Warning: This will be a slightly different-than-typical WIAW. How so? My typical WIAW posts involve me showing you a snapshot of a day in my life. It’s typically a work day and I share with you my breakfast (usually egg whites and some veggies), lunch and dinner. Today, instead, I bring you a few random meals from my past few days in New Orleans! I neglected to take photos of every single meal, but you can see here the photos of a few meals I enjoyed on my girls weekend and trip to the Big Easy (full post here)!
This was one of my dinners – blackened fish on top of a potato cake. It came served with a “corn salad” – I guess the few kernels on top count, right?
While in New Orleans, I of course had to have a cup of seafood gumbo and a po boy. So here you go – one day’s lunch:
I didn’t get a picture of my meal at Shaya, but the food was amazing. So you can instead see Melgar and Alisa and their food – a chicken schnitzel sandwich and a falafel sandwich:
Drinks at Shaya. Cheers to 17 years of friendship!
Dessert one night – pecan pie, topped with ice cream AND a praline. Oh my goodness. So so sweet!
The combination platter at the Gumbo Shop. It was red beans and rice and jambalaya.
Beignets and coffee at Cafe Du Monde. I went there three times on my visit!
AND – not quite as pretty, but here was one of my airport meals. I settled with Au Bon Pain and got their southwest chicken salad and fruit cup. Ahh, airport food.
And that’s a wrap! Some things enjoyed in New Orleans that didn’t get photographed include a Hurricane a Hand Grenade and other super wayyy-too-sweet drinks that you can walk outside with, pralines, pecan brittle, a fattoush salad and more.
Some questions for you:
- Have you been to New Orleans? What type of food did you enjoy?
- When you travel by air, do you have a go-to restaurant/meal that you always have?
- Do you have a favorite creole or cajun dish?