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Best Gumbo in the Quarter? Fried Chicken?

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Jaiuvala Sep 15, 2007 03:48 PM

We are headed to NOLA the first weekend in October and I am looking for a good bowl of gumbo. Any suggextions?

Also how about Fried Chicken in the quarter?

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    lillidalla Sep 15, 2007 07:15 PM

    The Gumbo Shop on St. Peter's has wonderful gumbo. I particularly like their chicken/andouille combined with a shrimp remoulade salad. Fiorella's on Decatur has enjoyed a good reputation for its fried chicken. However, I believe a change in ownership has resulted in mixed reviews.

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      crazy4eating Sep 15, 2007 08:26 PM

      Second on the Gumbo shop... always enjoy the gumbo and the different variations of it... good stuff! I've been to Fiorella's recently and found the fried chicken to be up to post owner quality... the changeover had some bumps, but I think they are worked out.

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        Jaiuvala Sep 16, 2007 02:38 PM

        I was wondering if it was still good. We ate at the Gumbo Shop back in 2003 and really enjoyed it. I had seen some negative posts - "too touristy". Good news about Fiorella's, I have been wanting try it.
        Thanks

      2. j
        JazzyB Sep 16, 2007 07:51 AM

        Mr. B's Gumbo Ya-Ya.

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