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

Bayou Bistro, New Orleans, LA Report #334

Let me tell you how I found out about this place. I have a rewards credit card for a popular hotel chain. Last month they sent me this email saying if you dine at certain participating restaurants and use their credit card, they’ll give you a bunch of reward points. NOLA Caye was on that… Continue reading Bayou Bistro, New Orleans, LA Report #334

Coterie NOLA, New Orleans, LA Report #313

The Coolinary 2020 season has begun!  Summer is a slow time for restaurants. To combat that, at this time of year they start a celebration of restaurants referred to as Coolinary New Orleans.  Restaurants all over the region join in, and offer 2 course lunches for $20 or less, and three course brunches or dinners… Continue reading Coterie NOLA, New Orleans, LA Report #313

Creole House Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #292

Located on the very western edge of the French Quarter, their website says they’re in the oldest building on Canal St.  There used to be a Wendy’s Hamburger restaurant in this building, but you’d never know it now.  Place looks really nice! So the name of the place is the Creole House.  I know a… Continue reading Creole House Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #292

Slim Goodies Diner, New Orleans, LA Report #288

Thanks to the Coronavirus this is my first time dining INSIDE of a New Orleans restaurant since a lunch at Red’s Chinese on March 15th (which was delicious by the way).  Restaurants here were allowed to open up for dine in yesterday. Some people have been concerned about the so called “contact tracing” the media… Continue reading Slim Goodies Diner, New Orleans, LA Report #288

Boomtown Bayou Market Buffet, Harvey, LA Report #121

  I feel like my culinary standards are really dropping.  Yesterday I ended up at a Chinese buffet (Report #119) and today I end up at a casino buffet!  In fact, I wasn’t even going to do a report on it UNTIL I had the bread pudding.  I instantly realized I had to let the… Continue reading Boomtown Bayou Market Buffet, Harvey, LA Report #121