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Gare St. Lazare in Chicago?

cabond Oct 18, 2006 07:54 PM

Does it still exist? Had a wonderful country pate! Would love recipe!

  1. chicgail Oct 19, 2006 01:56 PM

    I, too loved the Gare. Very authentic French bistro. A match for most Paris bistros. It's where I discovered and learned to love blood sausage. Loved their country pate also. Sadly, I think it's gone.

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      hughb Oct 19, 2006 09:03 PM

      Gone only for about ten years.

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      1. re: hughb
        bryan Oct 20, 2006 09:33 AM

        Burned down about 12 years ago. Not coming back. But I do know one of the chefs. I'll ask her if she has the recipe.

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        cabond Oct 22, 2006 11:32 PM

        Thank you. French the owner actually gave me the recipe - it made about 50# - and it was in my handbag when it was stolen. I would love the recipe!

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          AnnieOnFreemont Jul 12, 2013 07:58 PM

          The Gare is now Cafe du Midi in Bucktown on Damen Avenue last I heard. Loved the original place. Lots of great memories.

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          1. re: AnnieOnFreemont
            chicgail Jul 13, 2013 04:06 AM

            Sadly, the Cafe du Midi has been gone for many years. It was Meritage for a long time and is now the Red Door.

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              AnnieOnFreemont Jul 13, 2013 11:42 AM

              Thank you for the follow up. Miss all those great French eateris that started up in the '70's. (Sigh)

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                chicgail Jul 15, 2013 03:33 AM

                I'm with you, Annie.

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