Crescent City Brewhouse, New Orleans, LA Report #406

I’m not going to reveal my age but I can brag that I’m old enough to have survived Hurricane Betsy. I was born in New Orleans and have been here my entire life. I’m one of the locals who doesn’t like going into the French Quarter. In fact, I can think of times in my… Continue reading Crescent City Brewhouse, New Orleans, LA Report #406

Criollo, New Orleans, LA Report #405

My first COOLinary dinner this year was at Appoline, and it was very good. This is only my second one of the season. I’ve got to step up my game! Here’s a link for an explanation of COOLinary and participating restaurants: https://www.neworleans.com/coolinary/ This restaurant is located in the French Quarter, inside of the Hotel Monteleone… Continue reading Criollo, New Orleans, LA Report #405

Arnaud’s, New Orleans, LA Report #400

When I started doing this blog as a hobby I never thought I’d get to report #400. Actually, considering hardly anyone reads these things, it’s still just that. A hobby. But I enjoy doing it! And hopefully it brings a little joy to the 6 or 7 people who read it. Long ago I figured… Continue reading Arnaud’s, New Orleans, LA Report #400

American Sports Saloon, New Orleans, LA Report #395

Normally, there’s no way I’d end up at a sports bar in the French Quarter. But way back in Report #334 I explained how I get reward points for hotel stays for dining at certain restaurants. I got an email (2nd picture above), telling me I’d get 500 bonus points for spending $30 at this… Continue reading American Sports Saloon, New Orleans, LA Report #395

Red Fish Grill, New Orleans, LA Report #389

This restaurant is owned by the Ralph Brennan restaurant group. The Brennan’s are a well knows restaurant family here in New Orleans. Two of their other restaurants I’ve been to are the world famous Brennan’s on Royal St., which I absolutely love, and Ralph’s on the Park. This one is located in the French Quarter,… Continue reading Red Fish Grill, New Orleans, LA Report #389

Doris Metropolitan, New Orleans, LA Report #383

It’s good to be back in New Orleans after dining across the Gulf Coast over last weekend. It’s always good to come home. Today, I had a serious workout in the gym. Lifted tons of weight! I believe the old saying that beef builds muscle, so I decided to get a good steak tonight. Whenever… Continue reading Doris Metropolitan, New Orleans, LA Report #383

Mona Lisa, New Orleans, LA Report #364

I was perusing one of my favorite foodie pages on social media and someone mentioned this place. I looked it up and read the reviews. People raved about it! And I was in the mood for Italian so we headed down to the French Quarter to give it a try. The sign outside is just… Continue reading Mona Lisa, New Orleans, LA Report #364

Palm & Pine, New Orleans, LA Report #347

This restaurant is located on the northern edge of the French Quarter, on what was once the North Rampart of the original city of New Orleans. Because of that, the street it’s on is named North Rampart. I’ve heard great things about this place and have been wanting to try it for some time. My… Continue reading Palm & Pine, New Orleans, LA Report #347

Desire Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #322

This is it! My last COOLinary meal of the 2020 season. I did pretty good. Had 6 of them! The other 5 were dinners. This was the only lunch. This restaurant is located on world famous Bourbon Street, in the French Quarter. It’s in the Royal Sonesta hotel, but there’s an entrance allowing you to… Continue reading Desire Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #322

Muriel’s Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA Report #320

This place is located in the heart of the French Quarter. The third picture above is Jackson Square, with St. Louis cathedral in the background. Probably one of the images most associated with New Orleans. Muriel’s is located right behind it. And right across the street from Jackson Square is the iconic beignet place, CafĂ©… Continue reading Muriel’s Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA Report #320