When we last saw Chef Who Dat, he was making the rounds outside the Superdome and cooking up his his specialty lutefish. Now, with the Saints in London to play a "home" game against the Chargers, Who Dat wants to make it so Saints fans have a place to watch the game and not feel like their team is playing eight timezones away.
In an e-mail sent earlier today, the Chef explained:
It won't exactly soothe this morning's considerable groin pain, but Cafe 641 will re-convene at the Bulldog on Canal Blvd. Sunday, October 26 for the "Shock Heard Across the Pond." 12 p.m. start. 11 a.m. Bulldog opening.
He then added:
Anybody going to be in Carolina this week and wouldn't mind sucker-punching Steve Smith, the first pitcher is on me.
Personally, it seems like a great idea. Earlier in the week, writers in the Saints media room were joking about the absurd notion that New Orleans residents decided to fly to London to watch the Saints game. To paraphrase one writer, "You spend a couple grand on tickets to fly out to London and you decide to take in the culture by going to Wembly Stadium and watching the Saints play football. Not even the right football, at that."
Oh, and the Chef also provided us with a menu, which, as we all know, he always sticks by to the letter: