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Laura Dec 24, 2003 01:44 PM

My mother-in-law was in NO last week and tried to go to Uglesich's. It was closed. I'm heartbroken. Any news if this is seasonal or permanent? I don't live in NO and need some local eyes and ears

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    eric Dec 24, 2003 06:20 PM

    Its open I was just there 2 days ago. Might have been just the day.

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      Laura Dec 25, 2003 11:30 AM

      Thanks for easing my worries... I was concerned about one of our favorite places

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        Rooster Feb 18, 2004 01:57 PM

        Fearing the worst, I just spoke with Gail Uglesich and they are definitely OPEN. Last year things didn't look so good, but they went ahead with the deal to put out their cookbook (which comes out in October) and part of the deal is that they stick around for a couple years.

        Great news for Uglesichophiles !!!

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          Hershey Bomar Apr 16, 2010 11:40 AM

          Looks like they are closed! Are they? I just checked the website and it says they are.

          http://www.uglesichs.com/page_001.html

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            roro1831 Apr 16, 2010 11:44 AM

            As this thread is 6 years old, they are indeed closed and have been for quite some time.

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              Hershey Bomar Apr 16, 2010 12:26 PM

              They website looks current and it only says closed in hidden very small type snuck in on the bottom of the page

              They could have reopened, duh. I should get points for looking for older informative points rather then just blindly posting.

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                roro1831 Apr 16, 2010 12:35 PM

                It closed in May 2005, no plans on ever reopening. I would imagine the website stays current as you can probably order the cookbooks from there.

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                  Hershey Bomar Apr 16, 2010 12:43 PM

                  Terribly sad but good reasoning.

    2. mimadeli Apr 16, 2010 05:57 PM

      yes, the restaurant is closed - on rare occasion they cook for special local events, but not in the old restaurant

      sounds strange, but they shut the restaurant down shortly before Katrina hit - talk about premonition!

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