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Apr 4, 2014 04:25 PM

Fish Pontchartrain in the French Quarter

I'm looking for a place that does a great fish P. (blackened being my favorite) in the quarter BUT a place we can still wear jeans/nice shirt (casual-ish).

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  1. Had to look up Pontchartrain sauce. Found a variation, as with anything cooked in N: can be a simple sauce with lump crabmeat or a complicated sauce with shrimp stock and backfin crabmeat and I am sure many things in between.

    Arnaud's recipe

    I would think that if you called K-Paul's, they might have it on the menu, or since they specialize in blackened dishes, could easily prepare it. I would not go there in jeans, but I have seen people casually dressed in there.

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    1. re: TaTee

      We're trying to keep it casual, as we will be bringing other bulky stuff and still want to do carry-on. So, the dresses/slacks are out.

      1. re: amysuehere

        I come from a different generation. I am sure nice jeans
        would be acceptable. Call the restaurant and ask.

        1. re: TaTee

          When they started the place, men in suits and ladies' equivalents were common. No more. I've seen jeans in Antoine's fer cryin' out loud. K-Pauls was never very formal. I am sure jeans would be fine.