Gourmet Chinese Restaurant, Ridgeland, MS Report #410

Ok, tomorrow I head back to New Orleans to start the process of fixing the hurricane damage to my house. But tonight, we got a hankering for Chinese food. We googled, “Chinese food near me”, and a place called, “Gourmet Chinese Restaurant” pops up. That sounded promising! So we headed on over. Well, when you… Continue reading Gourmet Chinese Restaurant, Ridgeland, MS Report #410

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, Ridgeland, MS Report #409

Well, I’m still exiled in the Jackson, Mississippi area after Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans. Funny thing is if you notice the cloudy, rainy skies in the first two pictures above, that’s because now Tropical Storm Ida is here! Received a text from “NOLA Ready”, which puts out information about the city. They advised if… Continue reading Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, Ridgeland, MS Report #409

Table 100, Flowood, MS Report #408

I’m in Flowood, Mississippi! That’s right outside of Jackson. I’m here because there’s about to be a category 4 hurricane back in New Orleans. This is actually the first time in my life I evacuated for a hurricane. I’ve been through every hurricane to hit New Orleans since 1965. I think I deserve a break!… Continue reading Table 100, Flowood, MS Report #408

Dodge’s, Gulfport, MS Report #401

I wondered if I should do a report on this place. After all, the title of this blog is Blaine’s RESTAURANT Report. At first glance you’d think this was a gas station/convenience store. And you’d be right. But they do prepare food onsite and you can sit in here and eat it (just not today… Continue reading Dodge’s, Gulfport, MS Report #401

Aztecas Restaurant & Cantina, Gulfport, MS Report #399

This place is located right on U.S. Hwy. 49, which is the main Gulfport, MS, exit, just a little south of Interstate 10. So if you’re passing through Gulfport on I-10 and get the hankering for some Mexican food, you can drop off the interstate, hit this place right quick, then be back on your… Continue reading Aztecas Restaurant & Cantina, Gulfport, MS Report #399

White Cap Seafood Restaurant, Gulfport, MS Report #398

As I sometimes do, I escape New Orleans and head east to the beautiful beaches along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is a seafood restaurant that sits right on the beach. I’ve been here before, but it was so long ago I couldn’t remember if I liked it or not. Even though I ate a… Continue reading White Cap Seafood Restaurant, Gulfport, MS Report #398

The Chimneys, Gulfport, MS Report #270

This is a beautiful place.  Right on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico nestled under some really old oak trees.  If you stand on the front porch you can gaze out over the Gulf.  The entrance and parking lot are around back. We decided on: And the food! I can make a blanket statement… Continue reading The Chimneys, Gulfport, MS Report #270

Brooklyn Pizzeria, Gulfport, MS Report #221

I spent 5 years in Gulfport, MS, drilling with the Navy Reserve.  During that time I discovered this place.  I love thin, crispy, New York style pizza, and this place does a good job with that.  We decided to stop in for some before we headed back to New Orleans today. As soon as you… Continue reading Brooklyn Pizzeria, Gulfport, MS Report #221

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