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bill1jan Sep 13, 2006 01:29 PM

Any new news on when Commander's Palace will be re-opening?

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    Tonto Sep 14, 2006 07:07 PM

    Word is early October

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      lucieluce Sep 21, 2006 03:46 PM

      I called them, and they said that they are aiming for the first week of October, date not yet certain. However, they are already taking reservations for October. Already people are starting to book quite heavily!!

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        AmySue Sep 26, 2006 05:51 PM

        I called yesterday and made reservations for Jazz Brunch on October 29 and for lunch on November 3. It was all business as usual!

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          River Rat Sep 26, 2006 09:36 PM

          I was in Galatoire's on Saturday and the bartender there said CP is opening October 1.

          1. whs Sep 28, 2006 06:15 PM

            From yesterday's New York Times:

            "COMMANDER’S PALACE This New Orleans restaurant was to have celebrated its 125th anniversary last year but instead was closed after being damaged by Hurricane Katrina. It is to reopen on Sunday: 1403 Washington Avenue (Coliseum Street), (504) 899-8221."

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              oh_really_now Sep 29, 2006 03:23 PM

              They are serving brunch this Sunday. I've got my reservations.

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                ClevelandRandy Oct 1, 2006 07:24 PM

                Although I'm in Cleveland, Ohio, I'm making Trout with Toasted Pecans and Creole Meuniere Sauce (the Commander's recipe that appeared in this month's Bon Appetite) today to celebrate!

                1. Leo in BR Oct 1, 2006 07:35 PM

                  Here's an article from today's New Orleans Times Picayune on the re-opening:

                  http://www.nola.com/dining/t-p/index....

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                    Abner Oct 10, 2006 02:35 AM

                    Gosh, this is sweet news. Can't wait to go there on my next visit.

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