Juniors On Harrison, New Orleans, LA Report #429

NOTE: This restaurant is located in Orleans Parish, so by Mayoral Decree, at the time of this writing you need to be vaccinated against COVID or have a very recent negative test to dine inside. I don’t know who Junior is, but he sure knows his crap when it comes to food! And the place… Continue reading Juniors On Harrison, New Orleans, LA Report #429

Flamingo A-Go-Go, New Orleans, LA Report #428

NOTE: This restaurant is located in Orleans Parish, so by Mayoral Decree, at the time of this writing you need to be vaccinated against COVID or have a very recent negative test to dine inside. I work right down the street from this place, so I drive past it every day on the way home.… Continue reading Flamingo A-Go-Go, New Orleans, LA Report #428

The Country Club, New Orleans, LA Report #421

NOTE: This restaurant is located in Orleans Parish, so by Mayoral Decree, at the time of this writing you need to be vaccinated against COVID or have a very recent negative test to dine inside. I’ve been hearing about this place for awhile. They’re known for their weekend Drag Brunch and their food. If you… Continue reading The Country Club, New Orleans, LA Report #421

Crescent City Brewhouse, New Orleans, LA Report #406

I’m not going to reveal my age but I can brag that I’m old enough to have survived Hurricane Betsy. I was born in New Orleans and have been here my entire life. I’m one of the locals who doesn’t like going into the French Quarter. In fact, I can think of times in my… Continue reading Crescent City Brewhouse, New Orleans, LA Report #406

Criollo, New Orleans, LA Report #405

My first COOLinary dinner this year was at Appoline, and it was very good. This is only my second one of the season. I’ve got to step up my game! Here’s a link for an explanation of COOLinary and participating restaurants: https://www.neworleans.com/coolinary/ This restaurant is located in the French Quarter, inside of the Hotel Monteleone… Continue reading Criollo, New Orleans, LA Report #405

Arnaud’s, New Orleans, LA Report #400

When I started doing this blog as a hobby I never thought I’d get to report #400. Actually, considering hardly anyone reads these things, it’s still just that. A hobby. But I enjoy doing it! And hopefully it brings a little joy to the 6 or 7 people who read it. Long ago I figured… Continue reading Arnaud’s, New Orleans, LA Report #400

Apolline, New Orleans, LA Report #396

The COOLinary 2021 season is here in New Orleans! It normally starts in August, but started early this year and will last later than normal. Participating restaurants do special lunch and dinner menus at a set price. For a full explanation and participating restaurants and menus, check out this website: Coolinary New Orleans | Official… Continue reading Apolline, New Orleans, LA Report #396

American Sports Saloon, New Orleans, LA Report #395

Normally, there’s no way I’d end up at a sports bar in the French Quarter. But way back in Report #334 I explained how I get reward points for hotel stays for dining at certain restaurants. I got an email (2nd picture above), telling me I’d get 500 bonus points for spending $30 at this… Continue reading American Sports Saloon, New Orleans, LA Report #395

Barrow’s Catfish, New Orleans, LA Report #394

This place is synonymous in New Orleans with fried catfish. It was originally opened in 1943 at a different location, and initially they only served fried catfish and potato salad. That menu expanded, but hurricane Katrina closed them down in 2005. After a long hiatus, they reopened at this location. Long ago (I’m talking the… Continue reading Barrow’s Catfish, New Orleans, LA Report #394

Frankie & Johnny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #392

Located a stones throw from the Mississippi river, this place has been around since 1942. That’s a long time! I bet the sign hanging in front is older than me. Cozy place. When you walk in the first thing you see is the bar. If I lived in the neighborhood and was a drinker, I… Continue reading Frankie & Johnny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #392