Casa Garcia, Metairie, LA Report #280

We’re still navigating our way through the Coronavirus apocalypse, so every restaurant that is open only has pick up and delivery.  I’ve heard great things about this place for some time now.  I hate going to a new place and judging them based on take out food.  It seems to me a restaurant can’t show… Continue reading Casa Garcia, Metairie, LA Report #280

Dry Dock Café, New Orleans, LA Report #243

The city of New Orleans spans both sides of the Mississippi River.  If there’s a street that would be considered our “Main Street”, it would be Canal Street, which runs from the river all the way to Lake Pontchartrain.  Canal St. also is the westside boundary of the French Quarter.  At the foot of Canal… Continue reading Dry Dock Café, New Orleans, LA Report #243

Canal Street Bistro, New Orleans, LA Report #238

Someone who knows my love of food recommended this place.  I asked if there was a particular dish I should try, and she told me everything was good!  With a vote of confidence like that, I had to come check it out. Cute little place.  It’s like you’re dining in someone’s home.  They also have… Continue reading Canal Street Bistro, New Orleans, LA Report #238

El Pavo Real, New Orleans, LA Report #176

  This place is located in a building that used to be a Time Saver convenience store back in the day.  I used to frequent the store in the 1980’s when I was a student at Loyola University to buy all my fine wines.  MD 20/20, Thunderbird, Night Train, Taylor Cream Sherry (on cold nights),… Continue reading El Pavo Real, New Orleans, LA Report #176

Gretna Depot Café & Spirits, Gretna, LA Report #135

  Nice looking place, located inside what looks like a renovated double house, I guess in what you would be called Downtown Gretna, near the courthouse and post office.  If you come on a Saturday like I did you can also shop at the farmers market, which is right across the street!  A bunch of… Continue reading Gretna Depot Café & Spirits, Gretna, LA Report #135