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good chicken pot pie

foodwhisperer Jan 28, 2009 08:55 PM

I went to Yaffa;s in tribeca , they redecorated the fancy half of the restaurant, the bar area is still the same. The chicken pot pie didnt even resemble chicken pot pie. the only reason I knew what it was , was because it was what I ordered. It had a piece of chicken breast on top of some vegetables and a spoon of pie dough on top .. technically it had some of the ingredients for chicken pot pie but it was like ordering pizza and getting a tomato, a hunk of cheese and a piece of dough,,,, Any recs for real and good chicken pot pie

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  1. MMRuth RE: foodwhisperer Jan 29, 2009 03:32 AM

    I've had really good Chicken Pot Pie at Square Meal, but it's not always on the menu.

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      foodwhisperer RE: MMRuth Jan 29, 2009 02:19 PM

      Thanks everyone. This cold weather for some reason put me in mood for good chicken pot pie. Now i have some choices all over town ,,GREAT

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      sloane RE: foodwhisperer Jan 29, 2009 06:01 AM

      The chicken pot pie at Molly's is the traditional chicken pot pie and it's excellent.

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        ESNY RE: sloane Jan 29, 2009 04:15 PM

        I've always been curious about the Molly's chicken pot pie but then again, I find it hard to stray away from the shepherd's pie

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          egit RE: ESNY Jan 30, 2009 09:35 AM

          I'm a shepherd's pie addict, and I've always been curious about both the chicken pot pie AND the shepherd's pie. But I can't stay away from their burgers.

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            ESNY RE: egit Jan 30, 2009 01:16 PM

            After a few years of going burger only, I finally made the jump to the sheperds pie and haven't looked back...

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        italianagambino RE: foodwhisperer Jan 29, 2009 07:29 AM

        Waverly Inn
        Tea and Sympathy

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          stephaniec25 RE: foodwhisperer Jan 29, 2009 11:12 AM

          Penelope's has a great chicken pot pie

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            carijo3 RE: foodwhisperer Jan 29, 2009 11:21 AM

            Friend of a Farmer on Irving has great Chicken Pot Pie

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              addictedtolunch RE: carijo3 Jan 29, 2009 04:01 PM

              Second Friend etc. Very fresh.

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              pacz RE: foodwhisperer Jan 30, 2009 08:59 AM

              Bar Americain has a really good Chicken Pot Pie, although it's made from smoked chicken, but has a nice smokey flavor.

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                brettnyc RE: foodwhisperer Jan 30, 2009 08:47 PM

                While this is not an exact match with your question, if youre a chicken pot pie lover its worth noting that the "Twin Hen" chicken pot pie in the frozen food section of Dean and Deluca is great.

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                  jdtanenb RE: foodwhisperer Jan 30, 2009 11:11 PM

                  Pershing Square has a terrific pot pie

                  1. ChefJune RE: foodwhisperer Jan 31, 2009 12:39 AM

                    Tartine in the West Village has one of the best Chicken Pot Pies in the world. and the price is downright cheap. Bring your own wine.

                    a fun and cozy place.

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