My husband has been trying to get me to go by and try this place for over 3 years now. I was hesitant because I thought I wouldn't like "cajun" style cooking, I thought it would be too spicy. I stand corrected, this place was wonderful! The flavors that Woody accomplishes in his cooking are exciting and complex.
We tried the crawfish balls and fried dill pickles. Both of which come with their own housemade sauces, to compliment each one. The crawfish balls are like a big hush puppy with bell peppers, onions and crawfish. I wasn't sure I would like them, but suprisingly they aren't fishy at all, just delicious. They are served with a cheesy cream sauce that was wonderful. But, the fried dill pickles, well I allowed my hubby to have 1 of them, the rest were all mine! They are served with just a little parm cheese grated over the top and a horseradish-dijon remoulade! They brought out some hot french bread, which was nice and crusty, served with a rosemary butter. We had a fresh salad served with their housemade creole thousand island dressing, very good! For our entree we chose the red beans and rice with andouille sausage, the flavors were so rich, absolutely delicious! All the sauces are prepared from scratch and each one compliments the item they are served with, perfectly!
The service was very good, as well. We were greeted as we walked through the door, had our menus right away and our water glasses never went dry. They have a great selection of beer and wine, as well. My husband had a corona and I had a glass of chardonnay, both came out nice and cold.
Woody came to our table to see how we were enjoying our meal, with some great stories about Mississippi, New Orleans and how each dish was created. You can tell he's very proud of his place, as well he should be! Everything was perfectly prepared and extremely flavorful. My husband is also a chef, it isn't often that he's impressed with a meal, but he was with this one and so was I.
Great food, great service, great place! Great job Woody.....we'll be back!
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