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Gambit's Spring Restaurant Guide 2016: K 

click to enlarge Koz’s serves fried chicken and a shrimp po-boy with french fries.

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Koz’s serves fried chicken and a shrimp po-boy with french fries.

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen
416 Chartres St., (504) 596-2530;
Blackened Louisiana drum is topped with crabmeat and served with chipotle compound butter, mashed potatoes and vegetables. Blackened twin beef tenderloin medallions are served with debris sauce, potatoes and vegetables. Reservations recommended. Lunch Thu.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

KY's Olde Towne Bicycle Shop Restaurant
2267 Carey St., Slidell, (985) 641-1911;
Oysters bordelaise features fried oysters over spaghettini with olive oil, herbs and Parmesan. Roast beef is slow-cooked in house, sliced thin and served with house-made gravy on Leidenheimer bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Kanno California Sushi Bar
3517 20th St., Metairie, (504) 455-5730;
The Elvis roll combines salmon, avocado and snow crab and has blue crab on top. The Godzilla roll features shrimp tempura, cream cheese and snow crab and is topped with spicy tuna, crunchy flakes and eel sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Katie's Restaurant & Bar
3701 Iberville St., (504) 488-6582;
The Legend sandwich features slow-smoked pulled pork tossed with barbecue shrimp on Gendusa French bread. The St. Louie sandwich includes fried Louisiana oysters topped with Provel cheese and applewood-smoked bacon. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Kayla's Restaurant
3036 St. Claude Ave., (504) 949-3477
Blackened fish is served with grits. Barbecue shrimp are prepared with a sauce of wine, butter and barbecue sauce. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

2315 St. Claude Ave., (504) 383-4328;
Kebab sandwich choices include gyro and falafel fillings, and the German doner kebab has free-range dark-meat chicken, garlic aioli and tangy mustard on house-made bread. Thick Belgian-style fries are fried twice and served with a choice of sauces. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Keith Young's Steakhouse
165 Highway 21, Madisonville, (985) 845-9940;
Filet mignon is served with a baked potato, sweet potato or green beans, and steak toppings such as crabmeat or mushrooms can be added. Grilled mahi-mahi is topped with shrimp bechamel or jumbo lump crabmeat and mushrooms. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks.  $$$

Kenner Seafood
3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, (504) 466-4701;
The menu includes boiled seafood, raw oysters, fish and more. Breaded shrimp are served over angel hair pasta with provolone and Parmesan cheeses and red gravy and come with salad and garlic bread. The seafood bread loaf is stuffed with fried shrimp, oysters and catfish. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

5757 Magazine St., (504) 891-1177;
Squid ink spaghetti comes with grilled shrimp, celery root and country ham. Grilled pompano is served in oyster broth with bacon and picked green tomatoes. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Killer PoBoys
219 Dauphine St., (504) 462-2731; Erin Rose Bar, 811 Conti St., (504) 252-6745;
An aged cheddar yard egg omelet is served with herbed aioli, caramelized bell pepper and onions and ham, bacon or roasted sweet potato. The po-boy counter at the back of the Erin Rose bar serves a seared Gulf shrimp po-boy with Sriracha aioli, pickled vegetables and herbs. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Cash only at Conti Street. $

4600 Washington Ave., (504) 304-8557;
Game hen is served with sweet brown rice and barley, vegetables, shiitake mushrooms and ginger scallion oil. For lunch, pork belly tonkotsu is served with pickles, a soft-boiled egg, spring onions, cauliflower and mushrooms. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

337 Chartres St., (504) 598-5005;
Crawfish and green tomato galette comes with sausage, sweet corn and red bean relish and a poached egg. Grilled redfish tacos feature corn tortillas topped with pickled red onion slaw, peach and avocado salsa and salsa verde. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards.  $$$

Knuckleheads Eatery
3535 Severn Ave., Suite 10, Metairie, (504) 888-5858
The Knuckle sandwich is a burger topped with blue cheese and bacon and served with fries. Nudillocabeza chicken salad features grilled chicken, black beans, tomatoes, cheddar, tortilla strips and pepper jelly dressing. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Korea House
3547 18th St., Metairie, (504) 888-0654
Diners can cook Korean-style barbecue on tabletop grills. Spicy dubu kimchi features stir-fried pork and poached tofu with kimchi. Dolsot bibimbap combines beef, vegetables and rice in a hot stone bowl. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave., (504) 655-8240;
The fried chicken plate includes chicken wings and drumettes tossed with soy-ginger-honey sauce. The bibimbap bowl features rice and vegetables topped with Korean beef bulgogi, blackened shrimp, Creole chicken or spicy pork and Koreole sauce. This location will close April 6. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Kosher Cajun New York Deli & Grocery
3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-2010;
The J&N Special is corned beef, pastrami, horseradish, mustard and coleslaw on rye and is served hot. Lox, cream cheese, tomato, onion and capers are served on a bagel. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Thu. Credit cards. $$

515 Harrison Ave., (504) 484-0841; 4445 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, (504) 887-2010; 6215 Wilson St., Harahan, (504) 737-3933;
Red beans and rice with fried chicken is a Monday and Wednesday special. The roast beef po-boy features house-cooked roast beef on Gendusa Bakery bread and is dressed with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855;
Pierogis are Polish potato and cheese dumplings served with sour cream and sweet onions. The Pol-boy features Polish sausage, spicy cabbage, fried onions, mustard and pickles on French bread. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Cash only. $

The Kupcake Factory
911 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 570-6420; 3319 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 464-8884; 6233 S. Claiborne Ave., (504) 267-3328;
The Wedding Cake cupcake features a white almond cake topped with vanilla buttercream and white chocolate crumbles. The Chocolate Deluxe cupcake is a dark chocolate cupcake with chocolate frosting. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

4920 Prytania St., (504) 891-3644;
Poke salad is made with tuna, crabstick, cucumbers, avocado, asparagus, squid salad and seaweed salad tossed with spicy vinaigrette. The Sara roll is stuffed with spicy shrimp and avocado and topped with crunchy flakes and chili sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Dollar signs reflect the average price of a dinner entree.
$ = $1-$10 • $$ = $11-$20 • >$$$ = $21-up

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