Mandina’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #507

This place has been around a long time. In fact, it’ll make its 100th birthday in a decade. I haven’t been here since back in the early 1990’s. A friend of mine and I used to work in the area and spent many a night after work closing down the bar here. Around that same… Continue reading Mandina’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #507

Randazzo’s Family Restaurant, Metairie, LA Report #483

A few nights ago I did something I hadn’t done in years. Looked at the restaurant section in Groupon. I used to do it pretty often to get ideas on new places to try, plus it saves you some money. Nothing wrong with that! There was a deal in there for this place. I bought… Continue reading Randazzo’s Family Restaurant, Metairie, LA Report #483

II Tony’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #460

There are a bunch of restaurants in this little area right on Lake Pontchartrain. The ones I’ve reported on are Felix’s, Lakeview Harbor, Landry’s, Ming’s, Russel’s Marina Grill, Sala and The Blue Crab. I ate at this place a long time ago. So long ago, I forgot if I liked it or not! Tonight, we… Continue reading II Tony’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #460

Giorlando’s Restaurant, Metairie, LA Report #451

You ever drive by a place, hundreds of times, and every time you pass you look at it and say, “One day I’ve got to try that place”? This is one of those places. I live in New Orleans and it’s located in Metairie, but right at a very busy intersection on a main thoroughfare.… Continue reading Giorlando’s Restaurant, Metairie, LA Report #451

Augie’s Restaurant, Harahan, LA Report #440

We had no intention of stopping at here for lunch. We were driving along headed to do some Christmas shopping, saw this place, realized we were hungry, so we stopped in. Beautiful place! They also do special events such as weddings. We decided on: %%%%% THE FOOD %%%%% The seafood gumbo was delicious. Nice consistency,… Continue reading Augie’s Restaurant, Harahan, LA Report #440

Fausto’s Bistro, Metairie, LA Report #413

We’re still recovering from Hurricane Ida down here. Many restaurant’s still aren’t open. In New Orleans, there’s also a decree by the mayor requiring people to prove they’re vaccinated against Covid to dine in restaurants. No vaccine card, no entry. Well this place is open, and it’s located a mere 1/4 miles west of New… Continue reading Fausto’s Bistro, Metairie, LA Report #413

Tower Of Pizza, Metairie, LA Report #402

This place is on the very busy main drag through Metairie, so I’ve driven past it countless times. Tonight we happened to be in the pizza mood and in the area, so we decided to stop in. It’s located in a small strip mall right next to the Black & Gold and Purple & Gold… Continue reading Tower Of Pizza, Metairie, LA Report #402

Impastato’s, Metairie, LA Report #386

To all you fathers out there, HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! Since I spawned a few kids myself I figured SOMEONE owed me a free lunch. And I was right. They even let me chose the place I wanted to go! This restaurant is normally closed on Sundays, but opened today for Father’s Day. Looking at their… Continue reading Impastato’s, Metairie, LA Report #386

Villaggio Grille, Orange Beach, AL Report #382

Another Orange Beach restaurant at The Wharf, right across the street from Yo Ho Rum & Tacos. I’ve been to this place couple times in the past and it is excellent. Food, service, everything. So we had to eat here for our last night out of town. It also happened to be our anniversary dinner!… Continue reading Villaggio Grille, Orange Beach, AL Report #382

Oak Oven, Harahan, LA Report #370

I live in New Orleans and haven’t dined in Harahan in a some time. These reports I do are hugely popular, and I don’t want to neglect my Harahan readers. I’m sure I’ve got at least a few million there! I keep a list of restaurants I want to try, and this place was on… Continue reading Oak Oven, Harahan, LA Report #370