Barrow’s Catfish, New Orleans, LA Report #394

This place is synonymous in New Orleans with fried catfish. It was originally opened in 1943 at a different location, and initially they only served fried catfish and potato salad. That menu expanded, but hurricane Katrina closed them down in 2005. After a long hiatus, they reopened at this location. Long ago (I’m talking the… Continue reading Barrow’s Catfish, New Orleans, LA Report #394

Golden Gate Bistro, New Orleans, LA Report #390

As of Friday last week I had never tried Peruvian food. At least not that I could remember. I rectified that by going to Tito’s Ceviche & Pisco. As of today, I had never tried Colombian food. I didn’t plan to fix that anytime soon but this place popped up on my radar. I pulled… Continue reading Golden Gate Bistro, New Orleans, LA Report #390

Ye Olde College Inn, New Orleans, LA Report #323

This is an old New Orleans restaurant that’s been around in one form or another since 1933. They actually have a garden across the street where they grow things to use in the restaurant for a farm to table experience. You can’t get any fresher than that! I told a fellow New Orleanian I had… Continue reading Ye Olde College Inn, New Orleans, LA Report #323

Kin, New Orleans, LA Report #159

  I’ve never had a bowl of Ramen in my life.  Except, of course, those cheap packs of Ramen you can buy in supermarkets with the little seasoning pack in them.  I love the Pad Thai made with Ramen noodles at Banana Blossom (Report #12), and I love Pho, but I’ve never had a bowl… Continue reading Kin, New Orleans, LA Report #159

Dunbar’s Creole Cuisine, New Orleans, LA Report #156

  I went to this restaurant long ago when it was located uptown on Freret Street and remembered that the food was pretty good.  They’re now located on Earhart Blvd. in Gert Town. VERY spacious, well lit dining room.  We had one of those rare meals where I can make a blanket statement.  Everything we… Continue reading Dunbar’s Creole Cuisine, New Orleans, LA Report #156