Blackened Gulf fish comes with andouille, crawfish and crab jambalaya, bearnaise and grilled lemon. Chicken and waffles features buttermilk and cayenne battered fried chicken on a waffle with maple-chipotle syrup and a sunny side up egg. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
The Angus burger is topped with smoked bacon and cheddar cheese and served with fries. The short rib French dip sandwich includes melted Swiss cheese, caramelized onions and is served with fries. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Mocha masala latte is made with espresso, dark chocolate and house-ground masala spices. Affogato is a scoop of ice cream topped with a shot of espresso and chocolate, vanilla or caramel syrup. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
This Marigny corner cafe bakes a variety of pastries in-house including blueberry, chocolate chip, lemon poppy seed and carrot "sunrise" muffins. Stop by on Friday afternoons for the weekly fish fry. Regular New Orleans-style lunch specials include fried and baked chicken and stuffed bell peppers. No reservations. Breakfast daily, lunch Fri. Cash only. $
Sicilian cannoli are fried cinnamon pastry shells with ricotta filling, chocolate and pistachios. Stracciatella is an Italian version of chocolate chip gelato. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $
The breakfast bowl features a buttermilk biscuit topped with sausage gravy, cheese grits, bacon, an egg and green onions. The breakfast burrito combines scrambled eggs, cheese and beans with a choice of protein and vegetable. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $
Stroll through the 5-acre garden along walking paths, pedestrian bridges and reflecting pools arranged around 60 sculptures by European, American, Israeli and Japanese artists. A free audio tour is available. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission.
Baru's menu is inspired by Colombia and the Caribbean. Guacabello features grilled portobello mushroom and avocado served with tortilla chips. Chuzos are marinated skirt steak skewers served with chimichurri. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon-Sat. Credit cards. $$$