The Broken Egg specializes in big stuffed omelets but has plenty of breakfast options. The Southern Crab Stack piles a crab cake on a grits cake and adds andouille and shrimp cream sauce. Also consider the stuffed French toast: brioche bread laden with pastry cream, fresh berries and whipped cream. For dessert, try the classic bananas Foster bread pudding. Reservations accepted weekdays. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $$
The Louisiana roll combines fried spicy crawfish, cucumber, avocado and jalapeno topped with snow crab, boiled shrimp, spicy mayonnaise and Cajun seasoning. Udon soup features thick wheat noodles, vegetables and chicken or seafood. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Tex-Mex egg rolls are stuffed with grilled chicken, cheeses, black beans and roasted corn and peppers and served with raspberry-chipotle sauce. Crawfish Banditos are flour tortillas filled with crawfish, cheeses, sauteed onions, green peppers and garlic and served with avocado sour cream. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
The Reuben sandwich features corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing on rye bread. The cheese board includes smoked Gouda, manchego, brie, Havarti, fruit and focaccia bread. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards and checks. $
Behind an unremarkable facade on the edge of the French Quarter is this lounge with a large U-shaped bar, some banquette seating and an extensive menu of classic and original cocktails. The bar uses house-made tonic water, juices and syrups in its drinks, and there is a wide selection of premium spirits and beers. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour noon-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.