AJ & J Asian Bistro

2240 Magazine St., (504) 609-2282; www.ajjasianbistro.com

AJ&J seafood curry hot pot combines Chilean sea bass, shrimp, scallops, salmon and Asian vegetables in mild coconut curry sauce. The Black and Gold roll is made with spicy rock shrimp, avocado and tempura flakes topped with blackened tuna, salmon and tobiko and is served with ponzu sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Cafe East

4628 Rye St., Metairie, (504) 888-0078

Honey-walnut shrimp are tossed with bell pepper in a ginger-honey-soy glaze. General Tso's chicken is chopped chicken breast served with spicy sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Chiba

8312 Oak St., (504) 826-9119; www.chiba-nola.com

The menu includes California rolls, crawfish fried rice, octopus ceviche and more. Steamed buns feature meat or seafood fillings such as pork belly, sauteed duck and miso grouper. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Noodle & Pie

741 State St., (504) 252-9431; www.noodleandpie.com

The House ramen bowl features shoyu chicken broth, slow-cooked barbecued pork shoulder, a soft egg, greens, scallions, mushrooms, shredded nori and house-made alkaline noodles. Korean fried chicken is served with fermented black bean chili glaze and house-made kimchi. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Soho Asian Cuisine

601 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 301-2266; www.sohoasiancuisine.com

The pan-Asian menu includes sushi, Japanese and Chinese dishes. Crispy Peking duck comes with scallions and hoisin sauce. Flounder is available stir-fried or deep-fried. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$


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