Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Rockin' New Orleans"

  (7 restaurants)     Aired on: January 20, 2016 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
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Creole Creamery
4924 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 894-8680
www.creolecreamery.com...
  • Blueberry Mojito Sorbet
    for adults only (has rum); available only in summertime
  • Frozen Cappuccino
  • Nectar Soda
    fountain drink of almond & vanilla dyed in pink (for color)
  • Sky Scraper
    hot fudge, vanilla ice cream, more hot fudge, chocolate sauce, caramel, crushed Oreos, cookies & cream ice cream, fudge & more Oreos served in tall narrow sundae glass
  • Spanish Grapefruit Ice Cream
    flavored w/ saffron & Spanish paprika
  • Sweet Potato Sassafras Praline Ice Cream
    New Orleans influence; made only 4 times per year
  • Tchoupitoulas Sundae
    local favorite; 8 flavors of ice cream of your choice, 8 toppings (Guy got coffee, sweet potato sassafras praline, lavendar honey, red velvet cake, spanish grapefruit, grand marnier, creme brulee & salted caramel gelato); available as a challenge...success rate it 5-10%
4.5 out of 5
621 ratings
hometown favorite created by 2 high school buddies; have 400 flavors
2
Joint
801 Poland Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 949-3232
www.alwayssmokin.com...
  • Green Salad
    with Smoked Tomato & Onion dressing; looks good
  • Pork Ribs
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
916 ratings
made Bon Appetit's "Top 10 New Barbecue Restaurants" (2009); owner designed his own smoker; 2 types of BBQ sauce: tomato-based & vinegar-based; outdoor picnic table seating available
3
Surrey's Cafe
1418 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-3828
www.surreyscafeandjuiceba...
  • Bagels Plate w/ Lox
    all homemade; "ridiculously good"; looks good
  • Corned Beef Hash
    Corned Beef mixed with crumbled boudin, andouille sausage and hashbrowns, topped with two eggs any style, with toast or biscuit; "top 3 best hashes" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1413 ratings
Other Recipes: Bananas Foster French Toast
4
Casamento's Restaurant
4330 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 895-9761
www.casamentosrestaurant....
  • Oyster Loaf
    fresh fried oysters sandwich; served plain or dressed (mayo, lettuce, tomato); Guy added tabasco sauce for a little kick; looks good
  • Raw Oysters
    served half-shell; you make your coctail sauce at table
  • Soft Shell Crab
    served only in season; corn flour-ed and deep-fried; served as a sandwich; looks good
4.0 out of 5
229 ratings
limited days/hours (check website); Other Recipes: Oyster Stew
5
Katie's Restaurant & Bar
3701 Iberville St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 488-6582
www.katiesinmidcity.com...
  • Boudreaux (Pizza)
    thin crust; cochon de lait (pulled pork), roasted garlic, fresh spinach, red onions, scallions, olive oil & garlic drizzle; looks good
  • Seafood Po Boy "Barge"
    3-foot (?) long shrimp, oysters, catfish Po Boy sandwich for 3-4 persons
4.0 out of 5
656 ratings
local landmark; closed for 4-and-half years after Hurricane Katrina; Other Recipes: Grits and Grillades
6
Parasol's Restaurant & Bar
2533 Constance St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 302-1549
www.parasolsbarandrestaur...
  • Muffaletta Sandwich
    grilled prosciutto, ham, salami w/ Italian olive salad mix; "you have to come to Parasol's to try it"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Roast Beef Po Boy
    top seller; award-winning; "juicy, messy, creamy"; looks good
4.0 out of 5
398 ratings
opened in 1952; recommended by viewers; Other Recipes: Chicken & Andouille Gumbo
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Joey K's Restaurant & Bar
3001 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-0997
www.joeyksrestaurant.com...
  • Beef Brisket
  • Shrimp Magazine
    large butterfly shrimp lightly floured and pan fried, then sautéed in olive oil, garlic, artichoke hearts, ham and green onions, served over pasta; looks good
3.5 out of 5
364 ratings
opened in 1989; local landmark; "typical local corner joint"
 Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Rockin' New Orleans"  (7 restaurants)     Aired on: January 20, 2016