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

Venezia, New Orleans, LA Report #228

New Orleans is a great place for Italian food.  Most Italian immigrants arrived here in the 1880’s from Sicily, and we’ve had a large Italian population ever since.  This place has been here since 1957.  You don’t survive in a food city like this for that long if you’re not good! And this place is… Continue reading Venezia, New Orleans, LA Report #228

Brown Butter, New Orleans, LA Report #194

This place popped up on my radar as a good place to have breakfast.  After eating there, I agree!  We decided on the Boudin Hash, Grits, Honey Cluck’n Biskit and the Poutine & Eggs.   And here was the food: Boudin is a pork and rice sausage.  They combined it with chopped potatoes to make… Continue reading Brown Butter, New Orleans, LA Report #194

Toups’ Meatery, New Orleans, LA Report #187

If you’re craving meat, this a great plate to go!  I don’t know any other place in the city that makes cracklins to order. They come to your table crisp and hot fresh out the fryer.  I know it takes a long time to make cracklins so I asked the waiter how this was possible. … Continue reading Toups’ Meatery, New Orleans, LA Report #187

Blue Oak BBQ, New Orleans, LA Report #147

  I love the way this place is laid out.  You walk in, grab a menu, order your food, then have a seat and they’ll bring it to your table.  You can sit inside in air conditioned comfort, or outside on a huge deck with bunch of picnic tables.  There are misting fans all over… Continue reading Blue Oak BBQ, New Orleans, LA Report #147

Avery’s On Tulane, New Orleans, LA Report #145

  This place is located on Tulane Ave., right down the street from what used to be the Dixie Beer Brewery.  That’s the big red building with the kind of dome thing on top you see on the left in the first picture.  They started brewing beer in 1907, and continued all the way until… Continue reading Avery’s On Tulane, New Orleans, LA Report #145

Café Navarre, New Orleans, LA Report #136

  For breakfast we tried to go to the S. Broad Street location of the Ruby Slipper.  I wanted to try one of their Egg Benedict dishes, but when we got there it was a 20-30 minute wait for a table.  I just downloaded that “Nowait” app, but didn’t use it.  Luckily, with my vast… Continue reading Café Navarre, New Orleans, LA Report #136