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

Luca Eats, New Orleans, LA Report #332

This place is located back in a residential neighborhood, well off any main drag. If you see that cemetery, which is right across the street from the restaurant, you know you’re close! If you look at that cemetery (3rd pic) you’ll notice the graves are above ground. That’s because here in New Orleans we’re below… Continue reading Luca Eats, New Orleans, LA Report #332

The Vintage, New Orleans, LA Report #239

I heard about this place because of their beignets.  But they have other food too, so we decided to come here for dinner.  Seems this place is a bar first, and a restaurant second.  I could be wrong about that, but the drink menu is longer than the food menu.  I’m not a drinker, but… Continue reading The Vintage, New Orleans, LA Report #239

Shipley Do-nuts, Metairie, LA Report #107

  HAPPY JULY 4TH!! I’ve always heard of Shipley Do-nuts and knew they were popular in other southern states, but I didn’t know we had one in the New Orleans area.  And with good reason.  This is the first one and it only opened three months ago.  The building looks brand new.  Small dining area… Continue reading Shipley Do-nuts, Metairie, LA Report #107

Café Du Monde, Metairie, LA Report #32

If you visit New Orleans you MUST go to the Café du Monde.  Preferably the original one in the French Quarter.  It’s best to eat beignets sitting on the Mississippi River, listening to the calliope music from the steamboat Natchez and looking at Jackson Square across the street.  BUT, if you can’t make it to… Continue reading Café Du Monde, Metairie, LA Report #32