Pho Michael, Metairie, LA Report #73

We’ve had some VERY cold weather in New Orleans lately so my mind has been on a bowl of hot soup for a week now, and one of my favorite is the Vietnamese, beef broth based soup, Pho.  I’ve heard some very good things about this place so I figured I’d head out to Metairie… Continue reading Pho Michael, Metairie, LA Report #73

Tan Dihn Vietnamese Bistro, Gretna, LA Report #61

It snowed today in New Orleans.  In case you don’t know, that hardly EVER happens!  When it gets cold like this every normal New Orleanian’s thoughts turn to one dish.  GUMBO!  But since I’m not normal, and too damn lazy to make a pot of gumbo, my thoughts turned to Pho!  That delicious Vietnamese beef… Continue reading Tan Dihn Vietnamese Bistro, Gretna, LA Report #61

Pho 99, Harvey, LA Report #47

I received an email from Groupon not long ago and one of their featured restaurants was Pho 99.  I love Vietnamese cuisine so I bought it.  Since the weather FINALLY turned cool in New Orleans I decided it was time for a big, hot bowl of pho! Located in a very small strip mall the… Continue reading Pho 99, Harvey, LA Report #47

August Moon, Harvey, LA Report #39

I’ve been coming to this place for decades.  I started going to the original uptown New Orleans location in the 1980’s, then started coming to this location after I moved to the Westbank of New Orleans 20 years ago.  Besides Chinese they also offer a Vietnamese menu, although I’ve never tried their Vietnamese food. I… Continue reading August Moon, Harvey, LA Report #39

MoPHo, New Orleans, LA Report #18

  Pho is a Vietnamese soup, and this place offers several different types of Pho.  As the name implies it’s Asian cuisine with numerous twists.  So straight to the food. Crispy Brussels Sprouts with MoPHo Mayo – Delicious.  Like a sriracha mayo for dipping. Shrimp and pork spring rolls – Just OK.  Peanut dipping sauce… Continue reading MoPHo, New Orleans, LA Report #18

Chez Pierre, Metairie, LA Report #4

This is the Clearview Pkwy. location which is the only one I’ve been to.  Even though I’ve only been here for dessert they also have a Vietnamese food menu with pho, vermicelli bowls and other Vietnamese fare.  The French were in Vietnam so long they taught the Vietnamese all their culinary tricks.  Last time I… Continue reading Chez Pierre, Metairie, LA Report #4