Arnaud's Restaurant - New Orleans
The highlight of the evening was served hot, damned hot, but really, anything served while in flames is usually hot. Cafe Brulot (ever heard of it? Me neither) is a tableside preparation where a mixture of coffee, cinnamon, sugar, brandy and orange liquor is lit aflame and ladeled several times down an orange peel studded with cloves. Mother Goose is it fantastic and I mean fan-frigging-tastic.
While the food at Arnaud's was darned good (the warm replacements that is) it really is not worth the cost, which was considerable. And that my friends, is why this Gumbo is rated #3.
813 Rue Bienville
New Orleans, La 70112
Tel. (504) 523-5433