Windowsill Pies, New Orleans, LA Report #519

After a delicious lunch at La Patrona, we decided to stop here for dessert. Never been to a pie specialty shop before. I like pie. I was hoping I’d be happy. In the end, I was. You can buy any pie by the slice. Online I saw they had a Bananas Foster pie. I was… Continue reading Windowsill Pies, New Orleans, LA Report #519

Wishing Town Bakery Cafe, Metairie, LA Report #458

I’ve heard good things about this place. It’s a bakery, and I know people who have come here for birthday cakes. But I didn’t come in to eat cake for dinner. I came in for their REAL food! Tiny place located at the end of a strip mall. First off, we couldn’t find the joint!… Continue reading Wishing Town Bakery Cafe, Metairie, LA Report #458

Caffe! Caffe!, Metairie, LA Report #372

I have a very dear friend, much older than me, who appreciates the finer things in life. But totally unlike me, she’s filthy rich, so she can afford them. She’s so rich she could have lobster and foie gras sandwiches, with imported Russian caviar mayonnaise, served on gold infused French bread, with fried white truffle… Continue reading Caffe! Caffe!, Metairie, LA Report #372

Todd’s Frozen Yogurt, Metairie, LA Report #251

Moved to a new location.  3544 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70002 Ph: (504) 222-2443 We had just finished dinner a few blocks away at Drago’s and decided to stop in here for dessert.  Cute little place with a lot more than frozen yogurt, as the pictures attest to.  ‘Tis the season, so I sampled… Continue reading Todd’s Frozen Yogurt, Metairie, LA Report #251

Palace Buffet, Biloxi, MS Report #89

  The Palace Buffet is located in the Palace Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.  I normally wouldn’t consider reviewing a casino buffet but there’s one thing about this one that makes it special that I think readers should know about.  The Mississippi Gulf Coast is dotted with casinos, but this one is the ONLY smoke free… Continue reading Palace Buffet, Biloxi, MS Report #89

Root Down, Denver, CO Report #72

i Traveling home and I ended up with a long layover in Denver right at my favorite time of day. Dinner time! Saw this place so I stopped and looked at their menu. Looked like their intent was to take a different spin on foods so I figured I’d give them a try. I found… Continue reading Root Down, Denver, CO Report #72

Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar, Spokane, WA Report #70

Through no fault of my own I ended up in Spokane, Washington. I have NEVER seen this much snow in my life! I think it was 1975 when it snowed enough in New Orleans that I was able to build a snowman using every bit of snow in my yard. I saw that much here… Continue reading Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar, Spokane, WA Report #70

Sucre’, Metairie, LA Report #28

********** PERMANENTLY CLOSED **********   I’ve always took the same attitude towards my desserts as I did my women.  I don’t care if they’re ugly, as long as they’re sweet.  But, if you’re not like me and like pretty dessert, this is the place for you. This was the Metairie location.  They also have a… Continue reading Sucre’, Metairie, LA Report #28

Rita’s, West Palm Beach, FL Report #20

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS IN THIS REPORT!   I finally escaped the New Orleans area for a little vacation.  In southeast Louisiana we have snowballs, or snowcones as some might say, but we don’t have frozen custard.  Lord I wish we did! I had been to a Rita’s before in Alabama and loved it.  The Italian ice… Continue reading Rita’s, West Palm Beach, FL Report #20

The Creole Creamery, New Orleans, LA Report #19

     Cute, clean little place with the feel of an old-time ice cream parlor.  This is the Lakeview location so if you’re enjoying lunch or dinner in any one of the numerous restaurants in the area, you may want to stop here for dessert.  There’s also a location uptown.  VERY IMPORTANT:  They ONLY take… Continue reading The Creole Creamery, New Orleans, LA Report #19