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Group of 9

SherryNY25 | | Jan 5, 2013 04:26 PM

Hi everyone-

This will be my first trip to New Orleans and, as a food editor, there's a lot of pressure on my shoulders to not waste a single meal on mediocre food. It'll be my bachelorette party, so there will be 9 of us. We have reservations for a Saturday night dinner at Herbsaint, but I'm not sure what to do about our Sunday night dinner. Since there are 9 of us we def. need to go somewhere that takes reservations, but I don't want another expensive restaurant. I was looking for somewhere casual (a total dive would be good!), inexpensive, unique (we're coming from NYC, so no Italian or sushi please), and not too far afield (we're staying in FQ, but are willing to take cabs), but then the super casual places don't take reservations typically. I made a place-holder reservation at Squeal BBQ based on someone's rec, but then I've read some uneven reviews. Any advice/recs? Help!