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Best Restaurant Dessert currently in New Orleans

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kevin Sep 15, 2007 07:13 PM

what would it be in your opinion?

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    phyllisstein Oct 4, 2007 12:42 PM

    The Sticky Toffee Pudding at Dick & Jenny's is probably my all time favorite dessert. I'm so happy that it's back on the menu in time for fall.

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      bronwen Oct 5, 2007 12:23 PM

      Bread pudding at Mr. B's

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      moodoc Sep 23, 2007 02:39 PM

      I agree- the banana brown sugar tart at Herbsaint--we've gone late to just sit at the bar and have that!

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        jamtart Oct 2, 2007 02:06 PM

        I also loved the banana brown sugar tart at Herbsaint. It's MUCH better than their coconut pie.

        My other favorites are the banana cream pie at Emeril's and Ruth's Chris also does a delicous one.

        As for Commander's Palace's bread pudding, I hate it. I love bread pudding but theirs is so overrated. For good bread pudding, try Mulate's or the Marriott hotel's buffet. Actually, you'll find better bread pudding anywhere but Commander's Palace.

        And probably the cheapest and one of the best is the chocolate pecan pie at Camellia grill. It's to die for and disgustingly so.

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          Hungry Celeste Oct 2, 2007 02:34 PM

          Only if you get that pie warmed up on the grill with a little syrup poured over it. Then it truly is to die for.

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            JazzyB Oct 4, 2007 06:00 AM

            Last time I had the bread pudding souffle at CP it reminded me of oatmeal. Makes me wonder if it always did and I just never noticed.

        2. mrsfury Sep 22, 2007 07:12 PM

          Hubby and I have had every dessert at The Delachaise and La Boca. You cannot go wrong with any dessert at either of these restaurants.

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            eat2thebeat Sep 21, 2007 03:57 PM

            Any of Pastry Chef Brittany Casciato's desserts at Cochon, but particularly her Lane Cake, "Moon Pie" and Mississippi Mud Pie.

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              kevin Sep 21, 2007 06:49 PM

              tried her buttermilk pie and it was good not exceptional.

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              Spencer Sep 21, 2007 01:53 PM

              How does K-Pauls coconut cake stake up in this category? I have been thinking of ordering, in advance, for my next trip there.
              (I'm usually so full while in NOLA that I don't have room for dessert. Maybe I should start having it first.)

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                kevin Sep 21, 2007 06:48 PM

                i dropped my twice and the second time they had it. but was eating somewhere else or just too full from lunch so grabbed a precious slice to go.

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                  JazzyB Oct 5, 2007 05:34 AM

                  Not even in the ballpark. Had it years ago and found it to be heavy and overly sweet. Actually, I've not cared for any of his desserts and usually go elsewhere if I 'm not too stuffed.

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                  localfoodie Sep 21, 2007 01:36 PM

                  The coconut gellato at Angelo Brocatos
                  the white and dark choclate bread pudding at Redfish Grill
                  the lemon ice box pie at clancys is my favorite dessert in the city

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                    Boatman Sep 19, 2007 06:00 AM

                    The brown butter banana tart at Herbsaint or the homemade ice creams at Martinique.

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                      cor Sep 18, 2007 09:34 AM

                      bananas foster at arnauds :)

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                        mikey Sep 17, 2007 02:04 PM

                        I am partial to that brown butter tart with bananas at Herbsaint.

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                          Hungry Celeste Sep 18, 2007 10:07 AM

                          Oh, yeah. That gets my vote. The malted chocolate creme brulee at H is also good (though it rotates with other desserts).

                        2. malenky Sep 17, 2007 11:05 AM

                          Tres Leches cake at Rio mar... I want to rub it all over myself... it is that good.

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                            cajungirl Sep 17, 2007 01:15 PM

                            Oh, you are so right about Tres Leches.
                            Also on my list...bread pudding souffle at Commander's and white chocolate bread pudding at Palace Cafe.

                          2. jamielynn Sep 17, 2007 09:10 AM

                            I had Adelaide do a traditional cherry's jubilee - it was pretty amazing
                            But Banana's Foster is something only new orleans can do

                            1. jfood Sep 17, 2007 04:34 AM

                              Please cast both M&M jfood's vote for:

                              - Bread pudding souffle at Commanders

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                                byH20grl Sep 16, 2007 07:09 PM

                                I second the goat cheese creme fraiche. An outstanding dessert by the greatest pastry chef in New Orleans.

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                                  Kingrover Sep 17, 2007 12:41 AM

                                  I third the pear and creme fraiche, its really amazing.

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                                  jessepilot Sep 16, 2007 05:03 PM

                                  Vanilla Bean Creole Cream Cheesecake with House Made Graham Crackers and Fresh Berry Flambé at Delmonico

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                                    Tonto Sep 15, 2007 09:11 PM

                                    Poached pear & creme fraiche at Lilette. Sublime.
                                    Coconut creme pie at Herbsaint.
                                    Banana creme pie at Emeril's.

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