Nine Roses, Gretna, LA Report #167

  Can’t decided between Vietnamese or Chinese food?  Don’t stress it.  Come here and have both.  This place is located less than a block off the Westbank Expressway in Gretna, but I drove by over 1,000 times never knowing it was there.  If you’re driving towards the river on the ground level of the expressway,… Continue reading Nine Roses, Gretna, LA Report #167

Namese, New Orleans, LA Report #132

  This is a Vietnamese restaurant.  They describe themselves as bridging the gap between the markets of Vietnam and the streets of New Orleans.  I don’t really care about the markets of Vietnam.  I just want good food, so let’s get right to that! We started out with the Five Spice Pork Belly Vietnamese Tacos… Continue reading Namese, New Orleans, LA Report #132

Pho Michael, Metairie, LA Report #73

We’ve had some VERY cold weather in New Orleans lately so my mind has been on a bowl of hot soup for a week now, and one of my favorite is the Vietnamese, beef broth based soup, Pho.  I’ve heard some very good things about this place so I figured I’d head out to Metairie… Continue reading Pho Michael, Metairie, LA Report #73

Tan Dinh Vietnamese Bistro, Gretna, LA Report #61

It snowed today in New Orleans.  In case you don’t know, that hardly EVER happens!  When it gets cold like this every normal New Orleanian’s thoughts turn to one dish.  GUMBO!  But since I’m not normal, and too damn lazy to make a pot of gumbo, my thoughts turned to Pho!  That delicious Vietnamese beef… Continue reading Tan Dinh Vietnamese Bistro, Gretna, LA Report #61

Pho 99, Harvey, LA Report #47

********** PERMANENTLY CLOSED **********   I received an email from Groupon not long ago and one of their featured restaurants was Pho 99.  I love Vietnamese cuisine so I bought it.  Since the weather FINALLY turned cool in New Orleans I decided it was time for a big, hot bowl of pho! Located in a… Continue reading Pho 99, Harvey, LA Report #47

MoPHo, New Orleans, LA Report #18

  Pho is a Vietnamese soup, and this place offers several different types of Pho.  As the name implies it’s Asian cuisine with numerous twists.  So straight to the food. Crispy Brussels Sprouts with MoPHo Mayo – Delicious.  Like a sriracha mayo for dipping. Shrimp and pork spring rolls – Just OK.  Peanut dipping sauce… Continue reading MoPHo, New Orleans, LA Report #18