Front Page News

We visited “New Orleans style” restaurant Front Page News this weekend at its Moreland Ave location. As a native Louisianian, I’m always a little wary of cajun-, creole-, or Louisiana-themed restaurants outside of the state, but I’d been passing this particular place for a while and finally decided to check it out. We had the Shrimp & Grits

Shrimp & Grits

Shrimp & Grits

and the Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Both, sadly, were underwhelming.

Mario's First Bite

Mario's First Bite

Jessica's First Bite

Jessica's First Bite


They lacked the kick expected of a Southern dish, or any dish for that matter. Even after dousing my pasta in hot sauce I felt I needed to call Emeril to add some “BAM!”. Mario quipped that he should have just ordered the cheeseburger. Front Page News may work as a hangout spot (lots of flat screens, decent drink menu), but as a restaurant, it fell a little short.

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