#7 (America's Best: American Classics); opened in 1880; before Hurricane Katrina, it was the longest continually operating restaurant in U.S...closed for 13 months for restoration; restaurant in turquoise and white Victorian in The Garden District
Sweet Potato Sassafras Praline Ice Cream New Orleans influence; made only 4 times per year
Tchoupitoulas Sundae Challenge 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%; Casey won
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); started by Ernest & Mary Hansen in 1939 where Ernest invented the first ice shaving machine & Mary created her own flavored syrups; named a 2014 American Classic by the James Beard Foundation
Boudin Egg Rolls boudin, pepper jack cheese, all rolled up in a wonton, sriracha dippin' sauce; looks good
Not Turkey and the Wolf's Bologna (Sandwich) thick sliced Bologna, provolone cheese, BBQ sauce, fried onions, lettuce, mayo, on an onion bun; "in the history of Triple-D, that's some of the best meats (cured, pressed, cased, something) we've had" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
Collard Green Melt slow-cooked collards, swiss cheese, pickled cherry pepper dressing, cole slaw, on rye bread; looks good
Tacos Inauthenticos (Hog's Head Tacos) hog's headcheese, jalapenos, shrettuce, sour cream, valentina, american cheese on Migdalia's handmade corn tortillas; "they're going to flock-o for this taco" -Guy Fieri; looks good