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Sat lunch en route to MSY

rtbotts Jul 17, 2009 11:54 AM

I am coming from down South to drop someone at the airport for a two o'clock flight on Saturday and wanted to have a good lunch on the way; my experience is with NOLA proper only so I thought it might be fun to hit a special place between there and the airport. Any recommendations for a can't miss meal? It can be fancy or a dive. Thanks.

  1. edible complex Jul 17, 2009 12:01 PM

    in Old Jeff/Harahan area, you have Crabby Jack's on Jeff Hwy, Rivershack Tavern on River Rd., Charlie's Seafood (reopened by Frank Brigtsen) on Jeff Hwy, and RiverPond Seafood on Airline Hwy.
    all have great food and are casual.

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    1. re: edible complex
      Bill Hunt Jul 17, 2009 07:16 PM

      For an early lunch, I was going to list your first two places, but you were way ahead of me.

      Now, Charlies is part of Chef Frank's empire? Why, I recall it from the '60s, and it was a favorite of my wife's family, after they moved to The Parish. Last time past, it looked closed.

      Thanks for the info,


      1. re: Bill Hunt
        edible complex Jul 17, 2009 07:44 PM

        Frank opened it July 8th. shrimp remoulade, soft shell platters and dirty rice po boys!

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