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casspants Feb 14, 2009 03:18 PM

Now that NoNo Kitchen has shut its doors :( does anyone know of a good substitute? I miss gumbo and po'boys! And my husband can't go for much longer without jambalaya...

(Does anyone know the reason for NoNo's demise? The food was always stellar. The atmosphere needed a little work...but still, I had hoped they would be around a lot longer.)

  1. NYJewboy Feb 15, 2009 08:24 AM

    Difficult. I have been looking for one for years, ever since Cooking with Jazz closed. I thought NoNo was not good, and I only went twice. I think we can do much much better.

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      the_state Feb 15, 2009 08:27 AM

      Stan's on Atlantic makes decent shrimp po boys, but not necessarily "authentic". that's all i can speak for.

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        NYJewboy Feb 24, 2009 11:54 AM

        Ditto. Stan's is awful.

      2. k
        kabny Feb 15, 2009 08:30 AM

        I went to NoNo twice and thought the food was pretty bad, actually. Apparently not to the taste of the neighborhood? Sorry I can't help with an alternative.

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          jinx Feb 20, 2009 04:01 AM

          yeah we didn't think much of NoNo either. Only went twice. Stan's we thought was pretty bad and only went once. Still really miss Acadia Parish, and that closed about 10 years ago I think!

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          snrepucci Feb 20, 2009 03:19 PM

          I can't speak to the quality, but in a desperate situation, there is always Two Boots on 2nd Street. At least they deliver....

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            kabny Feb 21, 2009 04:27 AM

            Good point, and FWIW, Two Boots' Kingfish Po' Boy may not be authentic, but is crispy and tasty and still that way when delivered.

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              pitu Feb 24, 2009 01:09 PM

              Stick to the po' boy and the pizza tho -- the "Cajun" food Two Boots was perpetrating at the concession stand at Celebrate Brooklyn was truly awful.

          2. pitu Apr 19, 2009 10:39 AM

            Oyster po'boy on the menu at Bklyn Fish Camp...they know how to fry, they know how to make a triple awesome sandwich, and they use great bread

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