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Looking for French Haute Cuisine pressed duck, anywhere in the L.A area.

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Any suggestions welcome of course.

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  1. There are no old fashioned French Haute Cuisine restaurants left in Los Angeles.

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      1. In fact a 'find-a-food' search of menupages.com yields but one errant result, Almond Pressed Duck at Hunan Taste on San Vicente, which I trust is not what you want. Alas.

        1. You might try Taix.

          Even if they have it on the menu, it won't be very good, however.

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          1. re: ipsedixit

            Cognitive dissonance, CH style, on display... ;-D>

            1. Why don't you just go to Josie's and get duck? It's not the duck you think you want, but it may be the duck you will like.

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              1. re: mc michael

                Josie learned how to prepare duck from her father, whose restaurant I frequented back in the 1970/1971 time frame. I got the duck each time. It was done to perfection each and every time. Beautiful crispy skin and lovely moist meat.

                1. re: Servorg

                  I remember it too. With a pepper sauce. Not sure if Josie has that sauce, but I think you can get it on request.

                  Also remember their complimentary slice of quiche - (which I believe Josie also serves up).