar.  I could care less about juice.  I want FOOD!  And what a glorious place it is for food! Small little cramped joint, so if you have to wait for a table you’ll be waiting outside.  There are some trees around so at least you’ll… Continue reading Surrey’s Café & Juice Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #212

Voleo’s Seafood Restaurant, Lafitte, LA Report #211

A little over a half hour drive south of New Orleans is the community of Lafitte, Louisiana.  We decided to take a little trip to get out the city and of course we had to eat!  Some time ago someone had mentioned this place to me.  I checked out their menu online and saw they… Continue reading Voleo’s Seafood Restaurant, Lafitte, LA Report #211

Josephine Estelle, New Orleans, LA Report #210

Beautiful place.  I love the open kitchen.  Let’s you see if they drop your chicken leg on the floor and put it back on your plate! We decided on: And the food: My dining partner wanted the chicken, which didn’t come with a side.  My Osso Bucco came with hominy, which I’m not a fan… Continue reading Josephine Estelle, New Orleans, LA Report #210