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egb107 Sep 21, 2010 03:05 PM

Any suggestions on a chef's table or chef's bar to take my boyfriend on Oct. 11, 2010. Any price range would work, I know most of the nice restaurants have one but I think a casual classic restaurant would be fun. Drink pairing is also not important. Also, any other foodie must-gos would be great. Thanks!

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    CharlieH Sep 22, 2010 01:13 PM

    Mila is probably doing the most modern food, and then Stella, which is more international. Green Goddess is the most eclectic. I think Cochon may have created a new category of food. Meritage is very wine centric. August of course is high end, as is Le Foret. More Bistro type places would be Cuyee, Lillette, and Patois, all excellent. And that's just scratching the surface. La Boca is great for steaks, well, lets say its just great.

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    Cochon
    930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130

    La Boca Restaurant
    857 Fulton St., New Orleans, LA 70130

    Green Goddess
    307 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Le Foret
    129 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

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      kibbles Sep 22, 2010 09:01 AM

      i think Nola has one..

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        collardman Sep 22, 2010 12:04 PM

        NOLA has the foodbar at the wood oven station which is next to where the Chef expedites. Many call it the chef's table as you get to watch the kitchen action, talk to the line cook there and often interact with the Chef

      2. FoodChic Sep 21, 2010 07:23 PM

        I know Commander's used to have (or does have) a chef's table inside the kitchen. I know it used to be quite difficult to get.

        Does anyone know of the status of Commander's chef table?

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          FoodChic Sep 22, 2010 11:57 AM

          I did a bit of research and found that Commander's chef table is still an option, as is the chef's table at Emeril's. Both are fabulous options.

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          Emeril's Restaurant
          800 Tchoupitoulas, New Orleans, LA 70130

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            CharlieH Sep 22, 2010 01:07 PM

            I doubt you can do Commanders for just two. Its a large table. Could be wrong though.

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              JPAub Sep 30, 2010 08:49 AM

              Commander's Chef's Table is for four people, no more, no less.

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                urbandog Sep 30, 2010 05:00 PM

                Any idea how much it is?

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                  kukubura Oct 1, 2010 02:48 PM

                  Well that's good to know! May have to hook up with a CH couple next time we're in town.

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                TulaneJeff Oct 1, 2010 10:22 AM

                Emeril's and Delmonico both have chef's tables. Emeril's is in the kitchen and Delmonico's is right outside the kitchen next to the piano in the bar.

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                Emeril's Restaurant
                800 Tchoupitoulas, New Orleans, LA 70130

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