A wave of new restaurants has opened in recent weeks, including Shaya and Angeline (1032 Chartres St., 504-308-3106; www.angelinenola.com) in the Hotel Provincial. Here are a few more openings of note:
Paladar 511 (511 Marigny St., 504-509-6782; www.paladar511.com) opened in an airy converted warehouse space in the Marigny. It has seating at an open-kitchen food bar, banquettes and a communal table. The brief opening menu includes a handful of starters (tuna crudo with avocado, fennel, orange and pistachio), pizzas (one is topped with house-made Italian sausage, red onions, capers and roasted tomato sauce) and a few entrees, including house-made pastas and pan-seared cobia. It is open for dinner Wednesday through Monday.
Addiction (909 Iberville St., 504-475-5900; www.addictioncoffeehouse.com) is a new French Quarter coffee shop offering an array of specialty coffee, tea and house-blended sodas. Choices include drip coffees, "single origin" brews, cold brew, espresso, capuccino and more.
Green Dot Cafe (www.libertyskitchen.com/greendot) is reopening at the Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center (4300 S. Broad St., 504-596-2660; www.facebook.com/kellerbranch). It's run by Liberty's Kitchen (300 N. Broad St., 504-822-4011; www.libertyskitchen.org), one of the city's nonprofit job-training programs for area youth. At press time, it was expected officially to reopen Monday, March 30. It will serve salads, panini, snack items, smoothies and coffee.