The neighborhood spot serves Creole and Italian dishes. House-made meatballs are served with pasta, red gravy and eggplant casserole. The Frenchuletta is a muffuletta made with house-made olive salad served hot on French bread. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
Decked in New Orleans Saints memorabilia, this Mid-City institution opened in 1947 and is known for its ice-cold beer served in frozen glasses and its comfort food. Visitors can nosh on Italian, Cajun and seafood dishes. There also are TVs for watching sports. Open Tues.-Sun. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sun.