808 Bienville St., 581-3467
The always-changing list of global seafood gives every diner a chance to find something different, exciting and memorable.
Harrah's New Orleans Casino, 228 Poydras St., 533-6111
Decadent options like chef John Besh's 38-oz. porterhouse are far better than standard casino dining fare.
1032 Chartres St., 587-0091
Imaginative and sometimes provocative dishes use exotic and pricey groceries for one-of-a-kind meals.
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., 522-1992
A new chef and a new menu have re-energized a restaurant that always adds an air of ceremony to a meal.
1300 St. Charles Ave., 525-4937
At this remade-classic New Orleans dining room, Chef Emeril Lagasse applies his star power to dry-aged steaks and housemade charcuterie.