Pascal’s Manale, New Orleans, LA Report #235

I love going to old, New Orleans restaurants.  Since this one has been in operation since 1913 I think it qualifies!  This is said to be the restaurant that invented a dish called BBQ Shrimp.  BBQ Shrimp has nothing to do with BBQ sauce.  It normally consist of large, unpeeled, head on shrimp, cooked in… Continue reading Pascal’s Manale, New Orleans, LA Report #235

Port Of Call, New Orleans, LA Report #179

  I was born in New Orleans in the 1960’s and have been here ever since.  So has this place, located right on the eastern edge of the French Quarter.  As long as I can remember I’ve heard that this is THE place to get a burger.   They’re supposedly the best in the world. … Continue reading Port Of Call, New Orleans, LA Report #179

Buckhorn Exchange, Denver, CO Report #162

  I saw this place on either the Travel Channel or the Food Network years ago and couldn’t wait to get here sooner or later.  Well, I made it.  They bill themselves as, “Colorado’s most historic eating and drinking establishment”.  They are old.  So old  they actually have Colorado liquor license #1!  I was impressed. … Continue reading Buckhorn Exchange, Denver, CO Report #162

Lil G’s Kajun Restaurant, Belle Chasse, LA Report #84

  Another Louisiana Hwy. 23 restaurant report (see report numbers 16 and 78), which is the highway that dead ends at the Gulf of Mexico, at the “toe” of the boot Louisiana is shaped like.  I ate dinner at this place maybe a decade ago and I guess maybe I wasn’t too impressed since I… Continue reading Lil G’s Kajun Restaurant, Belle Chasse, LA Report #84

Cafe’ Bella, Marrero, LA Report #64

  I received an email from Groupon and this restaurant was featured.  The menu looked great so I bought the Groupon and went to give it a try.  A local food critic named Tom Fitzmorris has a rule about restaurants.  When a new one opens wait 6 months before you go and try it so… Continue reading Cafe’ Bella, Marrero, LA Report #64

Ground Pati, Gretna, LA Report #13

Nice, casual place.  They start you out with free peanuts, which is always nice. The buffalo wings here are different.  You get hot, fresh, delicious fried wings, and buffalo sauce and either blue cheese or ranch dressing on the side to dip them in.  They’re great. There are many different burger options here.  My son… Continue reading Ground Pati, Gretna, LA Report #13