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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”....

“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.

“Guest Judging” with the @NOLAdining folks at Tower of Pizza!

Tower of Pizza 2104 Veterans Blvd in #themetrys Yesterday, I had the privilege of being the “guest judge” for NOLA.com’s outing to Tower of Pizza in Metairie. Tower of Pizza was one of the five finalists in their “Quest for the Best Pizza” contest. Da Paper did a write-in poll,...

Two Tony’s in Lakeview

OK, I’ll fess up–Two Tony’s wasn’t our first choice last night. When we struck out at our first choice in Lakeview, we decided to stay in the neighborhood, and ran over there. It was a good idea! Fried Eggplant and marinara for a starter. Not the big sticks like at Mandina’s,...

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