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Gambit's 2012 Winter Restaurant Guide: Cafe 

ANTOINE'S ANNEX 513 Royal St., 525-8045; www.antoines.com The cochon sandwich features Cajun-spiced pulled pork and Swiss cheese on ciabatta bread. The caprese sandwich combines fresh mozzarella and basil, Roma tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

ARTZ BAGELZ 3138 Magazine St., 309-7557; www.artzbagelz.com Order bagels baked in house with flavored cream cheeses or smoked salmon. A popular bagel sandwich is the Downtown, combining turkey, Swiss, bacon, avocado and sprouts. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

AUX FOLIES RIVERLUNA 7901 Maple St., 861-3244 For breakfast, Riverluna offers oatmeal with fruit, huevos rancheros and eggs Florentine, combining poached eggs, arugula, Roma tomatoes and Paremsan sauce over English muffins. The turkey club combines roast turkey breast, vine-ripened tomatoes, romaine lettuce, bacon and mayo on a grilled sweet batard. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

THE BEAN GALLERY 637 N. Carrollton Ave., 324-8176; www.thebeangallery.net The Anatolian is a ciabatta sandwich filled with portobello mushrooms, roasted red pepper, goat cheese and hummus. The vegetarian panino fills tomato-rosemary bread with portobello mushrooms, asparagus and goat cheese. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Sun.-Thu. Credit cards. $

BECK-N-CALL CAFE 534 N. New Hampshire St., Covington, (985) 875-9390; www.beckncallcafe.com The Cindy special sandwich combines grilled chicken, sauteed mushrooms, pepper Jack cheese and Creole mustard on a six-grain bun. The Cuban sandwich fills a honey wheat loaf with roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and Creole mayonnaise. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., brunch Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

BLACK ORCHID BISTRO 3749 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, 832-1444 The tropical club is a triple-decker sandwich featuring turkey, ham, mozzarella, bacon and avocado. The Malibu panino combines grilled chicken, bacon, red onion, avocado, tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil on focaccia. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

BLUE PLATE CAFE 1330 Prytania St., 309-9500 This casual cafe serves dishes like shrimp and grits made with jumbo Gulf shrimp, Parmesan, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, garlic, parsley and cream with toast on the side. Tequila-marinated chicken breast is served over cumin-seasoned corn, black beans and cilantro. No reservations. Breakfast Mon.-Sat., lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

BROTHERS OLE' NEW ORLEANS CAFE 1502 Lapalco Blvd., Harvey, 366-1073 The seafood gumbo is made with crawfish, crab and shrimp. There is house-made bread pudding with praline sauce for dessert. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

CAFE 91 91 French Market Place, 596-2022 Chicken Parmesan features Italian-seasoned chicken served over pasta. The chicken fettuccine Alfredo combines chicken, pasta and creamy cheese sauce. Reservations accepted. Delivery available. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

CAFE AT THE SQUARE 500 St. Charles Ave., 304-7831; www.cafeatthesquare.com The breakfast melt combines eggs over easy, bacon, cheddar cheese and organic spinach on sourdough bread and is served with grits or hash browns. Crab cakes, cucumbers, boiled egg and tomato top a salad of mixed greens. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

CAFE BEIGNET 311 Bourbon St., 525-2611; 334B Royal St., 524-5530; www.cafebeignet.com The Western omelet combines ham, bell peppers, red onion and white cheddar, and is served with grits and French bread. The Cajun hash browns are made with andouille sausage, potatoes, bell peppers and red onions and served with a scrambled egg and French bread. No reservations. Bourbon Street: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Royal Street: Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

CAFE D'CAPPUCCINO 4041 Williams Blvd., Suite B8, Kenner, 443-2299; www.cafedcappuccino.com This cafe offers coffee drinks and chai tea. Popular items from the menu of salads and sandwiches include chicken salad, the club salad and the club sandwich. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

CAFE ENVIE 1241 Decatur St., 524-3689; www.cafeenvienola.com Eggs Envie is a breakfast sandwich with a two-egg omelet, melted Brie and ham on a croissant. Breakfast in a go-cup combines two scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, grits, sausage and gravy. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

CAFE FLEUR-DE-LIS 307 Chartres St., 529-9641; www.cafefleurdelis.com The fleur de lis omelet combines crawfish tails, pepper Jack cheese, bell peppers and onions and is topped with Cajun crawfish sauce. The muffuletta panino is made with hickory-smoked ham, Genoa salami, melted provolone cheese and Italian olive salad. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

CAFE FRERET 7329 Freret St., 861-7890; www.cafefreret.com The voodoo burger is a half-pound patty topped with provolone, bacon, sauteed mushrooms and onions, lettuce, tomato, pickles and Creole mayonnaise on a toasted ciabatta bun. The muffuletta features layers of mortadella, ham, provolone, Genoa salami and house-made olive salad. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Fri.-Wed., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

CAFE HOPE 1101 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, 756-4673; www.cafehope.org The marinated hanger steak is sauteed and served with a side of yams. Crab cakes are served on a bed of greens. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

CAFE MASPERO 601 Decatur St., 523-6250; www.cafemaspero.com Casual Creole favorites such as jambalaya and red beans and rice fill the menu at this eatery. The muffuletta features layers of ham, salami, pastrami, Swiss cheese and olive salad. Other sandwich options include roast beef or pastrami on a bun. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

CAFE RALPHIE 5024 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 889-7770 The Ralphie burger is served on toasted French bread with Ralphie spread — a blend of Romano and Parmesan cheeses, garlic and mayo. Breakfast is available all day and options include pancakes, waffles and omelets. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

CAFE RANI 2917 Magazine St., 895-2500; www.caferanimagazine.com Grilled redfish Chandeleur is topped with citrus shrimp and cream sauce. The Mediterranean garden sandwich piles cucumber, roasted red peppers, tomato, spinach, avocado, alfalfa sprouts, onion, feta, Swiss cheese, provolone and pesto yogurt on ciabatta bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

CAFE ROYALE 3343 Metairie Road, Suite 1, Metairie, 304-8438; www.caferoyale.vpweb.com Ham, two kinds of salami, provolone cheese and olive salad comprise the muffaletta panino. The Hawaiian chicken salad features grilled chicken, pineapple, peppers, onions and cheese. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

CAFE SOULE 720 St. Louis St., 304-4636; www.cafesoule.com Cafe Soule's version of eggs Benedict features poached eggs, hollandaise and green beans wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon. Louisiana strawberries and creme anglaise fill a delicate crepe. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

CAFFE! CAFFE! 3547 N. Hullen St., Metairie, 267-9190; 4301 Clearview Pkwy., Metairie, 885-4845; www.caffecaffe.com The avocado salad features Gorgonzola, walnuts, orange slices and red onions mixed with mango vinaigrette. The shrimp remoulade wrap combines boiled shrimp, remoulade and mixed greens in a whole wheat wrap. No reservations. Clearview Parkway: lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. North Hullen Street: breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CAFFE LATTE DA 5860 Citrus Blvd., Harahan, 818-0051; www.caffelatteda.com This cafe serves salads, soups, wraps, sandwiches and burgers. The warm focaccia club features ham, chicken, Swiss and cheddar cheeses, lettuce and tomato. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

CAMELLIA CAFE 525 Hwy. 190 W., Slidell, (985) 649-6211; 69455 Hwy. 59, Abita Springs, (985) 809-6313; www.thecamelliacafe.com Popular starters like fried mozzarella sticks and jalapeno poppers pave the way for a chef's salad loaded with turkey, cheese, tomatoes and bacon. The fried catfish platter comes with a choice of side. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

CANAL STREET BISTRO 3903 Canal St., 561-6585; www.ecocafeno.com Curried chicken salad is tossed with mayonnaise and red grapes and served over organic mixed greens. Hearty sandwiches, like the turkey, cheddar and bacon club, come with a choice of sides. Fresh squeezed juices also are available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

CHATEAU CAFE 139 Robert E. Lee Blvd., 286-1777; 701 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, 461-9819; 3501 Chateau Blvd., Kenner, 465-9444; www.chateaucafe.com Chateau cafe serves sandwiches, salads and burgers. Soups, such as shrimp and mirliton and chicken and sausage gumbo, are made fresh daily. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

CHEESESTEAK BISTRO 528 N. Columbia St., Covington, (985) 875-9793; www.-thecheesesteakbistro.com The cheesesteak deluxe features grilled sirloin, onions, peppers, mushrooms and provolone on a seeded French loaf. Bistro eggs Benedict rest poached eggs atop grilled English muffins or French bread with ham and hollandaise and come with grits or a hash brown casserole on the side. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CORNER CAFE 3316 Green Acres Road, Metairie, 454-1008 The house-cooked roast beef comes dripping with gravy in a po-boy. Meatloaf and spaghetti and meatballs are among the changing daily specials. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and dinner Tue.-Sat., lunch Mon.-Sat., breakfast Sun. Credit cards. $

COULIS 3625 Prytania St., 304-4265 "Corny Beefy" is house-made corned beef hash topped with two poached eggs and hollandaise. The Coulis crispy Cuban sandwich combines pulled pork, smoked ham, pickles, Gruyere, mustard and chipotle mayonnaise on sourdough bread that is grilled and served with coleslaw. No reservations. Breakfast Thu.-Tue., lunch Mon.-Tue. and Thu.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

CROISSANT D'OR 617 Ursulines Ave., 524-4663 Find a table in the cafe or the courtyard patio and enjoy coffee, baked goods, sandwiches and more. Order flaky, buttery croissants with almond paste or fruit fillings. Quiche Lorraine is a frequent quiche of the day. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

ESPRESSO EXPRESS One Shell Square, 701 Poydras St., Suite 116, 524-5115 The breakfast burrito features a white or wheat tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and cheese. The roasted chicken panini combines roasted chicken breast, roasted red peppers, onions, Monterey Jack cheese and ranch pressed on a choice of bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

FAIR GRINDS COFFEEHOUSE 3133 Ponce de Leon St., 913-9072; www.fairgrinds.com Grab a seat inside or on the patio and enjoy the selection of coffees, teas, juices and baked goods, such as the maple bacon sweet potato biscuit. Honey ham, Brie and thinly sliced pears comprise one of the sandwich options. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

FRENCH PRESS COFFEEHOUSE 3236 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 305-0276; 3238 Severn Ave., Metairie, 598-5274; www.frenchpresscoffeehouse.com French Press serves hot and cold beverages including the Southern pecan La Freeze blend of frozen coffee. The turkey and avocado sandwich is topped with bacon, lettuce and tomato. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

GAMBINO'S BAKERY 300 Lapalco Blvd., Gretna, 391-0600; 4821 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 885-7500; www.gambinos.com Gambino's serves baked goods and a limited lunch menu. King cakes are made from scratch with Danish sweet dough and have fillings like chocolate cream cheese or pecan praline. The muffuletta is served on house-made bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

THE JUJU BAG CAFE 5363 Franklin Ave., 872-0969; www.thejujubag.com Grilled wild Alaskan salmon tops a salad with grilled mushrooms, onions, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, avocado and balsamic vinaigrette. The grilled vegan burger is topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mushrooms and black olives and served on a whole wheat bun. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner Tue.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$

LA MADELEINE 601 S. Carrollton Ave., 861-8662; 3300 Severn Ave., Suite 201, Metairie, 456-1624; 3434 Hwy. 190, Mandeville, (985) 626-7004; 5171 Citrus Blvd., Suite 2000, Harahan, 818-2450; www.lamadeleine.com The chicken Parisian sandwich combines bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato and mayo and is served with chips, pasta or Caesar salad. Tomato chicken basil pesto bowtie pasta is mixed with spinach and mushrooms. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

LAKEVIEW BREW COFFEE CAFE 5606 Canal Blvd., 483-7001; www.lakeviewbrew.com The Pontchartrain panino is filled with oven-roasted turkey, Swiss cheese, avocado and honey mustard. The Cobb salad is a mix of grilled chicken, bacon, boiled eggs, avocado, carrots, cabbage, cheddar, Monterey jack and blue cheeses, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions and croutons over romaine lettuce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

MAPLE STREET CAFE 7623 Maple St. 314-9003; www.maplestreetcafe- nola.com Soft-shell crab is served with linguine pasta and in crawfish cream. The duck Jameel is a boneless breast topped with blueberry cognac sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

MAPLE STREET PATISSERIE 7638 Maple St., 304-1526 This quaint cafe bakes its own pastries, a wide selection of cakes from around the world, and also offers a small lunch menu. Specialty cakes include a black and white cake with buttercream and ganache. Belgian waffles and a variety of breads are made from scratch every day. King cakes are currently available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $ 

MATTINA BELLA 421 E. Gibson St., Covington, (985) 892-0708 Banana-nut buckwheat waffles are thick Belgian waffles topped with roasted pecans and banana slices, with whipped butter and cane syrup on the side. A spin on classic eggs Benedict offers lump crabmeat in lieu of ham, and is finished with hollandaise. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

NAPOLEON HOUSE BAR & CAFE 500 Chartres St., 524-9752; www.napoleonhouse.com Napoleon House is known for its historic charm, Pimm's Cup and muffulettas, which are heated through to melt the cheese. Seafood gumbo brims with shrimp, crab and okra. There also are po-boys and salads. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat., late night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

NEW ORLEANS CAKE CAFE & BAKERY 2440 Chartres St., 943-0010; www.nolacakes.com This corner cafe bakes its own pastries and cakes. The crab sandwich is dressed with spinach, Brie and bacon. Gourmet cupcakes include Sazerac, chocolate mousse and sweet potato flavored varieties. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

NEYOW'S CREOLE CAFE 3340 Bienville St., 827-5474 Pasta on the Bayou combines sauteed shrimp and crawfish in creamy cheese sauce. Crispy Southern-fried chicken is a signature dish. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

NOLA BEANS 762 Harrison Ave., 267-0783; www.nolabeans.com This cafe serves soups, stuffed baked potatoes, salads and sandwiches. The Argonne is a combination of roasted turkey, Havarti, avocado, sprouts and tomatoes served as a sandwich or wrap. The triple-decker Magic club combines ham, turkey, bacon, Swiss, tomatoes and custom spread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

THE NUTRITION COMPANY 4350 Hwy. 22, Suite H, Mandeville, (985) 727-3482; www.vitalityjuice.com The Nutrition Company offers more than 100 varieties of low-calorie, no sugar added, frozen drinks such as smoothies made with berries or banana. Guests can choose from free range buffalo, ostrich or turkey burgers and get them topped with extras like avocado, sprouts and tomato or barbecue sauce, soy cheese and chipotle slaw. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

OAK STREET CAFE 8140 Oak St., 866-8710; www.oakstreetcafe.com The breakfast club sandwich layers smoked bacon, Canadian-style ham, two farm fresh eggs and American and Swiss cheeses. The baked Brie-stuffed French toast is topped with fresh blueberry and New England maple syrup coulis and served with two eggs and bacon, ham or sausage. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

PARADISE CAFE 3717 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 888-4141; www.-paradisecafeandgifts.com The club deluxe is served on seven-grain bread stacked with double portions of ham and turkey, cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. Chicken salad is served stuffed in an avocado. No reservations. Breakfast Mon.-Fri., lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

PARROT PETE'S  1901 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, 362-9780; www.parrotpetes.com  The Pete's plate comes with two eggs any style, sausage or bacon, grits or hash browns and white or wheat toast. The Best Banker is a toasted croissant sandwich with roasted turkey breast, applewood-smoked bacon, cheddar, avocado and honey-mustard dressing. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

PEPPERONI'S CAFE 8123 Hampson St., 865-0336; www.pepperoniscafe.com Bananas Foster sauce fills crusty, puffy bread in the cafe's version of French toast. The huevos rancheros features two fried eggs served over corn tortillas and topped with black beans, sour cream, Spanish guacamole and ranchero sauce. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Breakfast Sat.-Sun., lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

PUCCINO'S COFFEEHOUSE Lakeside Shopping Center Annex, 17th Street at Severn Avenue, Metairie, 835-3151; 5200 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 780-9970; www.lovepuccinos.com The coffeehouse serves a selection of Italian coffee drinks. The eggs Puccino sandwich includes egg, ham and cheese on an English muffin. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

REFUEL COFFEE AND NOSH 8124 Hampson St., 872-0187; www.refuelcafe.com Breakfast burritos feature tomato or spinach tortillas filled with three eggs, cheese, potatoes and a choice of applewood-smoked bacon, grilled ham or andouille sausage and come with grits or vegan black beans. The spring sandwich combines turkey, Swiss cheese, spinach, tomatoes, avocados, sprouts and Creole mustard on seven-grain bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

RICCOBONO'S PANOLA STREET CAFE 7801 Panola St., 314-1810 Huevos rancheros is a plate of eggs, corn tortillas, black beans, salsa, cheddar and guacamole. The eggs Benedict can be reworked with crab cakes or served Pontchartrain-style with crawfish. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

ROYAL BLEND COFFEE & TEA HOUSE 204 Metairie Road, Metairie, 835-7779; 621 Royal St., 523-2716; www.royalblend- coffee.com The Old Metairie sandwich features Royal Blend's signature chicken salad, thick-cut smoked bacon, avocado, lettuce and tomato. Eggs Benedict feature poached eggs and Canadian bacon on English muffins drizzled with hollandaise and served with hash browns. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards. $

THE RUBY SLIPPER CAFE 139 S. Cortez St., 309-5531; 200 Magazine St., 525-9355; www.therubyslippercafe.net The breakfast fare at Ruby Slipper includes bananas Foster French toast served with a side of applewood-smoked bacon. The Cobb salad might seem traditional, with chopped egg, bacon and tomato, but the chicken can be swapped out for pork debris. No reservations. South Cortez Street: Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Magazine Street: Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

SAMMY'S PO-BOYS AND CATERING 901 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 835-0916; www.sammyspoboys.com Roast beef debris fills a po-boy dripping with gravy. The Greek feta salad features romaine lettuce, feta, candied walnuts, kalamata olives and purple onion tossed in balsamic vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

SATSUMA CAFE 3218 Dauphine St., 304-5962; www.satsumacafe.com The green breakfast sandwich stacks eggs, arugula, tomato, avocado and Swiss cheese on a bagel, croissant or toast. For dinner, roasted chicken breast comes with goat cheese potato cakes and poblano pepper with herb butter. Fresh-squeezed juices are available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

SOUND CAFE 2700 Chartres St., 947-4477 The Brie sandwich features thick slabs of Brie on focaccia bread from Laurel Street Bakery. The hummus and veggie sandwich on focaccia is served with Zapp's potato chips or fruit. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

STREETCAR CAFE 110 Carondelet St., 523-6614 The Shoot 'Em omelet is a three-egg omelet stuffed with alligator meat, and sauteed onions and bell peppers. The Streetcar po-boy features ham, roast beef and Swiss cheese. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

SUNSHINE CAFE 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 100, Metairie, 834-6040; www.sunshinecafenola.com The Southwestern chicken wrap fills a sun-dried tomato tortilla with chicken, black beans, corn, lettuce, tomato and Southwestern ranch dressing. The Sunshine salad features field greens tossed with mandarin orange, toasted pecans, dried cherries, red onion, blue cheese crumbles and house-made pepper jelly vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

SURREY'S CAFE & JUICE BAR 1418 Magazine St., 524-3828; 4807 Magazine St., 895-5757; www.surreyscafeandjuice- bar.com The bananas Foster French toast is stuffed with banana cream cheese and topped with bananas Foster sauce. Shrimp and grits feature Gulf shrimp sauteed in New Orleans-style barbecue sauce made with Abita Amber. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and brunch daily. Cash only. $

VIANNE'S TEA HOUSE 544 Girod St., Mandeville, (985) 624-5683; www.viannes.com The menu is designed to complement exotic teas from around the world. Warm sandwiches are the specialty, and the strawberry and turkey panino is a local favorite. Full tea service includes beverages and a selection of sweets. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$

WHO DAT COFFEE CAFE 2401 Burgundy St., 872-0360 The coffeeshop serves cupcakes, pastries, gluten-free biscuits, shortbread and cookies. Savory items include dishes such as Not Yo Mama's Cornbread — jalapeno cornbread topped with creamy sauce, cheddar and bacon bits. The Marigny features shrimp and crabmeat tossed in secret sauce served on open-face grilled ciabatta bread. Reservations accepted. Breakfast Thu.-Sun., lunch daily. Credit cards. $

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