One of the most popular of the 20 specialty drinks offered here is the Zydeco Tornado, which layers melon liquor, orange and pineapple juices, spiced and aged rums and cranberry juice and serves it in a hurricane glass. The bar also has several local beers. Cajun bands play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly, and you can order Cajun dishes at the bar. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
Pecan-crusted puppy drum is served with roasted pecans and Louisiana crabmeat relish. Goat cheese-filled crepes are topped with sauteed Gulf shrimp in a buttery sauce of chardonnay, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Chef Susan Spicer’s menu combines ingredients and dishes from around the globe. Sauteed sweatbreads are served with green garlic puree, roasted Chiogga beets, tarragon salsa verde and shoestring potatoes. Vegetable enchiladas are filled with smoked mushrooms, sweet potatoes, squash and ancho and chipotle chilies, topped with queso blanco and tomatillo sauce and served with pickled onion and herb salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$