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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Zea Rotisserie & Grill, New Orleans

I went to Zea Rotisserie & Grill on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans for lunch. Their food was SO good, I had to wobble out of there. Ok, not really, but I mimicked wobbling in the gif below. HaHaHa Are you drooling over my dessert picture? That's their chocolate brownie. It's loaded with vanilla ice cream, chocolate, caramel sauce and pecans. Zea restaurants are located throughout the state of Louisiana. They're known for their rotisserie. It's a restaurant you go to if you want a really good home cooked meal that's tasty. Zea's keeps everything classy. You must make reservations for lunch & dinner. If you don't feel like dining, you can place an order over the phone and pick up your order. Everything is convenient.

The Zea's for New Orleans is located on St. Charles Avenue. You don't have to worry about parking, because there's designated gated parking behind the restaurant. They also offer valet parking, which makes things convenient in the evenings.

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Inside are wood tables, chairs and booths. It has a very warm feeling to it. You feel comfy & cozy while you're there. The staff is very friendly. They greeted and sat us right away. The attire for this restaurant is business & nice casual.

Let's start with drinks! Zea's has an assortment of white & red wine, champagne, specialty and cocktail drinks. The colorful drink you see below is The Sunset Slowdown. It is pineapple, Midori, peach and cranberry. It was very delightful :). It was very refreshing. Surprisingly, it's not a sweet drink. The other below, is a glass of Moscato.

Appetizers! We ordered the spinach dip sprinkled with feta. It was warm, cheesy & delicious.
I love their chips. They were warm and crisp

Again, they're known for their bbq chicken and ribs. I didn't order them this time. I'll go back around the 4th of July to show you that yumminess. I wanted to try their southern buttermilk battered fried catfish and hush puppies. Everything was so good. I selected their braised cabbage and dirty rice to go with it. Delightful!

For dessert, I had their chocolate brownie. Oh yes, I already told you about it above! Well here's a gif of it.
It's a slice of heaven. LOL Had to have coffee with it!

I have absolutely no complaints about Zea's. This is my second time going and everything remains constant and consistent. The food is excellent. They give you a lot of it (very generous portions). The staff is friendly. The atmosphere is divine and the cost is gentle to your wallet. I encourage anyone visiting the state of Louisiana to locate one and GEAUX (GO). Your tummy will thank you!


PAPS said...

The desert looks so yummy.

Jane said...

Everything looks delicious! I love fried catfish and dirty rice, yum-o! I'll have to add this place to my list. Thanks for the recommendation.

Amicia Rai said...

Everything looks so delicious! And now I'm hungry... xD
I don't have restaurants in my area that are that good unfortunately, especially not ones that are so inventive! darn, I need food holiday! xD


Samantha Mariko said...

the dip and dessert look mouthwatering!! great photos :)

Flora Fascinata said...

Yummmmm! I am starving right now! Love how you made that sound! Shared your I am Malala book review with some of the workers at the chalkface, gearing up for International Women's Day! Thank you. Xxxx

Emily Tang said...

I like dessert ^^

Emily Tang said...

I like dessert ^^

Anonymous said...

Beautiful and yummy <3

Rakhshanda Rizvi said...

Omg, I'm feeling hungry Kim, these dishes looking soooo YUMMM and delicious! I loved how you made that sounds! Love this post. Have a lovely day my dear!! Kisses <3

Emma Henderson said...

WHY did I read this post before breakfast?! This place looks heavenly. I've always wanted to visit New Orleans and the food is just one of the reasons!

Anonymous said...

everything looks so gggooooodddd!!!

Emmylou said...

I may have drooled a little bit on ALL the pics, Kim. Oh my....not only did the dessert looked yummy, that chicken with cabbage and rice.....aaaaaaaah

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

Really nice place and that dessert looks delicious! x

Anne said...

Looks fabulous and I am drooling over that dessert Kim!!

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Goodness, sign me up!! I wanna eat there..haha!! Looks amazing. Love the spinach with the feta, super yummy!! Am glad you enjoyed doll. Have a wonderful Wednesday xx

miss b said...

It's The Sunset Slowdown which has caught my eye here. It looks so attractive and looking at the ingredients, I know I would love it!! Looks like a great place for lunch and I'm always impressed if they serve the chips warm too. Hope your week is going well, Kim.

Lilli said...

Oh Kim, is almost lunch time here and I hve the empty tummy, now is rumbling!XD I want to book a flight to go there, looks really cozy and nice, I like the places where the stuff is also friendly and kind, plus the food is very delicious. I have my eye on the chocolate brownie now!:P Kisses, have a great day!:*

Mica T said...

Oh yum that dessert looks sooooo good Kim!

You always eat at the best places!

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Annie Sand said...

Oh, that dessert looks so delicious! Sounds like a great place, dear Kim! I wish you a darling day!

Jackie Harrison said...

Great place the food looks delicious now I know where to go when I visit.

Ozden Ozdogan said...

The place looks so cozy and i love everything you had there.Especially the drink and the dessert hehehe

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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Oh my, everything looks SOO good! Kim, can we please go together when I get to New Orleans some day? I would love to have the catfish and the spinach dip looks amazing!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Blond Duck said...

How can you go wrong with bbq chicken and ribs?

Elle Sees said...

loving adding more restaurants to my list to try in LA. happy wednesday, kim!

Sam said...

I need to live where you live so I can try out these amazing eateries, the spinach dip looks divine, and so does the dessert.I appreciate that you always find the time to stop by :)

Adeola Naomi Aderemi said...

Everything looks delicious!!!

Adeola Naomi Aderemi said...

Everything looks delicious!!!

Coco said...

Oh my!!! I would have ordered your exact same menu, especially the spinach dip!
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TheTinyHeart said...

Oh my, I am drooling! That dessert looks heavenly!

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Anya Jensen said...

Looks delish - I'd go for sure :)
Happy day sweet Kim,

Jane said...

omg looks so so amazing! i've been to NOLA once and it's such a beautiful city. <3<3<3

Anonymous said...

yum yum :) xx

rachna sharma said...

food looks amazing...beautifully captured!

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

AHHHH! This post has made me so hungry! I've always dreamed of visiting NOLA, and not for the parties at Mardi Gras time, simply for the food! I just want to EAT EAT EAT!!

alexis said...

I've always loved spinach dip… yum!!!!! Sounds delicious!

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Always Maylee said...

Oh my goodness, yum! Everything looks delicious!

xo, Yi-chia
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Kate Sullivan Corpuz said...

You're so lucky- New Orleans has such great food!

always, koru kate

Jen ♥ said...

This post just made me SO hungry! And thirsty for a yummy cocktail (since I can indulge in those again!). That spinach dip is seriously making my mouth water.

I'm sorry I've been gone for so long. I kinda stopped reading blogs for a while because of the end of my pregnancy & then being home with my little man! I've only done one blog post since he was born & it was just this week! I have been posting lots of pics on Instagram though.

I hope you've been doing well Kim!

Alicia Mackin said...

Haha wobble out that is pretty funny. But this place looks great. I am so ready for some warmer weather so I can sit outside at a nice cafe.

Allie of ALLIE NYC

flysongbird said...

It all looks so yummy!

flysongbird said...

It all looks so yummy!

Hoda Katebi said...

OH MY GOSH that spinach dip and feta looks soo amazing! I also love how unique your post is with the little gifs! so cute! xx

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Sara Gerard said...

Kim, everything looks amazing!! I am drooling over here! Order me take-out and send it to Detroit, mmk? lol!

Ayesha Ahmad said...

This looks so delicious! Makes me hungry as hell!

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Rowena @ rolala loves said...

I just ate lunch at I'm still drooling over those yummy food photos Kim. You know any place where you have to wobble out of has to be really really good :)

Rowena @ rolala loves

Anonymous said...

Yummy! These look delicious, I'm hungry

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Svetlana said...

Delicious food :)

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Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Oh that dip!!!!

jo said...

Kim, that brownie!! Yummmmm!

xo Jo


Sierra Calah said...

Ah, the food makes me hungry even though I just got finish eating! Haha, Glad you had a great time :)

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Jessica said...

Oh my this looks incredible. Especially that dessert.

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Jenn said...

Oh my god! I just ate and I heard my stomach grumble! That dessert! If only I can take it out of my screen.

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Cee said...

Kim - I think I would travel to Louisiana for that brownie alone! It looks amazing. A truly great restaurant is hard to find, but Zea's sounds like it's one of them.

Margarita Bloom said...

Wow, that looks like my kind of restaurant! That catfish looks insanely good. Yummy Yum.

And I've been craving brownie all week long too... *looks forlornly at the gif of the brownie* lol...

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MaysaAndSunshine said...

My bad for reading this in the morning, now my stomach is growling. This place looks sooooo awesome Kim. I will not know what to order.

Irene said...

Oh, that brownie photo really got me. It looks so delicious!!! Everything looks delicious, actually. And the place looks nice as well, no wonder you enjoyed your time there :)

Carmen said...

Yum, yum, yum this looks all so good :D

Rebeca Muñoz López said...

Yeah! definitely I am drooling with this delicious pics :9


Emdem said...

You know I love your restaurant reviews! :D It's so wrong though to read this post while starving! I want that appetizer so bad now!!! *growl


Joie Fatale said...

Oh my goodness, Kim! That looks sooo good! I'm so hungry now!

Jo said...

Those fried curled stuff. Are they the chicken? They look so easy to bite. I love convenient food like that! Hahaha... No, you didn't wobble out. I cannot imagine. The desserts look divine!

aki! said...

I absolutely love the look of that drink!

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Nails My Dreams said...

Yummmmmm! Hihi. I guess I'll waddle along with you because I can't stop myself from eating all that too.

Nails My Dreams said...

Yummmmmm! Hihi. I guess I'll waddle along with you because I can't stop myself from eating all that too.

Nats ~Coral Tinted Perceptions said...

Mmmmm yum! The food does look homey and delicious :)

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