The Rack House Steak & Spirits, Gulfport, MS Report #510

I ended up in Mississippi this weekend. And in the mood for steak. If you’re driving through Gulfport you’re likely to see a billboard for this place. I did, and decided to give it a try! According to their website, a Rack House is a warehouse where distillers store and age their barrels of liquor.… Continue reading The Rack House Steak & Spirits, Gulfport, MS Report #510

Charlie’s Steak House, New Orleans, LA Report #496

It’s COOLinary time! My favorite time of year. For the entire month of August restaurants all over New Orleans are putting together prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus for a special price. Here’s the official link for more information and a list of the participating restaurants: https://www.neworleans.com/coolinary/ I haven’t been to this steakhouse since before Hurricane… Continue reading Charlie’s Steak House, New Orleans, LA Report #496

Desi Vega’s Steakhouse, New Orleans, LA Report #449

I’ve been to some great steakhouses here in New Orleans. A few of my favorites are Chophouse, Doris Metropolitan and Mr. John’s. But I think I have a new favorite. I had an absolutely delicious meal here tonight! This place is located on the ground floor of the Lafayette Hotel in the heart of the… Continue reading Desi Vega’s Steakhouse, New Orleans, LA Report #449

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

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Metairie, LA Report #416

I’ve been wanting to try this place for some time, but it looked a little pricey and I’m allergic to spending money. Yesterday was my birthday and I was asked where I wanted to eat. My first question was, “You buying”? When the answer was “yes”, I knew the time had come. I love a… Continue reading Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Metairie, LA Report #416

Boulevard American Bistro, Elmwood, LA Report #411

We didn’t plan to eat here tonight. But, we’re still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Closed restaurants are abundant, and when you find an open one, odds are the menu will be limited. As this one was tonight. And then there’s the wait for a table. We were told it’d be an hour.… Continue reading Boulevard American Bistro, Elmwood, LA Report #411

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

Vinnie’s Caddyshack Bar & Grill, Metairie, LA Report #385

This is a place I never should have found. It’s located on a back street in Metairie. I don’t live anywhere near that area. Also, I’m not a drinker, so I’m really not into the bar scene. That being said, the last bar and grill type place I went to, called Table & Tap, was… Continue reading Vinnie’s Caddyshack Bar & Grill, Metairie, LA Report #385

Doris Metropolitan, New Orleans, LA Report #383

It’s good to be back in New Orleans after dining across the Gulf Coast over last weekend. It’s always good to come home. Today, I had a serious workout in the gym. Lifted tons of weight! I believe the old saying that beef builds muscle, so I decided to get a good steak tonight. Whenever… Continue reading Doris Metropolitan, New Orleans, LA Report #383

Villaggio Grille, Orange Beach, AL Report #382

Another Orange Beach restaurant at The Wharf, right across the street from Yo Ho Rum & Tacos. I’ve been to this place couple times in the past and it is excellent. Food, service, everything. So we had to eat here for our last night out of town. It also happened to be our anniversary dinner!… Continue reading Villaggio Grille, Orange Beach, AL Report #382