French Quarter bistro Meauxbar (942 Rampart St., 504-569-9979; www.meauxbar.com) launches brunch service Jan. 3, with a three-course menu for $25. The restaurant's brunch menu features scrambled egg toast with avocado, oatmeal with fresh fruit, fried oyster and kale Caesar salad with ciabatta croutons and johnnycakes with pork sausage crepinette. Lemon tart and creme brulee are offered for dessert.
Brunch cocktails include bloody marys, Pimm's cups and Irish coffees, and an $18 all-you-can-drink mimosa bar. Brunch is 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit the restaurant's website.