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Mollie's blackened catfish at Big Daddy's is served

Mollie's blackened catfish at Big Daddy's is served with red beans, rice, crawfish, Madeira wine, scallions and mushroom cream sauce. (Sept. 14, 2012) Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Big Daddy's in Massapequa delivers a taste of New Orleans; expect full-flavored Southern side trips too.

Big Daddy's restaurant in Massapequa. (Sep. 14, 2012)
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Big Daddy's restaurant in Massapequa. (Sep. 14, 2012)

The menu at Big Daddy's changes daily, though
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

The menu at Big Daddy's changes daily, though some dishes -- including a pork gumbo -- are offered regularly. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Big Daddy's chef Craig Bedell of West Islip
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Big Daddy's chef Craig Bedell of West Islip and line chef Dan Ritschel of Massapequa. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Big Daddy's dining room and bar are almost
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Big Daddy's dining room and bar are almost as colorful as the meals, with masks, beads, banners for LSU and live music. (Sept. 14, 2012)

The lively bar at Big Daddy's. (Sept. 14,
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

The lively bar at Big Daddy's. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Kristin Muscarella of Massapequa and Michael Mango of
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Kristin Muscarella of Massapequa and Michael Mango of Westbury eat at Big Daddy's. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Diners eat chef Craig Bedell's bold cooking at
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Diners eat chef Craig Bedell's bold cooking at Big Daddy's. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Big Daddy's cool shake andouille pairs grilled andouille
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Big Daddy's cool shake andouille pairs grilled andouille sausage with a chipotle sour cream salsa. (Sep. 14, 2012)

Mollie's blackened catfish at Big Daddy's is served
Photo Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Mollie's blackened catfish at Big Daddy's is served with red beans, rice, crawfish, Madeira wine, scallions and mushroom cream sauce. (Sept. 14, 2012)

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