Costera, New Orleans, LA Report #262

This is a Spanish restaurant.  In fact, on their website they describe themselves as a “coastal Spanish restaurant”.  I guess maybe in Spain they differentiate between coastal and other types of Spanish food.  Either way, we don’t have a lot of Spanish restaurants in New Orleans so I was excited about eating here. The large… Continue reading Costera, New Orleans, LA Report #262

RiverShack Gretna, Gretna, LA Report #260

If you ignore the construction going on in front, this is a nice looking place.  I’m not sure what they’re doing with the construction, but I saw a bunch of potted plants out there, so landscaping is in the near future.  It’ll probably be nicer looking then! This place is located right on the Mississippi… Continue reading RiverShack Gretna, Gretna, LA Report #260

The Blue Crab, New Orleans, LA Report #257

I love dining in this area.  The restaurants around here are built up high on top of wooden pilings, so they have a nice view of Lake Pontchartrain.  This one is located right next to a big, beautiful, chain restaurant named Landry’s Seafood House.  Landry’s is closer to the lake with a better view, but… Continue reading The Blue Crab, New Orleans, LA Report #257

Liuzza’s, New Orleans, LA Report #247

This place isn’t associated at all with the Liuzza’s near the Fairgrounds Race Course.  Totally different restaurant and owners. There’s a po-boy restaurant near here called Parkway Bakery & Tavern.  During the month of November they have a special Thanksgiving po-boy sandwich, with turkey, dressing and cranberry sauce on it.  They normally advertise it pretty… Continue reading Liuzza’s, New Orleans, LA Report #247

Southern Charm Bistreaux & Bar, Gretna, LA Report #246

This place is in a building that used to be a restaurant called O’Brein’s Grille.  It was supposedly a fantastic fine dining restaurant, but it closed down after 10 years of operation.  I say “supposedly” because I kept putting off and never made it there to check it out for myself! A long time New… Continue reading Southern Charm Bistreaux & Bar, Gretna, LA Report #246

Fury’s, Metairie, LA Report #245

Happy Halloween! For our Halloween dinner we decided on Fury’s.  Nothing scary about this place.  This family restaurant has been serving food in the New Orleans area since 1967.  The staff is very friendly and the food is excellent! We decided on starting with the Eggplant Chips and Crabmeat Remoulade: “Chips” had me thinking of… Continue reading Fury’s, Metairie, LA Report #245

Quarter View, Metairie, LA Report #244

This place is huge!  Standing across the street I could hardly get a picture of the whole building.  Inside there are several different dining rooms.  There was another large room where it seemed a special event was going on.  So if you’re in the market to rent a space, they can accommodate. I was wondering… Continue reading Quarter View, Metairie, LA Report #244