Secret Birria, New Orleans, LA Report #442

I looked up the definition of “Birria”. Putting together a couple definitions, it’s a Spanish term for a traditional Mexican dish originally made with goat meat, but it also can be made with beef. In gastronomic terms they say it means, “Exquisite savory dish, full of culture and tradition”. Wow. Impressive! I see why they… Continue reading Secret Birria, New Orleans, LA Report #442

Frankie & Johnny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #392

Located a stones throw from the Mississippi river, this place has been around since 1942. That’s a long time! I bet the sign hanging in front is older than me. Cozy place. When you walk in the first thing you see is the bar. If I lived in the neighborhood and was a drinker, I… Continue reading Frankie & Johnny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #392

Saba, New Orleans, LA Report #208

Right on the corner of Magazine and Nashville Streets this is a beautiful restaurant.  I love the large dining room windows that let the sun in.  I understand the owner and head chef here used to be at Shaya, which is also on Magazine St., a little over a mile to the east.  So if… Continue reading Saba, New Orleans, LA Report #208

Dick & Jenny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #168

**********     PERMANENTLY CLOSED     ********** If you’ve ever driven down Tchoupitoulas Street Uptown, you’ve probably noticed Dick & Jenny’s.  The building faces Tchoupitoulas St., but you enter on the side on Jena St., which proved to be a challenge for me.  When you walk down the side you’ll see a door in… Continue reading Dick & Jenny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #168