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Light Saturday lunch?

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Hi all,

I'm going to be in New Orleans for the AHA conference, and am flying my dad down next weekend as an uncharacteristically extravagant surprise for his birthday. I booked us for dinner at Cuvee Sat. night and lunch at Galatoires the next day. Do you have any recommendations for a light bite to eat for lunch on Saturday-- something to tide us over till dinner? We will have a car that day (and only that day) so it is ok if it involves a drive. (We're staying in Faubourg). I thought of getting appetizers at Commander's Palace but they are booked up.
Thanks!

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    1. re: edible complex

      I'd have to say that's an excellent suggestion!

      I think I'll do that myself!

      And if it's warm enough, the patio would be lovely at lunch time.
      BTW, when is this conf?

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