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Kingfish, La Petite Grocery, or Peche - only meal in New Orleans?

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sweetlowcountry Jul 2, 2014 10:09 PM

Trying to decide on Kingfish, La Petite Grocery or Peche for 1 evening out in New Orleans with another couple. Having a hard time with this decision and need some help. Want to try them all but only have time for one. Which one would you choose?

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    sanglier RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 3, 2014 06:13 AM

    Peche, hands down, if a seafood-centric meal is what you crave. But it's more casual and louder than LPG, so if either of those aren't to your liking, go to LPG, you'll be happy at both. Kingfish for a drink, not up to par food- or service-wise with the other two.

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      Monch RE: sanglier Jul 3, 2014 07:37 AM

      And hope that you're lucky enough to have Chris McMillan craft your cocktail at Kingfish!

    2. BayouTeche RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 3, 2014 08:09 AM

      LPG

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        Hobbert RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 3, 2014 08:11 AM

        I went to LPG a few months ago and wouldn't bother to go back. The food was just ok (except for the blue crab beignets- those were delicious!). Nice atmosphere and good drinks, though.

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          Smarttyparty RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 3, 2014 02:23 PM

          Peche. I went to all 3 during my last visit. Here is my trip report:
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/974245

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            collardman RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 3, 2014 03:07 PM

            Not Kingfish based on one try. We may try it again during TOTC. Drinks great food disappointing.

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              FileMan RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 5, 2014 03:49 PM

              I would try Upperline or Bisto Daisy

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                joeljcj2 RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 10, 2014 01:05 PM

                kingfish was disappointing--despite our wonderful memories of gabrielle. too many good places to waste time on this incarnation .

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                  pattyduke22 RE: sweetlowcountry Jul 15, 2014 10:54 AM

                  Try Kingfish for a drink; stopped by there several times during Jazz Fest and really liked the bar atmosphere (and the French 75). Have never eaten there though. But I have eaten at both LPG and Peche and enjoyed LPG more. The food was good at Peche but it was way too loud.

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