Uptown Messenger – Where locals go – to eat local – February 5, 2016

Uptown Messenger

Cindy and Sam Farnet have operated Joey K’s Restaurant on the corner of Magazine and Seventh for twenty-six years. That’s a lot of neighborhood home cooking. A recent trip to Perlis had Uptown fixture Patrick McCausland or as I know him, “Mr. Pat,” extolling the virtue of Joey K’s Red Beans & Rice with Smoked Sausage. His impeccable taste never wavers.

red beans, rice, sausage

The Gothamist – An Insider’s Guide to New Orleans – August 25, 2015


Joey K's is a longtime neighborhood favorite, and not just because it's local resident John Goodman's preferred spot for classic red beans or fresh po-boys. Conveniently situated among the indie shops of Magazine Street, head over there for fried crab claws and all-you-can-eat catfish, or to try daily Cajun specials like a pork chop with white beans, Creole jambalaya or stuffed bell peppers.

Joey K's Restaurant exterior
— Gothamist Getaways

The New York Times – John Goodman in the Crescent City

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John Goodman interview
— Melena Ryzik – Pecking Order – In Search of 10 Best Fried Chicken Places – November 2014

My New Oreleans

The most surprising thing about Joey K’s fried chicken isn’t that it’s exceptionally rendered, but that it hasn’t been on the menu for very long. Proprietors Cindy and Sam Farnet added it just a few years ago. Joey K’s is a dependable, greatest-hits kind of New Orleans neighborhood restaurant (red beans and rice, shrimp remoulade, fried seafood, poor boys), including some equally strong B-Sides ...

fried chicken
— Sara Roahen

Bite and Booze – Louisiana Culinary Trails: Creole Crescent – November 7, 2014

Bite and Booze

The Louisiana Culinary Trails video series kicks off in New Orleans with the Creole Crescent Trail. The Big Easy boasts one of the premier culinary scenes in the country, and I really can't imagine a better place to film food.

Jordan Lewis, Fred Mince, and Dan Jones prep gear to film at Joey K's

Where Y’at Magazine – Best of the Big Easy 2016


Whether you're craving a fried shrimp po-boy or a frosty mug of Abita, Joey K's is a Garden District gem that'll have you going back time and time again. Located on the corner of Magazine and 7th Streets, this casual eatery offers daily specials “just like mom used to make”...

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