Let me tell ya' ... CRAZY AL'S is smokin' .... with about a 200x200 sq. ft. building, you have enough room to dance yo' AZZ OFF on FRI-SAT night when it's Wild - n - CRAZY ... DJ starts @ 2am-6am but come early to get CRANKED UP & TANKED UP for the WILDEST PARTY on THE LAKE .... WED - FREE CRABS - ALL you can eat ... they boil about 600 pounds and just throw them on the table and you eat as much as you can handle ... you can also bring your corn-potatoes-mushrooms-sausage in your own bag and they will throw it in the boil for ya' ... Now that's down right hospitable of 'em, don't ya' think ... :) ... On SUNDAY, this is a MUST STOP for all BIKERS to get a COOL DRINK and EAT ALL THE - BBQ - you want before taking off on the next adventure ... Watch the Beautiful Sunset's - Sunrise's on Lake Ponchartrain and Lake Catherine ... Located right next to Fort Pike on Hwy 90 ... near the NEW RIGOLETS BRIDGE ... The HOTTEST BARATENDER'S ON THE LAKE are waiting to serve you ... The Owners welcome you to a HOT SUMMER PARTY @ CRAZY AL'S ..... Tell 'em ... JET ... sent ya' ... peace, love, happiness and to the pursuit of all new forks in the road !
10/11/2010The Old Coffee Pot Restaurant
... Best meal I had in New Orleans. Now, I've only been there once, but I tried some classics -- Galatoire's, Mothers, Cafe du Monde...A little off the beaten path in the prettier sections of the French Quarter (read: away from Bourbon), Coffee Pot is run by a group of charming older ladies. Service is SLOW, so don't have any important appointments waiting. Waiting to order takes forever, and silverware is an afterthought. But once you do get your food, YUM. Don't come here to order something "normal" like omelettes or a salad -- those things are perfectly fine here, don't get me wrong, but it's the regional fare that sings here. Lost Bread is a requirement. Like a beignet, but made with Po Boy bread and probably the most delicious thing I had on the trip. Also amazing are the The roast beef Po Boy is to die. Meat is tender, bread is crunchy enough to hold up to the sauce, and the sauce is a perfect mix of tangy and sweet. Also amazing are these rice and cinnamon cakes -- can't recall the name, but so good. Go and spend some time!
12/17/2012Original Pierre Maspero's
This place was delicious! We went for breakfast but were a little late so ate off the regular menu. We were in a group of three. I consider the bill reasonable for what we got and where we were. All three of us ate, had one mimosa, dessert, and two french quarter coffees for under $80. I had the sampler (jambalaya, etoufee, and gumbo) which came with 3 good size slices of french bread, my husband had the Pasta Maque-Choux, and our friend got the fried green tomatoes. Everything was DELICIOUS and we all left very full!!! And the staff was very friendly and nice. We ended the meal with their delicious HUGE serving of bread pudding (3 of us shared one order) and the french quarter coffee.