Mary Mahoney’s, Biloxi, MS Report #202

I’d love coming to this place just for it’s beauty and history.  This is a must dine at place if you visit Biloxi, Mississippi.  How many other restaurants you know of with an over 2,000 year old oak tree in it’s courtyard?  Pictured is the courtyard, bar and just a few of their dining rooms. … Continue reading Mary Mahoney’s, Biloxi, MS Report #202

Epic Buffet, Bay St. Louis, MS Report #201

If you’re driving down Highway 90 in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, you can’t miss the giant, neon, Hollywood Casino sign directing you where to turn to get there.  Inside the casino you’ll find the Epic Buffet.  I think it’s worth a stop! I wouldn’t normally report on a casino buffet unless there was something special… Continue reading Epic Buffet, Bay St. Louis, MS Report #201

Commander’s Palace, New Orleans, LA Report #200

It’s hard to believe this is my 200th report.  Long ago I wondered if I’d still be doing this long enough to get to 200.  Then I thought, “Why not?  It’s not like I’m doing anything else”.  So here I am. For my 200th report I knew I had to go somewhere special.  An old,… Continue reading Commander’s Palace, New Orleans, LA Report #200

Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #190

Nice looking place with a beautiful view.  Right across from the New Orleans Municipal Yacht Harbor.  You can watch the zillion dollar yachts cruise out the harbor en route to Lake Pontchartrain.  The main dining room has a regular bar, oyster bar, and a char-grilled oyster station.  You can also dine on an outdoor balcony… Continue reading Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #190

Copeland’s, Harvey, LA Report #189

Al Copeland was the New Orleans restaurant entrepreneur who started Popeye’s Chicken and Biscuits in a New Orleans suburb back in 1972.  He started franchising them in 1976, and the rest is history.  In 1983, he decided to get a little fancier and opened Copeland’s.  Copeland’s also became a franchise and at it’s peak there… Continue reading Copeland’s, Harvey, LA Report #189

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