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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Better Than Fried Chicken: The Creole Greatness of Restaurant Roux

Posted by on Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Matt Lewis and Mike (aka Mikey) Robertshaw in the best photo ever taken in history.
  • Kelly O
  • Matt Lewis and Mike (aka Mikey) Robertshaw in the best photo ever taken in history.

Good lord, that dinner at Roux was great. Not great as in a new, transcendent apex of haute cuisine; great as in—from start to finish—inarguably tasty and completely satisfying, and, when appropriate, actually spicy. And messy, too. Roux knows when you need a hot towel to clean your happy mitts.

This is what we ate that night.

Fried chicken gizzards ($5): Let us admit that gizzards can be gross. Gizzard, per Merriam-Webster: "the muscular enlargement of the alimentary canal of birds that has usually thick muscular walls and a tough horny lining for grinding the food." This does not sound delicious...

KEEP READING > > >

(Also, aw, shucks, and thanks so much, commenter Tracy!)

 

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