Hot Ham Caprese Sandwich #Lunch

Making the most of the Mozzarella and pesto I bought for the Chicken Pockets in Test Kitchen, Sunday lunch was basically a combination of a Caprese salad and a ham sandwich, on Ciabatta bread – Hot Ham Caprese! This was easy to assemble and cook. Put some boiled...

Test Kitchen – Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Test Kitchen: I saw one of those fast-speed video recipes the other day that was chicken breasts stuffed with Mozzarella cheese and pesto. Then the stuffed breasts were wrapped in bacon, baked, sliced, and served over pasta. I thought, ‘ello! this is easy and...

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...

Brunch Fest NOLA is TOMORROW!

UPDATE – Brunch Fest NOLA has been re-located inside City Park, to Roosevelt Mall. This is no doubt because of yesterday’s flooding. We’ll be out at City Park tomorrow for Brunch Fest NOLA, benefitting the Louisiana SPCA! You don’t want to miss...

A Tale of Two Cinnamon Rolls

I love cinnamon rolls! It doesn’t matter that the one served at PJ’s Coffee at Clearview is a king-sized Pillsbury roll. It’s still pretty good. The cinnamon roll at Wakin’ Bakin’ in Mid City is house-made. It’s VERY GOOD. That...

Elmwood Plantation on River Road

Elmwood Planataion dated back to 1762. It was built by Nicholas Chauvin, for the first American governor of Louisiana, W.C.C. Claiborne. The two-story mansion was a fixture on the river, just above New Orleans. The house caught fire in 1940, causing heavy damage. The...

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...
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