Hong Minh Restaurant, Harvey, LA Report #298

This place is nowhere near nothing!  Tucked away on a back street, you’ve got to know it’s back there to find it.  It’s the kind of place that has to have good food to stay in business, because they can’t count on a lot of traffic passing by to bring new customers in.  I heard… Continue reading Hong Minh Restaurant, Harvey, LA Report #298

3 Happiness Restaurant, Gretna, LA Report #294

This place is located in a strip mall in Gretna, right down the street from one of my favorite Vietnamese restaurants, Tan Dinh.  The menu here offers Chinese and Vietnamese food.  A foodie friend of mine, who happens to be of the Asian persuasion, recommended it, so my hopes were high I’d have a great… Continue reading 3 Happiness Restaurant, Gretna, LA Report #294

Red’s Chinese, New Orleans, LA Report #278

I heard this place had great food.  I used to work in this neighborhood, but haven’t been down this way in some time.  I couldn’t remember seeing a Chinese restaurant in this area, so I got the address.  3048 St. Claude.  I’m driving down St. Claude, in the direction that the address numbers are increasing. … Continue reading Red’s Chinese, New Orleans, LA Report #278

Blue Giant Chinese, New Orleans, LA Report #271

This place is right next door to Fat Boy Pantry, where I tried my first lobster po-boy!  And Surrey’s Café & Juice Bar, which I absolutely love, is in the next block.  I think I might have to buy a house around here! Small, cozy little joint.  We decided on the Shrimp Wontons, the Dan… Continue reading Blue Giant Chinese, New Orleans, LA Report #271

Little Chinatown, Kenner, LA Report #258

I belong to a food lovers group on social media, and whenever someone asks where they can get good Chinese food, this place is mentioned.  Multiple times.  I figured I’d come in and see what all the fuss was about. Before coming in I checked out the menu online.  They have a lot of dishes… Continue reading Little Chinatown, Kenner, LA Report #258

China Doll, Harvey, LA Report #226

Probably my last five times eating Chinese food it’s been at the Empress of China.  I love that place and have been kind of stuck on it.  I’ve always heard good things about China Doll.  I tried it once so long ago I couldn’t remember if I liked it or not, so I figured I’d… Continue reading China Doll, Harvey, LA Report #226

Nine Roses, Gretna, LA Report #167

  Can’t decided between Vietnamese or Chinese food?  Don’t stress it.  Come here and have both.  This place is located less than a block off the Westbank Expressway in Gretna, but I drove by over 1,000 times never knowing it was there.  If you’re driving towards the river on the ground level of the expressway,… Continue reading Nine Roses, Gretna, LA Report #167

Panda King, Gretna, LA Report #119

  I’m not a fan of Chinese buffets.  In fact, it’s hard for me to even consider them “restaurants”.  But, I know a lot of people love them so here’s a report on one. If you go to a Chinese buffet I suggest you go during their busiest times.  That’s when the food is freshest… Continue reading Panda King, Gretna, LA Report #119

Empress Of China, Gretna, LA Report #79

  When I first moved to the Westbank of New Orleans, about 20 years ago, I settled on a Chinese Restaurant I knew from Uptown New Orleans as my Chinese place of choice on the Westbank (See Report #39).  The last couple times I went there they left me unimpressed so tonight I decided to… Continue reading Empress Of China, Gretna, LA Report #79

Jung’s Golden Dragon II, New Orleans, LA Report #68

  I once worked as a personal trainer at an Anytime Fitness.  The owner was a Chinese guy and we talked about food once.  I asked him if there was anywhere in New Orleans to get authentic Chinese food and he told me there wasn’t.  Well, this place has two menus.  A typical Americanized Chinese… Continue reading Jung’s Golden Dragon II, New Orleans, LA Report #68