Restaurants

Kids Eat Free on Halloween

Attention: this list is for 2019. While I have done my best to verify all of these deals it does help to call ahead and make sure the are still participating when you are ready to go. If you’re looking for our regular Kids Eat Free list, that can be…


Oak Oven Opens in Mandeville

If you ask former south shore residents what new restaurant they’re excited about, they’ll invariably tell you Oak Oven. A fixture in River Ridge for many years now, Oak Oven is the kind of restaurant that’s difficult to find and a treasure when you do. It’s a modern update of…


Six Great Chicken Sandwiches on the Northshore

The word is out–Popeyes had a great chicken sandwich but right now it’s sold out. Have no fear! While we all love Popeye’s, especially during parade season, there are actually a LOT of great chicken sandwiches on the Northshore that you can still check out. I surveyed the members of…



The Northshore’s Best Snowball Stands

If there’s one thing people like to argue about in South Louisiana, it’s food. Whether it’s the best fried shrimp po boy or the best king cake, we can discuss, debate, and even yell as we defend our favorites. Since it’s hot outside, the writers of Northshore Parent decided to…



{The Local Dish} The Wine Garden

In Slidell, the trend in restaurants leans either to chains or Cajun/Creole faire for the local spots. This Uptown girl turned Slidellian is always on the hunt for some fabulous food, great wine and cocktails, and amazing service. My prayers were answered with the Wine Garden. The wine bar and…



{The Local Dish} Sugar Love Snowballs

It’s no secret that Slidell has an array of delicious options when it comes to snowball stands. With tropical temperatures 2/3 of the year, a cup of finely shaved ice topped with sweet syrup sounds amazing just about any time, and small business owners have flocked to cash in on…


The Northshore’s Best Mexican Food

A few weeks ago I was craving Mexican Food something awful but I wanted to try a new place.  If you spend anytime driving around town you know that we do not lack for Mexican restaurants in this area.  I asked for a few suggestions on my Facebook page and…