"On a beautiful day, especially at dusk when it's a bit cooler, one of my favorite things to do is ride the St. Charles Ave streetcar line to Emeril's Delmonico with my wife," says Brees. The century-old eatery, known for its modern Louisiana Creole staples like jerk spiced lamb loin and grilled gulf swordfish, was reopened in 1998 following an extensive, historic restoration by now-celeb chef Emeril Lagasse. "They've got a nice little bar there," says Brees. "We'll sit down together and have a glass of wine," he says. "We enjoy those little things, like being tourists in our own town."
Crispy pork cheek with dirty rice and scallions.
Powered By ZergNet
The Brutal Charm of an NFL Hit Man
Plus: Jesse Ventura vs. the Navy Seals
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
When to Say No to Your Doctor
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.