Posts tagged with: seafood

In the old telephone company building: House Piccolo. A small place but at the same time, very comfortable. It’s been in existence since the early 90s which is a testament to the quality of the food…and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2007 doesn’t hurt either! To start, the warm gorgonzola cheese tart was......
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Last updated on July 9th, 2019 at 07:10 pmNice little spot: Burger Bar 537. All things burger…including lamb which is locally sourced and available in limited quantities. So, I had to give one a try. It arrived on a brioche bun with the usual adds of lettuce, tomato and onion. The lamb patty was a......
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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:35 pmCame highly recommended: The Dabney. It’s made all the list, including a Michelin star…which makes scoring a reservation a bit of a challenge….especially if you live on the West Coast. Reservations open up on a rolling 2 week basis and they are available online and by telephone......
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Group experience: De Patio. I dined as part of a large group….we had the entire restaurant….so, as I’ve discussed before, I hesitate to be too critical since the menu was of the groups choosing, not mine.  This night, we experienced the “festival”, a 12 course tasting menu. How to describe the food…..Nouveau, Experimental or Artistic,......
  • Jazz Alley Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:23 pmJazzy food: Jazz Alley. This is a great venue for music so that’s the main draw of this place. That said, the food is good as well. Expect a varied menu ranging from seafood to steak to pasta to pork dishes. The emphasis is on seafood and......
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Dinner for 30: Galatoire’s It’s been a number of years since my last visit to this Bourbon Street classic that first opened its doors in 1905. As I’ve mentioned in post like this, I hesitate to review group dinners since the menu is typically limited. So, keep that in mind as you read on. We......