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Sunday Night Pick

jfood Aug 28, 2007 06:28 PM

OK the jfoods are going back to NOLA in a few weeks.

Friday night - Brigtsens
Saturday night - Commanders
Sunday night TBD

Would like something fun versus a Cuvee type serious. Tried K-Pauls but you guys know its closed on Sunday nights.

So please help jfoods who will have the 18 and 22 little jfoods with.

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  1. Bill Hunt RE: jfood Aug 28, 2007 07:01 PM

    For fun and good food, I'd look into the dates/hours of Cochon. We had fun with nephews, ranging from 21 to 32. All had fun and great food and service.


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      jfood RE: Bill Hunt Aug 28, 2007 07:07 PM

      heavy sigh, cochon closed on sundays butthe menu looks outstanding. thanks BH

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        Bill Hunt RE: jfood Aug 28, 2007 07:22 PM

        I was afraid of that. Not being a local, anymore, I do not have a great rec. for you. I'll bet that others will chime in and have dozens.


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      Sobe RE: jfood Aug 28, 2007 07:25 PM

      Sunday is a tough night. We actually moved August to Sunday Night since Lilette and Vizard's are both closed. I believe Cochon is also closed on Sunday. Stella is open but doesn't sound like that is what you are looking for.

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        calliope RE: jfood Aug 28, 2007 08:54 PM

        I think Emeril's is fun and very lively. I've taken some kids that age there, who enjoyed it very much. Its open on Sunday evenings. Upperline is also open on Sunday evenings. We had a superb meal there on Easter Sunday evening. We had my 18 year old nephew with us, who has requested a return trip. He also enjoys Emeril's. He loves Mr. B's, but we have not yet been back since it reopened. We are giving it a bit more time. I'm not sure if B's is open on Sunday evenings yet.

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          Hungry Celeste RE: jfood Aug 29, 2007 07:16 AM

          Galatoire's is open on Sundays. Or take a break from high-end dining and hit Port of Call for a burger. Or how about La Crepe Nanou?

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            jfood RE: Hungry Celeste Aug 29, 2007 07:25 AM

            Thanks HC.

            La Crepe Nanou looks perfect for both menu and location. Will give little jfood some bearings on things not too far from her school.

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              JGrey RE: Hungry Celeste Aug 29, 2007 07:36 AM

              Crepe Nanou is not open Sundays (we drive right by it on the way home from 6:00 service).

              I'd go to Martinique. I believe Upperline is open as well. So is Cote Sud, I'm pretty sure, but you'd have to call them. Or something cheap but great like Lebanon's.

              I live near Tulane, and once counted 40 restaurants within a 10 block radius of my house, little jfood has lots of options.

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                JGrey RE: JGrey Aug 29, 2007 07:43 AM

                I found the thread where I listed them:


                Still mostly correct. Though no info about Sunday nights.

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                  Hungry Celeste RE: JGrey Aug 29, 2007 09:00 AM

                  You're right (of course). Website still lists LCN as open on Sundays, I just called & confirmed that they're NOT open on Sunday now.

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                    JGrey RE: Hungry Celeste Aug 29, 2007 10:20 AM

                    Oh good, I'm not crazy, they DID used to be open on Sundays. I know they fooled me earlier this year because they were open on NYE, which fell on a Sunday, so I was telling people for a while they were open on Sundays.

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                noeater RE: jfood Aug 29, 2007 07:40 AM

                What about Luke on St. Charles Avenue? it is open 7 nights a week and has great atmosphere.

                1. pizzajunkie RE: jfood Aug 29, 2007 11:54 AM

                  I don't know if it's fun, exactly, but 2 good places that come to mind for Sunday night dining are GW Fins and Crescent City Steaks. Both are outstanding and open on Sunday.

                  1. sirvelvet RE: jfood Aug 29, 2007 01:41 PM

                    Lola's on Esplanade is open on Sundays and is a great meal and a lot of fun. Their appetizer menu is fantastic. A drive down Esplanade will also show how much the neighborhood has come back.

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                      JazzyB RE: jfood Aug 31, 2007 10:39 AM

                      Cafe Giovanni. Get th chef's "feed me". If you go Wed., Fri., or Sat., there are opera singers who enhance the dining experience. (I'm personally NOT an opera fan. It's more like Broadway /opera, and they don't sing continuously.)

                      1. Hungry4Good RE: jfood Sep 11, 2007 10:29 AM

                        Luke (a John Besh restaurant) is open Sundays.

                        1. jfood RE: jfood Sep 11, 2007 12:08 PM

                          mrs jfood insists on a return engagement to Brigtsens and Commanders (and who is jfood to turn down either of these two choices, :-)))and was disappointed jfood screwed up on the last vist with K-Pauls. So we swapped to Sunday night at Commanders, keeping our last meal tradiotion, and are going to K-Pauls on Saturday..

                          Will report back as always and thanks for the advise on other restos in jfood's new favorite town.

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