Taste Test /// Peche Seafood Grill

  • by Nick
  • 7 Years ago
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Donald Link got inspired by open-fire cooking during a trip to Uruguay and had wanted to add a seafood place to his portfolio. So he and his partners renovated an old coffee roaster operation, installed a custom-made wood-burning grill that makes charcoal from oak and pecan, and began serving rustic fish dishes that nod to South Louisiana. The preparations are mostly simple — addictive fried bread with sea salt, battered fish sticks, and shrimp rolls — though some have twists. Grilled corn on the cob comes with white barbecue sauce, and catfish arrive in a chili broth accompanied by pickled greens. Whole roasted gulf fish for the table is the reason to visit. Redfish, snapper, pompano and grouper are frequent options, and their prices vary daily, though a redfish that serves four goes for about $45.
Write up courtesy of USA today
Address: 800 Magazine St.

Entrées: $14-$25; whole fish and steak for the table, $45-$60

Info: 504- 522-1744; pecherestaurant.com

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“LIVE FAST DIE FLY” Nick Reed is not the typical New Orleans native. Even with an B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Xavier University, it has been said that he was always different. Through fashion and creative writing Nick has always found a way to express himself. He is the owner of So Authentic promotional group and was a former Editor-in chief of the Xavier Herald. Over the past few years he and partner Yoey Yo have developed My HELL OF A LIFE and GFC clothing brand in hopes to change the world. Their main goal is to just make the world a little more fresh.

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  1. had my bday dinner there

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