St. Roch Market, New Orleans, LA Report #183

  This building dates back to 1875 when it was constructed as a state owned, open air market.  Since then it’s been several different things.  I had my first soft shelled crab poboy here back in the late 1970’s, when it was a seafood market and sandwich place.  After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, it sat… Continue reading St. Roch Market, New Orleans, LA Report #183

Big Ez Seafood, Gretna, LA Report #182

  When I walked in here for dinner tonight a really had my mind set on some boiled crawfish.  I haven’t had any yet this year.  When I heard they were $6.89 a pound I changed my mind.  More than I was willing to pay. Nice clean little place.  Some really plush stools if you… Continue reading Big Ez Seafood, Gretna, LA Report #182

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, New Orleans, LA Report #172

  When people think about the Fair Grounds they think about horse racing.  Makes sense, since horses have been racing here since 1852!  I think that makes it the third oldest race track in America.  But as usual, when I think of any place, I think of FOOD!  And they serve pretty good New Orleans… Continue reading Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, New Orleans, LA Report #172

Dick & Jenny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #168

  If you’ve ever driven down Tchoupitoulas Street Uptown, you’ve probably noticed Dick & Jenny’s.  The building faces Tchoupitoulas St., but you enter on the side on Jena St., which proved to be a challenge for me.  When you walk down the side you’ll see a door in the middle of the building, with an… Continue reading Dick & Jenny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #168

Tony Mandina’s, Gretna, LA Report #166

  I can’t remember the last time I went to a restaurant that I could absolutely rave about, but this is it!  My new favorite Italian restaurant.  Even if I tried I couldn’t find anything to report negatively on after this dining experience. There’s ample off street parking, with an attendant to keep an eye… Continue reading Tony Mandina’s, Gretna, LA Report #166

Short Stop Poboys, Metairie, LA Report #158

  I was reading the holiday dining guide edition of Where Y’at magazine and saw an ad for this place.  The ad mentioned they offered over 30 different varieties of poboys in 6, 9 and 14 inch sizes.  Sounded great!  More variety and smaller sizes so I can try more than one.  We braved the stormy weather… Continue reading Short Stop Poboys, Metairie, LA Report #158

Heads & Tails, Harahan, LA Report #149

  Why didn’t anyone ever tell me about this place?  It was great!  So many unique things on their menu.  Like Boudin Stuffed Mushrooms, Croissant sandwiches, Boudin Stuffed Pork Chops, the Belle River Burger (a fried egg and crawfish etouffee on a burger!), among other things. My dining partner wanted to start off with a… Continue reading Heads & Tails, Harahan, LA Report #149