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Salad - lunch spots?

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pitterpat7 Dec 13, 2007 09:23 PM

I usually think of Cafe Rani on Magazine when I'm in the mood for a nice big entree salad for lunch. Does anyone else have recommendations around the $10-$15 range that's open for lunch?

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  1. uptownlibrarian RE: pitterpat7 Dec 14, 2007 04:56 AM

    St. James Cheese Company on Prytania has delicious large salads for around $10. They have 5 or 6 options that change pretty frequently. Here's the menu on the website:

    http://www.stjamescheese.com/menu.html

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      TulaneJeff RE: uptownlibrarian Dec 14, 2007 05:58 AM

      I second St. James.

      Also, check out Refuel if you're uptown (Cobb, Club, Fish Salad with either salmon or tuna), or Welty's Deli on Camp in the CBD.

      Welty's has giant house salads, tuna, curry chicken salad, shrimp remoulade, etc.

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      Refuel
      8124 Hampson St, New Orleans, LA 70118

      Welty's Deli
      336 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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        Hungry Celeste RE: TulaneJeff Dec 14, 2007 09:11 AM

        Refuel is a good little spot, isn't it? I noticed last week that La Divina has "real" food in addition to gelato; some salads were listed on the handwritten signboard. Sushi Bros has a seared-tuna on mixed greens that around $10-12, which is a bargain considering the amount of tuna on the salad. Reginelli's salads are consistently good, and they deliver, too.

        Out in Metry, Martin's Wine Cellar has very nice salads, including specials. Byblos Market on Vets has very tasty tabbouleh--cheap.

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          kmnola RE: TulaneJeff Dec 15, 2007 08:08 PM

          I second Welty's. Their salads are huuuuge and delicious.

      2. malenky RE: pitterpat7 Dec 14, 2007 07:58 AM

        Lebannon has a really good greek salad.

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          Paisley16 RE: pitterpat7 Dec 15, 2007 12:05 PM

          Blue Plate Cafe on Prytania near Erato in the LGD has some salads and sandwiches that should fit the bill for lunch.

          1. jamielynn RE: pitterpat7 Dec 18, 2007 09:07 AM

            I just had a killer salad at Luke - John Besh's new place. Think it was $11 or $12 and it had at least 6 fried oysters on it! It was the best...competing with Jacquemos (forgive my spelling on that)

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