Acme Oyster House, Metairie, LA Report #419

This place got it’s start in the French Quarter of New Orleans in 1910. They still have a location there, this location, and according to their website they also have one in Baton Rouge, Gulf Shores and Houston. I came out here to the Metairie location to avoid the hassle of parking in the French… Continue reading Acme Oyster House, Metairie, LA Report #419

Don’s Seafood, Metairie, LA Report #414

The original Don’s Seafood opened in Lafayette, Louisiana, in 1934. I’m not sure when this location opened, but it’ been here as long as I can remember. Located on a main drag in Metairie, I’ve driven past it countless times. When this place comes up and I tell someone I’ve never been to Don’s, they’re… Continue reading Don’s Seafood, Metairie, LA Report #414

LeBrane’s Creole Cuisine, Westwego, LA Report #407

This place boast that it has a real, New Orleans born Creole chef. Well, I happen to be a real, New Orleans born Creole person myself. Just not a chef. BUT, I happen to be a well trained, expert, eater of the HIGHEST order. Part of my training consist of the fact that I’ve been… Continue reading LeBrane’s Creole Cuisine, Westwego, LA Report #407

Frankie & Johnny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #392

Located a stones throw from the Mississippi river, this place has been around since 1942. That’s a long time! I bet the sign hanging in front is older than me. Cozy place. When you walk in the first thing you see is the bar. If I lived in the neighborhood and was a drinker, I… Continue reading Frankie & Johnny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #392

Gattuso’s, Gretna, LA Report #371

This place is located in Old Gretna, also knows as the Historic District of Gretna. The city of Gretna is located on the Westbank of the Mississippi River. When I moved to the Westbank long ago, we discovered this place and came here a few times. It was pretty much a hole in the wall… Continue reading Gattuso’s, Gretna, LA Report #371

Rizzuto’s, New Orleans, LA Report #362

The perfect way to end my, “one day I’m allowed to have a cheat meal during Lent”, day! A great meal at a nice family run restaurant. In fact, this place is so family run when I asked our waiter about a certain dish we had he said his mom was in the kitchen cooking… Continue reading Rizzuto’s, New Orleans, LA Report #362

Etouffée, Covington, LA Report #360

It was just two weeks ago I crossed the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway for a delicious dinner at The Dakota. Well, here I am doing it again! A friend of mine who lives across the lake visited this restaurant and loved it. I looked up the menu online and knew I had to pop in for… Continue reading Etouffée, Covington, LA Report #360

KY’s Olde Towne Bicycle Shop, Slidell, LA Report #333

The city of Slidell is located across the eastern side of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. This place is in a section of the city referred to as “Olde Towne”. Quaint little area. And the building this restaurant is located in has a long history, dating back to 1902! It’s at the bottom of the… Continue reading KY’s Olde Towne Bicycle Shop, Slidell, LA Report #333

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

Black Velvet Oyster Bar & Grill, Buras, LA Report #324

Don’t ask how I ended up way down in Buras, Louisiana. The third picture above shows where it is. The blue dot shows my current location in New Orleans, and the little red balloon where you almost run out of Louisiana to travel through is Buras. There’s not a lot to do in Buras. There’s… Continue reading Black Velvet Oyster Bar & Grill, Buras, LA Report #324