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late lunch - cochon or liuzza's?

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lk_nyc May 13, 2009 05:47 AM

i know they are in different parts of the city but a friend told me to choose....

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    Jake Barnes RE: lk_nyc May 13, 2009 05:50 AM

    Two totally different restaurants. That being said, I'd probably go with Cochon.

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      ScarlettNola RE: Jake Barnes May 13, 2009 06:23 AM

      I really like Liuzza's (Just be aware there is :Liuzza's and Liuzza's by the Track two totally restaurants) I am not a huge fan of Cochon, but it is still good. I guess it all depends on the type of food you are looking for.

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        Bayareafoodiei RE: ScarlettNola May 13, 2009 03:09 PM

        Which is better Liuzza's or Liuzza's by th etrack?

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          ScarlettNola RE: Bayareafoodiei May 13, 2009 03:28 PM

          Liuzza's has great and hearty Italian and Creole comfort food and serves beer in HUGE frosted mugs which is a real treat. I love Liuzza's for simple Italian, but prefer Mandina's, which serves some similar types of cuisine. Liuzza's by the Track is more of a neighborhood hole in the wall, which just happens to serve the most incredible BBQ Shrimp Po boys and wonderful daily specials (including great salads as well as soups, and fairly inventive cuisine for a corner bar. I prefer Liuzza's by the Track, but Liuzza's is really good as well depending if you prefer Italian/Creole. (LBT is only open until 7 or so and Liuzza's closes at 10)

    2. megany09 RE: lk_nyc May 13, 2009 09:53 AM

      I loved Cochon! If you like pork, you'll be in heaven.

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        edible complex RE: megany09 May 13, 2009 01:09 PM

        is that hog heaven???

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          megany09 RE: edible complex May 13, 2009 01:35 PM

          Haha! I didn't even realize what I wrote. Yes, I believe I would classify Cochon as hog heaven. :-)

      2. Lyonola RE: lk_nyc May 13, 2009 10:07 AM

        Not sure how late your lunch is. Liuzza's will serve pretty much around the clock. I am not sure about Cochon, they may close between 2 and 5 or so. However, the Butcher is open all day (and right behind Cochon).

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          uptownlibrarian RE: Lyonola May 13, 2009 01:02 PM

          Cochon definitely stays open straight through.

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            joedontexan RE: uptownlibrarian May 17, 2009 09:38 AM

            Liuzzas for the best sandwich in the city in my opinion. The mighty Frenchuletta.

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