New Orleans

The Joint BBQ restaurant New Orleans

The Joint – turns out there’s great BBQ in Louisiana

The Joint 701 Mazant St New Orleans, LA 70117   In the last ten years I think I’ve travelled to New Orleans well over ten times. I reckon that’s a pretty solid effort considering I’m usually covering around 9500 miles to get there from Australia....
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First timer’s New Orleans – the complete guide

I love New Orleans. Once it makes it’s way into your heart, it stays there forever. In fact, you probably shouldn’t trust anyone who doesn’t rave about what a great place it is. I get emails all the time from people making their first trip to...
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Company Burger, I’m sorry I didn’t try you sooner.

The Company Burger This is a tale of “it is better to have Company Burgered late to the party than never to have Company Burgered at all”. I reckon I’ve been travelling to New Orleans for well over a decade now. In the beginning,...
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BurgerMary does NOLA 2014!

Sometimes you put together schmickly produced video segments filmed on HD cameras and edited for hours in a suite. And sometimes you find a killer app for your iPhone (hello, 8mm is awesome and turns your phone into a vintage camera!), film a couple...
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Ruby Slipper Cafe

Ruby Slipper Cafe 138 S Cortez St New Orleans, LA, 70119 Here’s the best piece of advice I can give you about eating in New Orleans: plan everything in advance so you never end up wasting a meal at a tourist trap, and develop...
Fried green tomato poboy with shrimp remoulade at Crabby Jack's in New Orleans

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Crabby Jacks 428 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121   Any visit to New Orleans should include a mandatory meal at Jacques-imo’s who are renowned for their “sounds weird and confronting but actually tastes delicious” dish, Shrimp & Alligator Cheesecake. Way out beyond the regular sightseeing haunts sits...
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Nola Brewing

NOLA Brewing 3001 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA 70115 New Orleans is a town filled with very obvious tourist activities. Ghost tours, visits to their above ground cemeteries, buying mardi gras beads from the god forsaken souvenir stores on Decatur St and so forth. But did...
Cajun meat on display at The Best Stop market in Scott, Louisiana

The Best Stop

The Best Stop 615 Hwy 93 N Scott, LA 70583 There a some stretches of road that make a road trip positively tedious. Like the very flat, very uninspired section of Hwy 71 that connects Austin to Houston. Aside from one awesome Buc-cee’s near Bastrop, there...
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Louisiana Road Trip

  Greetings from Austin! I’m still recovering from a heck of a Carnivores Ball on the weekend, hoping to have some pics to y’all very soon. In the meantime, I’ve put together this lil clip of my recent road trip down into New Orleans....
Melting cheese on a Reuben with hand cut fried at La Petite Grocery in New Orleans with chef Justin Devillier

La Petite Grocery

La Petite Grocery 4238 Magazine St New Orleans, LA 70115   I’ve really been looking forward to writing up this meal. On a few visits to New Orleans, I had intended to eat at La Petite Grocery and missed out, not so this time. Actually, it...