Amore Bakery and Café, Gretna, LA Report #375

Just last weekend I was next door to this place having an excellent Mexican lunch at El Gato Negro. I walked by this place when I left and thought about stopping in, but I was too stuffed to even eat a pecan. BUT!! Even though I don’t have much to write on, I made a… Continue reading Amore Bakery and Café, Gretna, LA Report #375

Piccola Gelateria, New Orleans, LA Report #309

  We had just finished lunch at the High Hat Café, and it hit me this place is in the same block.  Some gelato for dessert sounded like a great idea! They have more than gelato.  They also serve crepes (sweet and savory) and flatbreads.  But we decided on a small pistachio and a small… Continue reading Piccola Gelateria, New Orleans, LA Report #309

Angelo Brocato, New Orleans, LA Report #229

We had an excellent Italian dinner at Venezia’s (previous report), and decided to walk one block to this place for dessert.  If you want real, Italian desserts in New Orleans, this is the place to go.  They’ve been perfecting their craft here since 1905, so I think they’ve had enough time to get their act… Continue reading Angelo Brocato, New Orleans, LA Report #229

Sweet Rolls, Metairie, LA Report #223

Technically this is a restaurant, but I wasn’t going to do a report on an ice cream place.  But this ice cream is so good I realized it was my duty to let everyone know about it!  Ever had ice cream made to order?  Well, that’s what they do here! I love the lights hanging… Continue reading Sweet Rolls, Metairie, LA Report #223