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Appetizers

 

Gumbo - Seafood & Sausage    Cup $8 / Bowl $15

The classic New Orleans soup in a mildly spicy dark roux with shrimp, crab,
Andouille pork sausage, okra, & rice.

 

Shrimp Bisque    Cup $8 / Bowl $15

Shrimp, crab, and sweet corn in a light tomato cream based soup with a splash of sherry and rice.

 

Cajun Jambalaya Appetizer $8

A spicy rice dish of chicken, andouille pork sausage, Tasso ham, the Cajun trinity, and Creole seasoning,

topped with Andouille pork sausage medallions.

 

Red Beans & Rice Appetizer $5

A New Orleans classic of creamy red beans cooked with bacon fat, served with rice and

topped with Andouille pork sausage medallions.

 

Caesar Salad $6           

Romaine hearts tossed with our house-made Caesar dressing, topped with house-made

garlic bread crumbs and shaved Parmesan cheese.

 

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad $12

Romaine hearts tossed with our house-made Caesar dressing, topped with house-made

garlic bread crumbs and shaved Parmesan cheese topped with grilled lightly smoked boneless skinless chicken thigh.

 

Blackened Catfish Caesar Salad $14                  

Romaine hearts tossed with our house-made Caesar dressing,

house-made garlic bread crumbs, and shaved Parmesan cheese

all topped with a pan seared catfish filet dusted with Creole seasoning.

 

Po Boy Sandwiches

All served on French Baguette.

 

New Orleans “BBQ” Shrimp Po Boy $13

Sautéed shrimp in a spicy New Orleans “BBQ” sauce of garlic, Worcestershire, butter and lemon;

with shredded cabbage and house-made tartar sauce.

 

Grilled Chicken Po Boy $12

Lightly smoked grilled chicken thigh with garlic mayo, lettuce, and tomato.

 

Pulled Pork Po Boy $12

House smoked pork shoulder with house-made coleslaw and BBQ sauce infused mayonnaise.

 

Blackened Catfish Po Boy $13

Pan seared catfish filet dusted with Creole seasoning with shredded cabbage and house-made tartar sauce.

 

Entrees

 

Red Beans & Rice with Grilled Chicken $13

A New Orleans classic of creamy red beans and rice, with lightly smoked grilled chicken thigh

Substitute K-Paul’s Andouille pork sausage, plus $4
Substitute Alligator sausage, plus $4

 

Blackened Catfish Plate $15
Pan seared catfish filet dusted with Creole seasoning and laced with a ribbon of creamy house-made tartar sauce, served over a vegetable rice pilaf with meuniere sauce.

 

Louisiana Chicken $15

Lightly smoked grilled chicken thigh sautéed in a lightly spiced Tasso (smoked ham) cream sauce with

sautéed mushrooms and peas, topped with Parmesan cheese; served over rice.

Substitute with Penne Pasta, plus $1

 

Shrimp Creola $14

Lightly seasoned shrimp sautéed in a Creole tomato sauce with peas and mushrooms; served over rice.

Substitute with Penne Pasta, plus $1

 

Pasta Jambalaya $17

Bud’s favorite version of Jambalaya; smoked duck, grilled chicken, sautéed shrimp, Andouille pork sausage,  Tasso (smoked ham), smoked Jambalaya base, and a rich duck essence all tossed with Penne Pasta.

 

Shrimp & Grits $15

Lightly seasoned shrimp in a Tasso Ham cream sauce with capers and

a splash of our house-made Creole tomato sauce.

 

Chicken & Grits $13

Lightly smoked grilled chicken thigh finished in rich beef gravy with mushrooms and peas, served over creamy cheese grits.
 

Crawfish Etouffee (eh-too-fay) $17

A Cajun classic of crawfish tail meat slow cooked in a seasoned roux with onions, bell peppers

and celery, garlic and herbs, served on a bed of rice and with a side of our Cajun Potato Salad

Blackened Taste of New Orleans $19

Blackened Catfish on a bed of Crawfish Etouffee and rice, laced with a ribbon of house-made Tartar sauce.

 

Desserts

 

Bread Pudding $5

Rich and creamy egg custard baked with French bread and topped with our white chocolate Frangelico sauce, strawberry coulis and toasted pecans.

Lemon Cheesecake $7

Individual, extra creamy version of cheesecake with a pecan & vanilla wafer crust, topped with a thin layer of lemon sour cream and laced with strawberry coulis.

 

Creole Pecan Bar  $7

A delicious nutty dessert reminiscent of pecan pie, topped with a cream cheese frosting and

a drizzle of our light caramel sauce

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