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Filipino Food in New Orleans?

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angel816 Oct 20, 2006 06:20 AM

I have been craving some good old-fashioned Filipino food... any restaurants within the vicinity?

I have done some research on the web and found an old Gambit article regarding an Ely’s in the quarters that served Filipino food. Is it still around post-Katrina? If so, how’s the food?

Thanks in advance for any information!

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    Frolic RE: angel816 Oct 20, 2006 11:49 AM

    I don't think it was around pre-K. How old was the article?

    The only option I know for Filipino food is Asian Pacific Cafe, and that's pretty limited. It's mainly a sushi restaurant, but I think the owners are Filipino. Last time I was there, they had a few Filipino dishes (adobo and one other). This was a few months back. They might have expanded the menu by this point.

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      angel816 RE: Frolic Oct 20, 2006 01:55 PM

      2002. A girl could always hope.

      Is the food any good? Pricey? Thanks for the info.

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      Frolic RE: angel816 Oct 20, 2006 03:07 PM

      I thought the adobo was tasty. Can't remember the other dish. I'd have to dig out the menu.

      I would call it a good neighborhood sushi place otherwise. I wouldn't cross town for it.

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        nolafoodgoddess RE: Frolic Oct 26, 2006 11:44 PM

        Ewwww. I don't agree. My dining companion was Filipino and her comments are not printable. We were both disappointed. The Lumpia were greasy, greasy. For contemporary American sushi, okay.

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          Frolic RE: nolafoodgoddess Oct 27, 2006 01:34 AM

          Too bad. I was there almost 8 months ago. No doubt things have changed.

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