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Fall Restaurant Guide 2012: Warehouse District 

7 ON FULTON
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans Hotel, 701 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 525-7555; www.7onfulton.com
Grilled Gulf fish is topped with Gulf shrimp and corn cream sauce and served with mashed sweet potatoes. Cochon de lait fills wheat ciabatta bread dressed with house-made mustard and pickles and comes with fried haricots verts with remoulade. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

A MANO
870 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 208-9280; www.amanonola.com
A Mano's insalata di mare is made with octopus, shrimp, squid, celery and potatoes. The seared duck breast is accompanied by duck and pork sausage, sweet potatoes and a strawberry-balsamic reduction. Reservations recommended. Lunch Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

THE AMERICAN SECTOR
The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1940; www.nationalww2museum.org/american-sector
House-made desserts include cupcakes with sugar cane icing and candied bacon, peppermint patties and seasonal offerings. Monte Cristo sandwiches feature house-cured turkey pastrami, Chisesi ham and seasonal marmalade. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

BACK TO THE GARDEN
833 Howard Ave., (504) 299-8792Open-faced chicken salad, tuna or turkey sandwiches are served on English muffins, dressed with cheddar, sprouts and cucumber. The vegetable stir fry combines broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, carrots and cabbage in tamari and can be served with or without brown rice. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast Mon.-Fri., lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

BITTERSWEET CONFECTIONS
725 Magazine St., (504) 523-2626; www.bittersweet- confections.com
The salted caramel cupcake features Tahitian vanilla batter filled with salted caramel mousse, caramel buttercream frosting and a sprinkle of sea salt. Chocolate overload cupcakes are made from brute cocoa powder and Swiss dark chocolate, filled with chocolate ganache and frosted with chocolate buttercream. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

BOUCHE
840 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 267-7485; www.bouchenola.com
Seared foie gras is served with leek confit and white raisin chutney. Coriander-crusted chicken breast comes with truffle-infused grilled heirloom tomatoes, wild mushrooms and garlic mashed potatoes. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

BUTCHER
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-7675; www.cochonbutcher.com
The Cubano sandwich is layered with roasted pork, ham and Swiss cheese. Roasted turkey, arugula, tomato and fontina are served on seven-grain bread spread with basil pesto aioli. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CAFE ADELAIDE AND SWIZZLE STICK BAR
300 Poydras St., (504) 595-3305; www.cafe- adelaide.com
Shrimp courtbouillon is comprised of saffron-crusted Louisiana shrimp in an herb-tomato reduction, served over stone-ground grits and dusted with Parmagiano-Reggiano. Filet mignon Adelaide features an 8-ounce filet, garlic-roasted artichokes, potato puree, winter mushrooms, leek fricassee and smoked-tomato hollandaise. Reservations recommended. Breakfast and dinner daily, lunch Mon.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

CAFE AT THE SQUARE
500 St. Charles Ave., (504) 304-7831; www.cafeatthesquare.com
Chicken Lafayette combines chicken breast with mushrooms, peppers, onions, mozzarella and light cream sauce and comes with potatoes and a vegetable. French onion soup topped with Gruyere and a crouton is broiled to melt the cheese. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

CAPDEVILLE
520 Capdeville St., (504) 371-5161; www.capdevillenola.com
The strawberry salad combines local strawberries, spinach, mint, goat cheese and pecans in strawberry vinaigrette. Sauteed shrimp are served over roasted garlic grits with roasted pepper sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sat. Credit cards. $$

CARMO
527 Julia St., (504) 875-4132; www.cafecarmo.com
The rico is a grilled plantain patty topped with melted panela cheese, spicy pork, salsa fresca, avocado and tangy sweet rico sauce. The Esmeralda salad features quinoa, black beans, corn, peppers and cilantro tossed with coconut-chili-lime vinaigrette and is topped with toasted pumpkin seeds and cotija cheese. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

COCHON
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-2123; www.cochonrestaurant.com
The Louisiana cochon is pork served with turnips, cabbage and cracklings. Fried alligator is served with chili-garlic aioli. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

DINO'S BAR & GRILL 
1128 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 558-0900Dino's tops its signature burger with bacon and cheddar. The sirloin steak is served with Cajun potatoes. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

DRAGO'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT & OYSTER BAR
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., (504) 584-3911; www.dragosrestaurant.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

EMERIL'S
800 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 528-9393; www.emerils.com
The sticky Buffalo Chappapella Farms duck wings are coated in Buffalo sauce with shaved celery, red grapes and whipped blue cheese creme fraiche. Scallops and grits pairs large Maine scallops with Carolina rice grits, truffled watercress, pancetta, shiitake mushrooms and sea urchin and Gulf shrimp scampi butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

ERNST CAFE
600 S. Peters St., (504) 525-8544; www.ernstcafe.net
Fried oysters, roast beef debris, gravy and mayo fill the Ernster po-boy. Steak tacos are flour tortillas filled with marinated beef and zesty slaw. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

GORDON BIERSCH
200 Poydras St., (504) 552-2739; www.gordonbiersch.com
The brewpub offers several German styles of beer and an eclectic menu. Barbecue salmon is brushed with Asian barbecue sauce and served with grilled balsamic red onions, spinach and sweet ginger rice. Teriyaki flatiron steak is served with garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

GRAND ISLE
575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530; www.grandislerestaurant.com
Fisherman's stew combines shrimp, oysters, mussels and fin fish in a fish stock with vegetables. The shrimp caminada po-boy is filled with shrimp sauteed in spicy citrus butter, Asian style slaw and fresh herbs. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

HAAGEN-DAZS
Riverwalk Marketplace, 1 Poydras St., (504) 523-3566; www.haagendazs.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

HERBSAINT BAR AND RESTAURANT
701 St. Charles Ave., (504) 524-4114; www.herbsaint.com
Butter poached Gulf tuna is served with criolla sella chili and mint. Slow cooked lamb neck is served with saffron fideo and tomato confit. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

HORINOYA
920 Poydras St., (504) 561-8914 The seafood salad combines seared tuna, salmon, white fish, crawfish, cucumber, avocado and baby radishes in house dressing. The bluefin toro, or fatty tuna, is a Japanese delicacy served as sashimi or in sushi. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

JAMBA JUICE
930 Poydras St., (504) 304-4210: www.jambajuice.com
One popular juice blend combines orange, strawberry, blueberry and raspberry. Watermelon Splash is a mix of coconut water and watermelon. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

LA BOCA
857 Fulton St., (504) 525-8205; www.labocasteaks.com
Bife de Chorizo is a 14-ounce Prime strip steak served with three different kinds of chimichurri sauce: horseradish, pepper, and traditional. For an appetizer, the Gaucho plate is a combo of chorizo, sweetbreads and Argentine empanadas. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

LEONARDO TRATTORIA
709 St. Charles Ave., (504) 558-8986; www.leonardonola.com
This Italian eatery offers pasta, seafood, salads and gourmet pizzas. Wood-fired oysters are shucked P&J oysters baked with Parmesan, breadcrumbs, extra-virgin olive oil and herbs. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

LI'L DIZZY'S CAFE
The Whitney Wyndham Hotel, 610 Poydras St., (504) 212-5656; www.lildizzyscafe.com
See Mid-City section for restaurant description. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

LUCY'S RETIRED SURFERS BAR & RESTAURANT
701 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 523-8995; www.lucysretiredsurfers.com
Todo santos fish tacos feature fried or grilled mahi mahi on flour or corn tortillas with shredded cabbage and avocado relish served with beans and rice. The surf-and-turf board features a grilled 4-ounce beef tenderloin filet served in mango butter sauce and jumbo shrimp with a choice of lime rice or poblano-pepper Jack cheese grits and roasted vegetables. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

MANNING'S
519 Fulton St., (504) 593-8118; www.harrahsneworleans.com
The Archie burger is served on a toasted brioche bun. The Blackened and Bleu romaine Caesar features grilled chicken, blue cheese crumbles and Caesar dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

MIKE'S ON THE AVENUE
628 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-7600; www.mikesontheavenue.com
Louisiana barbecue shrimp are served with Abita Amber barbecue sauce and French bread. The crawfish spring roll starter features julienned vegetables and Vietnamese dipping sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

MULATE'S CAJUN RESTAURANT
201 Julia St., (504) 522-1492; www.mulates.com
Catfish Mulate's features a lightly floured or blackened fillet topped with crawfish etouffee. Bread pudding is made with raisins and comes topped with butter-rum sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

PIE PIZZA & PASTAS
814 S. Peters St., (504) 528-2743; www.piepizzaandpastas.com
Lobster ravioli features shellfish-filled pasta on a bed of Alfredo sauce topped with marinara, basil and shaved Parmesan. Pie's Famous Lasagna is made with ground chuck. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

RED EYE GRILL
852 S. Peters St., (504) 593-9393The Monster sandwich features a Red Eye cheeseburger topped with a hot sausage patty. The Pterodactyl sandwich features grilled chicken with cheese and a hot sausage patty. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner and late-night Mon.-Thu. Credit cards. $

RENE BISTROT
700 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 613-2350Chef Rene Bajeux focuses on French cooking, particularly the cuisine of Alsace. Tarte flambee is a pizzalike appetizer topping crisp bread with bacon, fromage blanc, onions and fresh cream cheese. Paneed sweetbreads are topped with grenobloise. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

RIOMAR
800 S. Peters St., (504) 525-3474; www.riomarseafood.com
Red trout is stuffed with crawfish and smoked mushrooms and wrapped in Serrano ham. Zarazuela de mariscos is a Catalan-style bouillabaisse with an assortment of local seafood and seasoned with saffron. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

ROCK-N-SAKE
823 Fulton St., (504) 581-7253; www.rocknsake.com
The Upside Down roll bundles fresh salmon and snow crab on the inside, tops the roll with fresh tuna, flips it upside down on a hot plate and serves it with jalapeno-garlic sauce and tempura flakes. Scallops are sauteed with garlic-butter sauce. No reservations. Lunch Fri., dinner Tue.-Sun., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

ROOT
200 Julia St., (504) 252-9480; www.rootnola.com
Chorizo-dusted, Cohiba-smoked scallops are served on a bed of caramelized cauliflower and fennel choucroute. The Menage a Foie appetizer rounds up the chef's daily preparations, including such creations as foie gras mousse coated with Pop Rocks and foie gras cotton candy. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE
Harrah's Hotel, 525 Fulton St., (504) 587-7099; www.ruthschris.com
The filet mignon is seared in an 1,800-degree broiler and served with sizzling butter. The crabtini features jumbo lump crabmeat tossed in vinaigrette and served in a chilled martini glass with remoulade. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

STE. MARIE
930 Poydras St., Suite 101, (504) 304-6988; www.stemarienola.com
A crispy oyster salad includes blue cheese, bacon, red onion, oysters, mixed greens and blue cheese dressing. Pan-seared scallops are served with seasonal risotto. Reservations accepted. Lunch Wed.-Sat., dinner and late-night nightly, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

TAMARIND BY DOMINIQUE
Hotel Modern, 936 St. Charles Ave., (504) 962-0908; www.thehotelmodern.-com/tamarindA Maple Leaf Farms duck leg confit is prepared with citrus, fleur de sel, apple cider-hoison sauce and bok choy salad. The five-spiced Morgan Ranch Wagyu beef coulette is served with fennel, bok choy and rice noodles. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

TOMAS BISTRO
755 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 527-0942; www.tomasbistro.com
Duck Julia is a medium-rare roasted mallard duck breast and confit leg served with raspberry fig sauce, wild rice and Swiss chard. Tournedos of beef marchands de vin is served with Burgundy-thyme sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes and Covey Rise Farm's organic tatsoi. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

TOMMY'S CUISINE
746 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 581-1103; www.tommyscuisine.com
Fish Capri is made with jumbo lump crabmeat, crawfish, capers and artichokes in beurre blanc. Lightly battered and fried soft-shell crabs are served over linguine with fresh basil, Roma tomatoes and Reggiano-crawfish sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

TOMMY'S WINE BAR
752 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 581-1103; www.tommysneworleans.com
Crabmeat canapes feature jumbo lump crabmeat in bechamel sauce baked with green onions, herbs and Parmesan cheese. There's also a changing selection of artisanal cheeses and fruit. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

UGLY DOG SALOON
401 Andrew Higgins Drive, (504) 569-8459; www.uglydogsaloon.net
The Creole burger is a half-pound blend of hamburger meat, Cajun sausage and smoked bacon topped with coleslaw and special sauce. Coleslaw is made with dry rub seasonings and molasses. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

VIC'S KANGAROO CAFE
636 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 524-4329Chicken and sausage jambalaya is made with wild rice. The shepherd's pie is made with minced beef and vegetables and topped with mashed potatoes and cheese. No reservations. Lunch Fri., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

W.I.N.O.
610 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 324-8000; www.winoschool.com
Vegetarian stuffed grape leaves are served with feta and mint. The cheese plate includes apples, grapes and cheese options like Delice de Bourgogne, aged Gouda, manchego, drunken goat cheese and English cheddar. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

WOLFE'S IN THE WAREHOUSE
Marriott New Orleans, 859 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 613-2882; www.wolfesinthewarehouse.com
The shrimp carbonara features sauteed shrimp, diced bacon, peas and linguini topped with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano. The pan-seared filet is served with garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes and sauteed vegetables. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$


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