After consuming copious amounts of fried crayfish, chargrilled oysters, fried chicken and gumbo, it was a relief to walk into Bourbon House in New Orleans. Located on the corner of Bourbon and Iberville St. and (or a block off of Canal Street), Bourbon House is a seafood / oyster bar. Bourbon House flaunts a delicious seasonal menu. What does that mean for potential diners? If it’s not in season, you won’t find it on the menu.
It is a fairly large restaurants with floor to ceiling windows that overlook both Bourbon Street and Iberville Street. Dishes are authentically ‘New Orleans’ featuring classic creole-esque flavours. Being called Bourbon House also means that it flaunts an impressive Bourbon menu with over 100 American Whiskeys on the list as well as a classic “Bourbon Milk Punch” – which let me tell you is worth ordering (multiple if you have room). Continue reading
Have I ever told you that I have a thing for oysters? Raw oysters are even better. I could eat two dozen raw oysters by myself and still feel amazing – and be the happy as a clam. (I really should not make seafood jokes…). The only thing I dislike about oysters would be the price. Regular price oysters cost around $3 a pop – and with my oyster eating habits, that is nothing to scoff at.
Enter The Fish Shack on Granville. Fish Shack is one of many restaurants that are a part of the Glowbal Group. (For you non-Vancouverites, this is a umbrella company that owns several restaurants. Not to be mistaken for a chain of restaurants or franchise.) Fish Shack has this amazing deal called a ‘buck-a-shuck’, which happens every day from open until 6pm. However, we Vancouverites need to remember that there is also Happy Hour from 3 – 6pm, which means discounted appys and drinks. This is a seafood lovers paradise. Continue reading