The Big Cheezy, New Orleans, La., Report #44

New Orleans is known as the “Big Easy”.  The name of this place is obviously a play on that.  I was playing around on Facebook and saw an ad where if you signed up for their VIP club you get a free grilled cheese sandwich.  I signed up, they e-mailed me a coupon, so since… Continue reading The Big Cheezy, New Orleans, La., Report #44

Mellow Mushroom, Metarie, La. Report #43

I first ate at a Mellow Mushroom somewhere in southern Alabama maybe15 years ago and fell in love with it.  It was a long time before they opened this location in Metairie and they also have a location in Uptown New Orleans now.  This one is located on the top floor of a small shopping… Continue reading Mellow Mushroom, Metarie, La. Report #43

Bruno’s Tavern, New Orleans, La. Report #42

A local food critic named Tom Fitzmorris always advised against buying Groupons to go to restaurants.  I have no idea why.  I’ve discovered SOOOOO many good restaurants through Groupon!  And what’s wrong with getting your food at a discount?  The restaurant put themselves on Groupon!  I didn’t.  I just always make sure to tip on… Continue reading Bruno’s Tavern, New Orleans, La. Report #42

Café 615, Home of Da Wabbit, Gretna, La. Report #40

Today was my birthday and my daughter treated me to dinner.  When she asked where I wanted to go Da Wabbit immediately came to mind.  Why?  I have no idea.  But Da Wabbit is always a great choice. This place dates back to 1949 when it was a drive-in.  It’s now a really good restaurant… Continue reading Café 615, Home of Da Wabbit, Gretna, La. Report #40

Atomic Burger, Metairie, La. Report #35

When I try a new burger place I go with the simplest burger they offer to kind of set a baseline.  No sense in trying something more exotic if their simple burger isn’t any good.  So I ordered the Atomic Burger.  I asked what the “A.B. Sauce” was and was told it was a combo… Continue reading Atomic Burger, Metairie, La. Report #35

Joe’s Café, Marrero, La. Report #34

Looking at this place you’d think it was your typical donut shop but it’s a lot more.  This is the Lapalco location.  It’s open 24 hours and the full menu is available 24 hours a day.  I came here years ago just for their peanut butter and jelly donut and wanted that today.  I was… Continue reading Joe’s Café, Marrero, La. Report #34