La Boca, New Orleans, LA Report #253

I’ve been wanting to try this place for a long time.   It’s an Argentine Steakhouse that I’ve heard many good things about.  We were in the steak mood so we headed on over! We decided on: And the food: First they brought us a nice little bread basket with some olive oil.  Square pieces… Continue reading La Boca, New Orleans, LA Report #253

Marcello’s, New Orleans, LA Report #248

*************** PERMANENTLY CLOSED *************** We were overdue for some Italian food and decided on this place.  Excellent choice.  Everything was fantastic.  I’m not a wine drinker, but if you are, I’m pretty sure you’ll find the right bottle for you.  There were racks of wine all over the place.  Our waitress said we could roam… Continue reading Marcello’s, New Orleans, LA Report #248

Herbsaint, New Orleans, LA Report #240

If you want to venture down to the Central Business District, this place is worth a stop.  It’s in walking distance of the Word War II Museum and the Superdome. Classy looking place.  As soon as you walk in you’ll see a basket full of boxes of Herbsaint matches.  You can help yourself.  What’s classier… Continue reading Herbsaint, New Orleans, LA Report #240

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

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

Ugly Dog Saloon & BBQ, New Orleans, LA Report #209

I came here for one thing and one thing only.  The Lafitte Pig sandwich.  I heard from a fellow foodie it was worth the trip.  Sliced ham, pulled pork and bacon, topped with coleslaw and cheddar cheese.  Sounded good to me. Nice sized place.  When I walked in I wasn’t sure if I should have… Continue reading Ugly Dog Saloon & BBQ, New Orleans, LA Report #209

Johnny Sanchez, New Orleans, LA Report #205

I get tired of the same old Tex-Mex menus at Mexican restaurants.  They all have basically the same food with maybe slight variations.  So when I saw this place had pig ears and crawfish enchiladas on the menu, I figured I’d give it a try! Beautiful place.  I decided on: And the food: I don’t… Continue reading Johnny Sanchez, New Orleans, LA Report #205

Tsunami, New Orleans, LA Report #195

This place is located on the ground floor of the Pan-American Life Building, in the Central Business District.  Since the restaurant has a Poydras Street address, I entered on Poydras St.  I didn’t see a restaurant, so I started roaming around, until a security guard behind a desk stopped me.  Our exchange went like this:… Continue reading Tsunami, New Orleans, LA Report #195

Red Gravy, New Orleans, LA Report #185

I’m not sure if I should say this place is strange or the people that work there are.  We walk in and inform the hostess we have a party of three.  She says they don’t have tables for three and asks us to sit at the bar.  We don’t want to sit at the bar. … Continue reading Red Gravy, New Orleans, LA Report #185

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ, New Orleans, LA Report #171

  When you listen to youngsters talk these days, it seems like they describe every experience they have as “AMAZING”.  And if you’re like me you think, “Well dummy, if everything is amazing, then NOTHING is amazing”!  Well, guess what?  This place is AMAZING!! The place is beautiful.  Small bar as soon as you walk… Continue reading Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ, New Orleans, LA Report #171