La Patrona, New Orleans, LA Report #518

We had no plans on coming here today. I have a credit card attached to the Marriot hotel chain. They send me emails featuring certain restaurants, and I get points for hotel stays if I dine in those places. One of those restaurants was the place in the last picture above. A Mexican place called… Continue reading La Patrona, New Orleans, LA Report #518

El Toque Catracho, Gretna, LA Report #450

Not long ago, this place was a Mexican place called Margaritas Mexican Cuisine. I loved it! I drive past here often, and awhile back I noticed this sign saying “El Toque Catracho Now Open”. Was Margaritas gone? Or did they just change their name? I was in the mood for Mexican food so I figured… Continue reading El Toque Catracho, Gretna, LA Report #450

The Velvet Cactus, New Orleans, LA Report #363

This is one of those places that you go to and wonder why you haven’t been there in so long. I love the place. If you miss their sign and you’re looking for the restaurant, the second picture is about all you’ll see. It’s tucked in under a bunch of trees of pretty much invisible.… Continue reading The Velvet Cactus, New Orleans, LA Report #363

Margaritas Mexican Cuisine, Gretna, LA Report #275

*************** PERMANENTLY CLOSED *************** For some time now I’ve said El Paso was my favorite Mexican restaurant.  Well, after an excellent meal here tonight, El Paso has a challenger! You can drive by this place several times, like I did, and not notice it.  It’s hidden in a strip mall behind the Beef Connection Steakhouse,… Continue reading Margaritas Mexican Cuisine, Gretna, LA Report #275

Cabo Flats, West Palm Beach, FL Report #198

Our last meal in West Palm Beach, Florida.  After great pizza last night at City Pizza, we decided on Mexican food tonight.  Pretty disappointing.  The atmosphere and extensive bar menu, along with the Margarita towers, gave me the impression this was more of a drinking place than an eating place.  The food backed that up.… Continue reading Cabo Flats, West Palm Beach, FL Report #198