RL Reeves Jr’s 500 po boys series visits Majoria’s Commerce Restaurant in New Orleans

Scheduling a po boy lunch in downtown New Orleans on the first major Carnival weekend was not one of our more savvy moves. After circling through and around the Central Business District for a half hour we finally found a parking place. Somewhere near Lake Pontchartrain. Continue Reading

RL Reeves Jr is eating 500 po boys in Louisiana

Max Landry is working the room. The owner of Arabi Food Store seemingly knows every person that walks into the crowded neighborhood cafe, and he’s not afraid to point out new haircuts, weight gains and the like. There’s plenty good cheer to be had at this small eatery just a big leaguer’s throw from the Mississippi River. Continue Reading

RL Reeves Jr is eating 500 po boys in New Orleans

“Where you from man?” The jovial manager at Herme’s Bar at Antoine’s is working the room and enjoying his shift. “I live in the Cut Throat City neighborhood in 9th Ward” He sobers quickly and adjusts his tie a la Rodney Dangerfield.

“Well, thanks for coming in” he murmurs as he drifts away. Continue Reading