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Good Sandwich list from Eater

This is a good sandwich list. Some thoughts: Dong Phuong – Must one really drive that far out to find a good banh mi? No. Like any good po-boy, it’s about the bread. There are several good Vietnamese bakeries providing french bread to restaurants and food trucks, just like Leidenheimers and A.J....

I’m not going to miss Pei Wei…

Da Paper says Pei Wei is closing its three locations in Louisiana.┬áThe one here in #themetrys isn’t all that far from the house, and we went occasionally. We even went to the one on N. Carrollton, in Mid City, for a quick meal before a New Orleans Jesters soccer match. It’s OK food. Nothing to...

Little Tokyo on Veterans in #themetrys

IZAKAYA LITTLE TOKYO RESTAURANT 4704 Veterans Blvd. Suite 101 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone. (504)885-6125 www.littletokyonola.com The owners of the Little Tokyo restaurants in New Orleans brand the location on Vets, between Clearview and Transcontinental in #themetrys as catering to “young crowds”....

The Happy Baker with the Flashing Light!

We grilled ribeyes last night, so I picked up a loaf of French bread at Zuppardo’s. If I ever write a scene/story involving St. Aloysius High School, I’ll be sure to include some mention of the po-boys sold at lunch time, on bread from Binder’s. That tradition continued through my time at...

“Coolinary” is coming – here’s @CWaddington504’s preview

For the last ten Augusts, The New Orleans CVB has sponsored Coolinary, a summer promotion designed to lure folks out of their air-conditioned cocoons to come out and eat. As Chris mentions in the article, it’s not just about the $20 lunch and $40ish dinner specials, it’s about the fun dishes the...

Mandina’s in Mid City

Originally an Italian grocery, opened a century ago, when the Italian community outgrew the French Quarter and expanded out to Mid City, Mandina’s is now an established Creole-Italian restaurant on Canal Street.

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