Commander’s Palace, New Orleans, LA Report #200

It’s hard to believe this is my 200th report.  Long ago I wondered if I’d still be doing this long enough to get to 200.  Then I thought, “Why not?  It’s not like I’m doing anything else”.  So here I am. For my 200th report I knew I had to go somewhere special.  An old,… Continue reading Commander’s Palace, New Orleans, LA Report #200

Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #190

Nice looking place with a beautiful view.  Right across from the New Orleans Municipal Yacht Harbor.  You can watch the zillion dollar yachts cruise out the harbor en route to Lake Pontchartrain.  The main dining room has a regular bar, oyster bar, and a char-grilled oyster station.  You can also dine on an outdoor balcony… Continue reading Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, LA Report #190

Mr. John’s Steak House, New Orleans, LA Report #105

  Located on the historic St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, a local food critic named Tom Fitzmorris has called this the best steakhouse in New Orleans.  I decided to see for myself. To begin we ordered the Braised Pork Belly as an appetizer and a cup of Turtle Soup. Before our appetizers arrived they bought… Continue reading Mr. John’s Steak House, New Orleans, LA Report #105

Tujague’s, New Orleans, LA Report #85

  First and most important the name of this place is pronounced “Two-Jacks”.  Growing up in New Orleans I probably didn’t know that until I was 18 or so.  Just drove passed it numerous times with no idea how to pronounce it.  It’s been a restaurant since 1856, making it the second oldest restaurant in… Continue reading Tujague’s, New Orleans, LA Report #85

The Red Maple, Gretna, LA Report #81

    When you look at this place from the street you first notice it’s huge.  Looks like an apartment complex.  But inside it’s beautiful.  When you walk in through the dining entrance you enter a little courtyard with a bridge over a waterfall and pond.  Once inside you’ll feel like you’re in some lodge… Continue reading The Red Maple, Gretna, LA Report #81