Catfish, WhoDatFish

December 27, 2011

in bar, restaurant, sandwich, travel

Even though Christmas is over…

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…New Orleans is just getting started!

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We escaped the crowds in the French Quarter and walked over to my favorite neighborhood…

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…with my Big Daddy (and Mommy) in law, David and Wendy

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Our destination – Sound Cafe, which I saw on Treme

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…since it was closed, we stumbled into the nearby Schiro’s, which was actually on my list from last year after Michael Stipe recommended it…

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on Goop, not to me. We have never met. (But speaking of celebs, we kept seeing Parker Posey, one of my favorite actresses, all morning!)

Schiro’s is part restaurant/bar…

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…convenience/liquor store…

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…laundromat…

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…AND Bed and Breakfast!

The menu is equally eclectic…

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…we opted for more traditional New Orleans fare…

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I doused my po’ boy in a little more than just a drop of this Hot Sauce. It was, indeed, perfect!

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As was this fried catfish – I skipped the mayo, but had it dressed in tomato, lettuce, and pickles.

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Traded bites for one of Wendy’s fried oysters…

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…dipped in cocktail sauce…

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…and David’s Tuesday special, Chicken Stew.   

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There were non-meat options for Abe too (he got a burger) but I didn’t waste my time today on vegetables.

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After that long walk/meal, this little piggy needs a nap!!!

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Julie's Little India Kitchen at Schiro's Cafe & Bar on Urbanspoon

{ 7 comments }

1 Bess @ I Dream of Greenie December 27, 2011 at 1:34 pm

Great pictures from a great city…loved going to college there.

have you eaten at Jacques-Imos?

2 Lynn at The Actors Diet December 27, 2011 at 1:37 pm

NO I WISH!!! they are, unfortunately closed the whole time we’re here. SOB!!!!

3 Britt Whit December 27, 2011 at 3:08 pm

oooh i have never been here! the food looks amazing! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

love from San Francisco,
Britt+Whit

4 Jenn (gh) December 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm

How fun!!! We are going to New Orleans next month and I’m even more excited now! Btw- Parker Posey is one of my fav actresses too. :-)

5 Cindy December 27, 2011 at 4:39 pm

So happy you are feeling great this trip and able to enjoy yourself. Good riddance to the bedridden New Orleans version of yesteryear.

6 peachkins December 27, 2011 at 4:41 pm

Thanks for the tour! I love that fried oysters!Happy new year!

7 Christian Debbie Cheerilee Alvarez December 27, 2011 at 7:49 pm

That sandwich looks really tasty!

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