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Five places for blackened flavor


K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

416 Chartres St., 596-2530

The kitchen that launched the redfish craze now makes great blackened drum.

Harbor Seafood & Oyster Bar

3203 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 443-6454

Skip the batter and get gator or calamari blackened.


8115 Jeannette St., 862-5514

The blackened shrimp on grit cakes is an indispensible appetizer.

Brigtsen's Restaurant

723 Dante St., 861-7610

The blackened tuna with smoked corn sauce is a modern classic.

Two Tony's Restaurant

8536 Pontchartrain Blvd., 282-0801

There's a new location, but it serves the same platter of blackened seafood.

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