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2013 Winter Restaurant Guide: Neighborhood 

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BISTRO BYRONZ
1901 Hwy. 190, Mandeville, (985) 951-7595; www.bistrobyronz.com
The steak frite salad includes sliced, flat iron steak atop romaine lettuce with tomatoes, blue cheese, cane dressing and fries. Chicken Paillard features a chicken breast with mesclun salad and fresh vegetables. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

BUTCHER
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-7675; www.cochonbutcher.com
Braised pork belly is dressed with mint, cucumbers and chili-lime aioli and served on toasted white bread. The Cochon muffuletta combines house-made Genoa salami, mortadella, capicola, provolone cheese and giardiniera on a sesame roll. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CAFE B
2700 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 934-4700; www.cafeb.com
Creole crab dip features Lake Pontchartrain lump crabmeat, house-made Creole cream cheese, scallions, toasted chevre and brioche. Sauteed speckled trout with jumbo lump crabmeat comes with seasonal wilted greens, crispy brabant potatoes and local citrus butter sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

CORNER CAFE
3316 Green Acres Road, Metairie, (504) 454-1008
The seafood platter for two includes crab balls, shrimp, oysters, catfish, shrimp, soft-shell crab, jalapeno poppers, hush puppies, two cups of gumbo, two salads and hand-battered onion rings. Reservations accepted. Breakfast Tue.-Sun., lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

THE CREOLE GRILLE & BAR
5241 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 889-7992
Barbecue shrimp with Abita and Worcestershire barbecue sauce is served with creamy grits. The grilled pompano fillet is topped with jumbo lump crabmeat and white wine-lemon-butter sauce and served with steamed vegetables. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

CRESCENT PIE AND SAUSAGE COMPANY
4400 Banks St., (504) 482-2426; www.crescentpieandsausage.com
The Creole chaurice sausage plate features house-made sausages and comes with sauteed greens and macaroni and cheese. The duck and brie pizza features duck confit, sliced brie, smoked mushrooms and truffle aioli over a garlic olive oil base. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

DAT DOG 
5030 Freret St., (504) 899-6883; www.datdognola.com
The Irish Guinness sausage is pork bratwurst made with Guinness beer and is served with andouille sauce, cheddar cheese, white and green onions, yellow mustard and bacon on a toasted sourdough bun. The Turducken sausage is made with turkey, duck and chicken and is topped with a choice of grated cheddar, diced onions, wasabi, sauerkraut or house-made chili. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Cash only. $

DRY DOCK CAFE
133 Delaronde St., (504) 361-8240; www.thedrydockcafe.com
New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp features a half-pound of shrimp in peppery sauce with French bread for dipping. Crawfish Maureenica combines crawfish tails in creamy Parmesan sauce over pasta. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

THE GALLEY RESTAURANT
2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955
The Galley is known for serving soft-shell crab and catfish fillet po-boys at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The menu also includes crawfish etouffee, a grilled grouper sandwich and sweet potato fries. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

GATTUSO'S NEIGHBORHOOD BAR & RESTAURANT
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114; www.gattusos.net
The blackened salmon salad is made with spinach, red onions, pecans, raisins, blue cheese with a choice of dressing. The roast beef po-boy is dressed with gravy, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles on toasted French bread and served with fries. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

GIORLANDO'S RESTAURANT
741 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-8593; www.giorlandos.com
The roast beef sandwich features sliced roast beef in brown gravy on sesame-seed French bread. Enjoy one with handmade beer-battered onion rings. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

HUCKLEBERRY'S RESTAURANT AND BAR
1821 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 305-6066; www.huckleberrys.us
The sweet and savory pecan-crusted catfish is made with lightly salted pecans, panko breadcrumbs and rum sauce. Char-grilled oysters are made with a garlic-butter sauce and served with French bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

click to enlarge An army of diners enjoys deli 
sandwiches at Jims. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • An army of diners enjoys deli sandwiches at Jims.

JIMS
3000 Royal St., (504) 304-8224; www.facebook.com/eatatjims
The Reuben combines corned beef, pastrami, Swiss and provolone cheeses and sauerkraut on fresh-baked rye bread. The Cuban sandwich features marinated pork loin, ham, pickles and mustard on pressed French bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

JOEY K'S RESTAURANT & BAR
3001 Magazine St., (504) 891-0997; www.joeyksrestaurant.com
Soft-shell crab is battered, deep fried and served with mixed vegetables and new potatoes. The shrimp Magazine features large butterfly shrimp lightly floured and pan fried in olive oil with garlic, artichoke hearts, ham and green onion and served over pasta. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

THE JUJU BAG CAFE
5363 Franklin Ave., (504) 872-0969
The grilled salmon steak salad is made with avocado, tomato, lettuce, red onions, black olives and sauteed mushrooms with raspberry-walnut dressing. Jamaican jerk chicken wings are served on a bed of romaine lettuce with avocado, tomato, Caribbean potato salad and whole wheat French bread. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner and late-night Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$

K.Y.'S OLDE TOWNE BICYCLE SHOP
2267 Carey St., Slidell, (985) 641-1911; www.kysoldetowne.com
The slow-cooked roast beef po-boy is dressed to order. The fried and grilled seafood platters combine shrimp, catfish, oysters, hushpuppies and two sides. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

KATIE'S RESTAURANT & BAR
3701 Iberville St., (504) 488-6582; www.katiesinmidcity.com
Blackberry and jalapeno ribs feature marinated, slow-cooked ribs served with two sides. The Crawfish beignet appetizer features donuts filled with crawfish, jalapenos, onions and three cheeses topped with jalapeno aioli. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

LA PENICHE RESTAURANT
1940 Dauphine St., (504) 943-1460 Eggs Benedict La Peniche features poached eggs, Canadian bacon, tomatoes and hollandaise on an English muffin served with a side of grits. The seafood platter includes fried Gulf shrimp, oysters and catfish, stuffed crab and french fries or a baked potato. No reservations. Open 24 hours Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

LAZARO'S PIZZA & POBOYS
4413 Banks St., (504) 483-8609 The T-Bird pizza features pepperoni, roasted chicken, Italian sausage, roasted red peppers and asparagus on top of a thin-crust. The Herbivore pizza comes with a choice of seven vegetable toppings. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

LIUZZA'S RESTAURANT AND BAR
3636 Bienville St., (504) 482-9120; www.liuzzas.com
Liuzza's serves a mix of casual Creole and Italian dishes. The Frenchuletta sandwich fills French bread with the traditional muffuletta fillings and is served hot. Oysters remoulade features fried oysters on a bed of mixed greens with house-made remoulade. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Cash only. $$

MANDINA'S RESTAURANT
3800 Canal St., (504) 482-9179; www.mandinasrestaurant.com
Fried trout is available with meuniere sauce or amandine style. Shrimp remoulade is served on a bed of lettuce. Reservations for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

MAUREPAS FOODS
3200 Burgundy St., (504) 267-0072; www.maurepasfoods.com
A confit chicken leg is served with stewed market greens, a slow-poached egg and grits. Cookie sandwiches feature a pair of mint chocolate ice cream sandwiches topped with chocolate sauce and a mini cocoa crisp cookie. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

MONDO
900 Harrison Ave., (504) 224-2633; www.mondoneworleans.com
Mondo eggs Sardou features poached eggs atop prosciutto and artichoke bread pudding with Meyer lemon hollandaise. The grilled pimento cheese sandwich is made with andouille and caramelized onions and comes with crab boil potato chips. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

PETUNIA'S PLACE
2020 Hwy. 59, Mandeville, (985) 674-3436; www.petuniasplace.com
Eggplant JoAnn features breaded eggplant medallions topped with artichoke dressing, sauteed crawfish and Alfredo sauce and is served with garlic-butter pasta. The praline pork chops are served over rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch Thu.-Tue., dinner Thu.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

QWIK CHEK DELI & CATERING
2018 Clearview Pkwy., Metairie, (504) 456-6362
Stuffed bell peppers are filled with a mixture of ground beef and hot sausage and served with pasta. A chicken breast stuffed with spinach and artichoke is served over linguine in cream sauce. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

R & O'S RESTAURANT
216 Old Hammond Hwy., Metairie, (504) 831-1248
R&O's serves its roast beef po-boy on a toasted sesame loaf with rich, dark gravy, or diners can get one topped with red gravy and cheese. Muffulettas feature ham, salami, Swiss and mozzarella cheeses and olive salad on toasted bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

ST. CHARLES TAVERN
1433 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-9823; www.stcharlestavern.com
Corned beef, coleslaw and french fries are piled high on the specialty sandwich. The seafood plate features catfish, shrimp, crab cakes and fries. Delivery available. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

SOUTHSIDE CAFE
3154 Pontchartrain Drive, Slidell, (985) 643-6133; www.southsidecafe.net
The Peacemaker combines a dozen fried oyster, two eggs cooked to order, American cheese and applewood-smoked bacon on Leidenheimer French bread. The brisket burger features beef trimmed and ground in house and can be topped with jalapenos, grilled onions, mushrooms and green peppers, avocado, smoked bacon, fried egg or cheese. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

YE OLDE COLLEGE INN
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-3683; www.collegeinn1933.com
The Oysters Bleu appetizer features flash-fried Louisiana oysters, purple onion, shredded lettuce and blue cheese. The shrimp and stone-ground grits entree features jumbo Gulf shrimp, Papa Tom's stone-ground grits with Gouda, green tomato chow-chow and Monica sauce. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

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