Pork cheek boudin balls are served with tomato-bacon jam and Creole mustard aioli. Miss Hay's stuffed chicken wings are deboned and filled with ground pork and chopped shrimp, and served with garlic-hoisin sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Thu.-Mon., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$
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The refined but casual restaurant from Emeril Lagasse opens early (11 a.m.) for New Orleans Saints home games with a noon kickoff. The food menu is rustic Louisiana fare and is heavy on local ingredients. The signature NOLA Cosmo is house-made pineapple-infused vodka, cranberry and lime juices and simple syrup. The Double Barrel is a potent mix of Buffalo Trace bourbon, Wild Turkey American Honey, Regan's orange bitters and Peychaud's bitters. Open daily. Food available.