Last weekend, Chef Tory McPhail from Commander's Palace was at The Bright Star in Bessemer for their annual Taste of New Orleans event. Av made reservations almost a month in advance to make certain we would get a table - and we were not disappointed.
Braised duck and foie gras po boy:
Snapping turtle soup (I think this was even better than the turtle soup we've had at Commander's in New Orleans):
Grilled crawfish and alligator grillades:
Pecan crusted redfish:
Roasted peach cobbler: