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French onion soup at Cafe Degas in New Orleans.

Cafe Degas

3127 Esplanade Ave., (504) 945-5635;

Fried Louisiana oyster salad is served over baby mizuna greens with avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onions, feta cheese and ravigote vinaigrette. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. $$$


317 Magazine St., (504) 324-5400;

Skate a la grenobloise features a sauce of brown butter, lemon, parsley and capers. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. $$$

Crepes a la Cart

1039 Broadway St., (504) 866-2362;

An S.B.T. crepe is filled with baby spinach, tomato and bacon. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. $

The Delachaise

3442 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-0858;

Steak frites features a grilled rib-eye topped with Shropshire butter served with duck fat fries. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. $$


225 Chartres St., (504) 218-8533;

Morrocan spiced short rib is served with fries and chermoula. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. $$$

La Crepe Nanou

1410 Robert St., (504) 899-2670;

Fondue is made with Emmental cheese and served with baguette, vegetables or fruit. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, brunch Sun. $$


3637 Magazine St., (504) 895-1636;

Roasted poulet breast is served with Brussels sprouts, balsamic-glazed onions and mushroom vinaigrette. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat. $$$


333 St. Charles Ave., (504) 378-2840;

Buttermilk-battered fried quail is served with charred gypsy peppers and Tabasco honey. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. $$$


942 N. Rampart St., (504) 569-9979;

Gnocchi are topped with roasted broccoli, mushrooms and cheddar Mornay sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. $$$


1117 Montegut St.;

Cassoulet includes house-made Toulouse sausage, duck confit and Sichuan peppers. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat. $$