Forget about your ordinary Poboy´s for a while..no matter how tasty they are…cuz i`m gonna present some killer one´s that i hope you`ll try when you get a chance, maybe next year at Tales?
I saw two pics of these gourmet poboy`s and the first one got me to seriously drool..and the 2nd pic blew me away. When i saw those pics i was happy that i was there in Nola and not a thousand miles away from those sandwiches…i`m talking about the gourmet poboy´s at Ye Olde College Inn.
Ye Olde College Inn” is located on 3000 South Carrollton Avenue. They open at 4pm.
College Inn uses fresh produce from the Fig Street Farm, Crescent City Farmers Market, the Hollygrove Market and Clayton Miller Produce. Locally grown seasonal fresh produce ensures fresh crsp and good quality food.
Fried green tomato and shrimp creole poboy
Fried breadpudding poboy with Rum Sauce
So how did they taste?
Well, i must say they are BIG and the pictures do not do them justice, not by a long shot. The bread is lightly toasted, it`s a lot that goes into your mouth so to me a half poboy was enough. But i also did order the award winning dessert Poboy – Fried bread pudding Poboy with Rum Sauce and it was deliscious.
The other Poboy was a fried green tomato shrimp remoulade poboy, quite a bit of creole mustard in the remoulade sauce and it was of course also deliscious.
My friend ordered baked redfish topped with lump crabmeat and it was of course mind blowingly deliscious in a way food can be only in Nola..! Next time you go to Tales or just to Nola, try to stop by College Inn for some real good treats, maybe paired with something fun at the neighbouring Rock`n Bowl.
You can also take the st Charles streetcar to get there, ride all the way to the end station at South Carrolton (it`s a scenic and enjoyable route) and then you walk a couple blocks until you see College Inn on your left side.
OYSTERS AND ALLIGATOR
Charbroiled oysters and buttery garlicky cheeze sauce at Acme Oysterhouse.
Freshly chucked gulf oysters on the half shell at Felix´s Restaurant and Oyster Bar
Opposite each other on Iberville st near Monteleone are two very good places for oysters, both on the half shell and charbroiled. The first one almost always has a long queue – Acme and the other is Felix`s.
At Acme we had a fantastic meal with charbroiled oysters, fries and hush puppies, a fantastic smoky jambalaya which i will return to eat, fried shrimp and fish platter, french bread to sop up all the buttery garlicky cheesy sauce…
Well..there´s a reason why there´s almost always a queue outside that place.
But the place on the other side, Felix`s – is also worth visiting and less queue. They have great oysters and their blackened alligator is seriously yum!
Blackened Louisiana alligator at Felix´s.
Many thanks to Tony Harion for the pictures of the blackened gator and the charbroiled oysters.
That was all from this year`s food adventure from me which this time was all about seafood.