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Mar 15, 2011 07:25 AM

Gumbo at Evening Star Cafe

Does anyone have the gumbo recipe from the Evening Star Cafe in Del Ray? My daughter-in-law now lives in Seattle. She used to work there and loved the gumbo but the chef would never give her the recipe. I'd love to find it for her. Thanks!

Evening Star Cafe
2000 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301

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  1. Bonjour Toomuchmusic: Can't help you with the gumbo recipe from Evening Star Cafe, but if you know the name of the chef, contact Paul Prudhomme's place in NO. Chef Paul knows everyone and may be able to help you. Also his site has several good gumbo receipes you might wish to try. Just remember, everything is different in NO and cooking gumbo with makings from anywhere else will never taste the same. And although I don't know about the Evenning Star gumbo, he probably used local makings in his.

    Evening Star Cafe
    2000 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301

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    1. re: Bonstempsrouler

      Merci, Bonstempsrouler. Je vous remercie de la suggestion. J'aime ce monde de la cuisine!

    2. Hello,
      Shoot me an email to and i will share the recipe with you.( p.s I'm the chef of the ESC:) )