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Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,834
edited 2:07AM in EggHead Forum
I will be in NOLA and Baton Rouge this week. Looking for non touristy places to eat and places shop for some spices for the egg.
Thanks
Large, small and mini now in Rowlett Tx

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,745
    Man, you need to go to Avery Island. Have some boudin and some crawfish from anywhere.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,582
    Both have an Acme Oyster House .
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,834
    Thanks Mickey. I will check it out. The engineer I will be with doesn't do seafood. Maybe I can sneak out one night.
    Large, small and mini now in Rowlett Tx
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,834
    That is doable cause I am driving over rather than flying. Side trip might be a good break. Thanks
    Large, small and mini now in Rowlett Tx
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Goin to NOLA with a person that don't do seafood??? :huh: I'd sneak out too!!! :laugh: I would contact the Chamber of Commerece and ask them about the "Local" places.They are usually very helpful. ;)
  • FSM-MeatballFSM-Meatball Posts: 215
    I ate at Emerils place- NOLA. I was skeptical but it was worth it. Great food but expensive. Get the NOLA lemonade, that's a good drink.
  • jballjball Posts: 63
    For a great muffuletta and neat atmosphere I like The Napoleon House at 500 Chartres St.

    http://www.napoleonhouse.com/
  • dbCooperdbCooper Posts: 69
    K-Pauls will not disappoint.

    The Court of Two Sisters has an excellent brunch.

    If you schedule allows, journey out of the French Quarter. Keep an eye out for mom-and-pop places, if they serve "meat pies" you're in the right place. The neighbourhood joints are not as prevalent as before the flood, sadly a number of those folks will never return. This is where your best Cajun/Creole food experience will be found.

    Kind regards,
    dbCooper

  • kajuntwinkajuntwin Posts: 1
    If you want real Cajun food, stop in Lafayette, it's on your way to Baton Rouge. When your coming down I49 about 2-3 miles before getting to Laf you will find Prejeans on the left (Prejeans.com). This is just one of the many great restaurants around here and they also have several spices and rubs for sale right in the restaurant.

    Jerry B.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,745
    I second that recommendation.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • davehempdavehemp Posts: 109
    "Mothers" for breakfast,

    "Liuzza's By The Track" for lunch(on N.Lopez - not connected to the other Liuzza's);the best Seafood Gumbo and best BBQ Shrimp Po-Boy in the world...( a real local's "joint")

    I like "Acme Oyster House" also, great for dinner, gotta try the grilled oysters there...and there are too many others to count as far as great places for dinner...

    For spices, The French Market is pretty good.
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