Ancora Pizzeria and Salumeria

4508 Freret St., (504) 324-1636; www.ancorapizza.com

A frequent addition to the "anti pizza" sampler plate

Iris

321 N. Peters St., (504) 299-3944; www.irisneworleans.com

Made with risotto and braised lamb leg

Little Vic's

719 Toulouse St., (504) 304-1238; www.littlevics.com

Baseball-sized orbs for grab-and-go street food

Maurepas Foods

3200 Burgundy St., (504) 267-0072; www.maurepasfoods.com

Served with okra and charred tomato relish

Wayfare

4510 Freret St., (504) 309-0069; www.wayfarenola.com

An ever-changing variety, often going multicultural