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Green Chile Season

  A couple of weeks ago one of our repeat customers,Cathy H., a nurse from Durango, CO, whose son, Ian lives a few blocks from us here in New Orleans, called to ask if we wanted some Fresh Green Chiles from the Durango, CO-New Mexico area Read more [...]

Creole Cooking Class at K-Joes

Many of our guests ask about a Cajun cooking class. There are 3-4 different cooking schools that offer different packages...including lunch...ranging from $25-$50 per person One of our favorites is the K-Joes Cajun and Creole Class....check this out.... Star Read more [...]

SLAP YA MAMA -Cajun Seasoning

If you want to spice up your food, consider using SLAP YA MAMA Cajun seasoning. It's available at their website....or if you are in Louisiana..check out a Rouse's grocery store for the best prices. The original blend is a perfect blend of salt, peppers, Read more [...]

Verti Marte Re-opening!

Locals and visitors looking for great food at a cheap price welcomed the re-opening of the Verti Marte Deli on Royal Street in the French Quarter on January 29, 2011. Famous for its deluxe po-boy sandwiches, and take-out comfort food , ie Creole Fried Read more [...]

Johnny’s Po-Boys

Our favorite Po-Boy is at Johnny’s Po-Boys(504-524-8129) at 511 St Louis Street at Decatur in the French Quarter. The servings are large, inexpensive with almost 45 choices of fillings from slow cooked roast beef, fried seafood, hot sausage, ham and Read more [...]

Love a Real New Orleans Po-Boy!

The famous New Orleans po-boy sandwich was invented during the late 1920’s during a streetcar strike. The Martin Brothers on St Claude Avenue created a very inexpensive sandwich on French Bread with scraps of roast beef and gravy for the unemployed Read more [...]

Zagat says New Orleans restaurants have gotten less expensive

Zagat Survey recently released the results of its annual data-crunching on New Orleans restaurants. Not much has changed from previous surveys. Commander’s Palace assumed its tenured position atop the list of Most Popular New Orleans restaurants Read more [...]