3141 Ponce de Leon St., (504) 301-0848
The Mediterranean restaurant serves large falafel platters with tahini, flatbread, hummus, pickled vegetables, yogurt, greens and cilantro-chili sauce. Beer and wine are available.
Blue Oak BBQ
900 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 822-2583
At its new location, Blue Oak BBQ offers wings, pulled pork, ribs and brisket.
1430 N. Dorgenois St., (504) 644-4178
The breakfast and lunch spot features French Truck coffee, breakfast tacos and toast topped with ricotta, walnuts and figs.
2565 Bayou Road, (504) 948-6349
The Mid-City bar serves snacks, sandwiches and creative cocktails, including the Cottonmouth, made with Espolon tequila, ginger beer and orange juice.
2660 St. Philip St., (504) 484-9892
The new Mid-City barbecue joint serves smoked jerked chicken, pulled-pork plates, burgers and red velvet cake.