500 Po Boys visits Commander’s Palace in New Orleans

The most famous and influential chef in the history of the American South served a lengthy stint at Commander’s Palace back in the 70s. Paul Prudhomme, a native son of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, was hired to run the kitchen in 1975 and before long the old-line Creole restaurant had turned into something of a Cajun hotplate joint. Continue Reading

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