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IMHO, No one restaurant has it all - Your best menu items in Nola

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Ambiance Oct 31, 2009 06:26 AM

Me....

1. Garlic Crusted Texas Redfish w/ Bacon Butter sauce - NOLAs

2. 3 Mini Filet Mignons with three different sauces - DANTE's KITCHEN

3. Cream of Garlic Soup - LUIZZA's by the TRACK

4. Fried Shrimp with creole potatoes - FRENCH MARKET RESTAURANT ON DECATUR

5. Filet Mignon with Crawfish Butter Sauce - LOUISIANA BISTRO ON DAUPHINE

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    hazelhurst Oct 31, 2009 08:54 AM

    Years ago we would go to antoine's for a French '75, have a dozen Rokerfeller and the turtle (later alligator) soup, then go to Galatoire's for trout meuniere and remoulade and such..plus gin and tonic when they still had the little tonic bottles instead of tht crap that comes out of the bar gun.. Sometimes we'd vary a little bit and go to Maylie's. Last time I did it we wewnt to Clancy's--they had swordfish that night & it was great

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    Galatoire's Restaurant
    209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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      moodoc Nov 11, 2009 06:22 PM

      1. Jacques-Imo's alligator cheesecake
      2. Herbsaint's banana brown sugar tart
      3. Matt & Naddies paneed white chocolate bread pudding
      4. the (sadly departed) NOLA sweet potato fritter
      5. Jacques-Imo's fresh fish with pecan-meuniere sauce

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      Jacques-Imo's Cafe
      8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118

      Herbsaint
      701 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

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        joedontexan Nov 18, 2009 04:32 PM

        1) bbq oysters redfish grill 2)trout amandine galatoires 3) Turtle soup Commanders Palace. 4) BBQ shrimp Mr. Bs 5) Frenchuletta Liuzzas on bienville.

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          Ambiance Nov 30, 2009 05:16 PM

          OMG - a couple weeks ago had the absolute best soup in years at Matt and Naddies - curried smoked squash. would pay big bucks for the recipe -- You are saying the potato fritter is sadly departed not Nola - right?

      2. pikawicca Nov 18, 2009 04:41 PM

        Galatoire's Trout Meuniere, for sure.

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          Ambiance Nov 30, 2009 05:17 PM

          does it have crabmeat?

        2. sirvelvet Nov 19, 2009 10:19 AM

          1. Oysters en Brochette from Christians or from Bourbon Oyster House (when they first opened)

          2. Chargrilled oysters. Drago's does a great job but Acme is satisfactory if they are easy on the cheese.

          3. BBQ Shrimp from Mr. B's

          4. The Godzilla crab dish at Jacque-Imo's goes over very well with my children

          5. Cochon De Lait Po Boy from Walkers

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            Ambiance Nov 30, 2009 05:18 PM

            tell me about the coucon de lait po boy from walkers - sounds interesting.

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              Ambiance Nov 30, 2009 05:20 PM

              christian's is closed, right?

            2. AnneBerryWrites Nov 20, 2009 08:42 AM

              Charcroute at Luke; risotto at Domenica; panzanella at MiLa; gumbo at Mandina's.
              Haven't tried the BBQ shrimp at Mr. B's--do you think they're the city's best?

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                Ambiance Nov 30, 2009 05:19 PM

                did you love domenica - thinking about trying it

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