Marigny Brasserie, New Orleans, LA Report #467

This place is only a couple blocks outside of the French Quarter. The last time I came here was with my daughter, who was in high school at the time. She’s now in her 30’s. That’s how long it’s been. Not sure why I haven’t been here in so long, because we loved the place!… Continue reading Marigny Brasserie, New Orleans, LA Report #467

Lilly’s Café, New Orleans, LA Report #464

I’ve been wanting to try this place for a good while. Some time ago someone told me they made a shrimp pho. I love pho, but had never seen a shrimp one in any of the Vietnamese restaurants I’d been to. Today we finally made it in. Small, cozy little place, with a sign in… Continue reading Lilly’s Café, New Orleans, LA Report #464

II Tony’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #460

There are a bunch of restaurants in this little area right on Lake Pontchartrain. The ones I’ve reported on are Felix’s, Lakeview Harbor, Landry’s, Ming’s, Russel’s Marina Grill, Sala and The Blue Crab. I ate at this place a long time ago. So long ago, I forgot if I liked it or not! Tonight, we… Continue reading II Tony’s Restaurant, New Orleans, LA Report #460

Marjie’s Grill, New Orleans, LA Report #457

I had no idea this place existed. My daughter knows I love of food, and trying different restaurants. So when it’s time to give me a gift, she looks at my restaurant reports to find a place I haven’t tried yet, and gets me a gift certificate for it. For Christmas, in conjunction with her… Continue reading Marjie’s Grill, New Orleans, LA Report #457

Deanasco, Slidell, LA Report #448

Today I crossed Lake Pontchartrain to take care of some business in the beautiful city of Slidell. And I’m glad I did, because I got to eat here! Cozy little place with some very friendly folks. We decided on: ************ THE FOOD ************ The Debris Fries were great! Hot, crisp fries covered with a delicious… Continue reading Deanasco, Slidell, LA Report #448

Mr. Ed’s Seafood & Italian, Metairie, LA Report #444

Normally when I go to restaurants that have more than one location, I don’t do a separate report for each location. I just add to the original report I did on the first one I went to. Well, when I walked into this Mr. Ed’s I asked them if they were affiliated with the one… Continue reading Mr. Ed’s Seafood & Italian, Metairie, LA Report #444

Middendorf’s, Akers, LA Report #441

I’ve been hearing about this place my entire life. It’s famous for it’s thin fried catfish. Their history is very interesting and deserves to be told. I’m too lazy to type it all, so just click on this link if you’re interested —> History. I was surprised when I looked this place up online and… Continue reading Middendorf’s, Akers, LA Report #441

Augie’s Restaurant, Harahan, LA Report #440

We had no intention of stopping at here for lunch. We were driving along headed to do some Christmas shopping, saw this place, realized we were hungry, so we stopped in. Beautiful place! They also do special events such as weddings. We decided on: %%%%% THE FOOD %%%%% The seafood gumbo was delicious. Nice consistency,… Continue reading Augie’s Restaurant, Harahan, LA Report #440

Shogun, Metairie, LA Report #439

I’ve reviewed numerous sushi joints in and around the New Orleans area, and can’t believe I’ve never reviewed this one. Why you ask? Because when this place opened in 1981 it was the very first place in the New Orleans area to have a sushi bar. Other restaurants had served sushi, but didn’t have a… Continue reading Shogun, Metairie, LA Report #439

Fontenot’s Cajun Café, Natchitoches, LA Report #436

Ever saw the movie Steel Magnolias? With Sally Field and Julie Roberts? One claim to fame this city has is it was set and filmed here. I never saw that movie, so let’s move on. Another thing that this city is known for are their meat pies. A lot of menus in New Orleans will… Continue reading Fontenot’s Cajun Café, Natchitoches, LA Report #436