might remember, I was less than enthused with my most recent poor boy. In fact, I described it as THE WORST POOR BOY EVER. Realizing that our time in New Orleans is quickly coming to an end, I didn’t want that to be my last poor boy remembrance. We narrowed our alternatives down to three. First, Tracey’s which is now run by the former managers at Parasol’s and was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Second, Parkway Bakery & Tavern which we had visited
We pretty much covered the history of Domilese’s in our February 19, 2011 blog, so I don’t see any need to rehash it again. What one needs to know is that this place hasn’t changed since our first visit twenty-five or so years ago. Dot Domilese still lives behind the bar/restaurant and still makes daily appearances. Most of the day-to-day management is handled by Dot’s daughter in-law and is now
It was served on a crusty Leidenheimer roll and held more shrimp than could be contained by the roll.
Chuck, like the couple sitting to my right, washed down his poor boy with a bottle or two of Barq’s root beer. “For many decades Barq's was not marketed as a ‘root beer.’ This was in part a desire to avoid legal conflict with (a company) which was attempting to claim a trademark on the term root beer.
We left full—but not too full. We had time to stop at another of our favorites, Angelo Brocato’s Italian Ice Cream & Italian Desserts. In our December 27, 2011 blog, we have an extended history of this revered spot on Carrollton Street. And for us, no trip to New Orleans would be complete without a heaping dish for Brocato’s gelato
What a day. Two of our 5.0 Addie favorites in the space of a few hours.
To review the role of Adler, Kitty Humbug, and the Addie rating system, read the November 14, 2011 blog.