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cassoulet... who makes a great one?

The Engineer Sep 29, 2006 06:21 AM

Its that time of year again! Any suggestions?

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    RGR Sep 29, 2006 03:31 PM

    Gascogne serves an excellent cassoulet. No surprise because it specializes in the cuisine of that eponymous region in France where cassoulet is a major dish.

    http://www.gascognenyc.com

    Cosette serves a less traditional version (a bit more soupy), but one that is still quite tasty.

    http://www.cosette-bistro.com

    1. The Engineer Sep 29, 2006 06:51 PM

      Gascogne is where I first fell in love... with cassoulet! Thanks for Cosette, its close to work so I'll check it out soon.

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        RGR Oct 1, 2006 06:09 PM

        Hey, Engineer, If you want to check out another place in that vicinity that serves a very good cassoulet, go to Park Bistro, on Park Av S., b/t 28th & 29th. Even during the season, they may have it only as a special, so it's best to call and check. Tel.: 212-689-1360.

      2. FireMyst Oct 8, 2006 11:01 PM

        26 Seats sometimes has it. good and cheap, I think I recall Provence has a good one too but I'm not sure. Les Halles definitely got it and also Lucien in EV that I used to like alot.

        1. amyleechen Oct 15, 2006 09:41 PM

          I'm quite partial to the cassoulet at Le Gigot on Cornelia Street. I don't know that it's on their regular menu, so it might be wise to call ahead. It's a wonderful restaurant -- some say "cramped," I say "cozy." Lovely.

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