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The owners of this restaurant, who hail from Quebec and France, celebrate the influence of French-Canadian cooking on communities from the Maritime to New Orleans. They serve local East Coast seafood, and their most popular dishes include the roasted calamari, and soft-shell crab. Brazilian Chef Adriano Ricco, who has been in New York City for the last six years, learned to cook at an early age having grown up in a food-loving Italian family.
90 Thompson Street www.lepescadeux.com
Owners Christine Ebel and Benjamin Alter, a brother and sister team, decided to bring the laid back atmosphere and French Carribean flavor of the Guadaloupe, where they grew up, to the East Village. Their chef, Vule Dabethic, has worked in kitchens throughout the city after a stint living in Brazil. In the kitchen, Spanish, Serbian and English are spoken. 111 Avenue C