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Red’s Chinese (Bywater, New Orleans, LA)

In a recent foodie function, I heard about a hole in the wall Chinese joint in the Bywater that I “just had to try!”. I didn’t think much of it since it appeared to be in an isolated area with no noticeable signs. When you find your way to the entrance, no…

New Orleans Coffee & Beignets

When I first saw this place, I was skeptical. I mean, who can beat the classic Cafe Du Monde beignets that we grew up with? My hubby and I made a bet on whether or not it was as good or even better than the original Cafe Du Monde. I…

Panda King Fine Dining Dim Sum (Gretna, LA)

As the weekend approaches, I’m excited and embarrassed to share my latest discovery. Panda King Dim Sum has been around for years. I tried it years ago and my dim sum snootiness kept me from coming back. I would only enjoy dim sum when I’m traveling to Houston, San Jose, or other major diverse…

Happy Hour at Sac-a-Lait (Warehouse District, New Orleans, LA)

  Sac-A-Lait has to be one of my top 5 restaurants in the city right now. I’ve been here a couple of times for dinner and my first time for happy hour just a couple days ago. I LOVED happy hour so much that I had to share with y’all….

The Halal Guys (New Orleans, LA)

A new Mediterranean hot spot is now in town! I first heard of Halal Guys in New York and the over an hour wait for their amazing chicken and rice as well as their gyro sandwiches. I didn’t have the pleasure to try the original New York location, but I’ve…