New Orleans

crabbyjacks

crabby jack’s

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...
nola

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...
beststop

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....
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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...
parkway

Parkway Bakery &Tavern

Parkway Tavern 538 Hagan St New Orleans, LA 70119   There may not be a bakery at Parkway anymore, and though there is a tavern portion, people come here for neither the bakery, nor the tavern, but the Po Boys. They’re pretty famous, you see, with...
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Elizabeth’s

Elizabeth’s Restaurant 601 Gallier St New Orleans, LA 70117 I have been to New Orleans many times now, and have been meaning to visit Elizabeth’s Restaurant for years. Years, I tell you! It’s located in the Bywater district which is geographically close to the French Quarter, and yet...
pralinebacon

Praline Bacon

Often times the simplest of recipes are some of the most memorable. And although I believe Rachel Ray may hold the record for the most ridiculous simple one-ingredient recipe of all time, this surely has to come a close second. Invented by Elizabeth’s restaurant in...
janitas

J’Anita’s

Formerly at 4501 Eve St, New Orleans. As of a few months ago, J’anita’s is not longer open or operating. This makes me a sad panda, and I feel sorry for your tastebuds if you never had the chance to eat there. So why am...
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Spahr’s Seafood

Spahr’s Seafood 3682 Highway 90 E Des Allemands, LA 70030   About 40 minutes south west of New Orleans sits a a tiny town in Cajun country called Des Allemands. It’s not really mentioned in any travel guides or tourism sites and there’s nothing particularly extraordinary...