123 Baronne St., 648-6020
This wide-ranging but rustic restaurant offers house-made meats and great pizza.
The Italian Barrel
430 Barracks St., 569-0198
Verona is the focus at this tiny cafe serving many types of vegetable-filled ravioli.
709 St. Charles Ave., 558-8986
Try swordfish carpaccio or arancini at this Sicilian restaurant.
870 Tchoupitoulas St., 208-9280
An ever-changing selection of house-made meats covers delicious new territory.
Ristorante da Piero
401 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 469-8585
From the Romagna region, try strozzapretti, or "priest choker" pasta.