The upscale French Quarter restaurant boasts a pretty courtyard and a bar serving inventive cocktails. The Rasputin, with Orzya vodka, Benedictine, Campari, grapefruit and bitters is a popular drink, but so are standbys like Sazeracs and martinis. Open Mon. and Wed.-Sat. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
The lamb arancini appetizer features braised lamb leg and risotto croquettes topped with San Marzano tomato sauce and mozzarella. Veal sweetbreads are served with risotto, baby shiitake mushrooms and sage. Reservations recommended. Lunch Fri., dinner Mon. and Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$