The Oxalis burger is dressed with house-made butter pickles, lettuce, tomato and caramelized onion on a brioche bun. Pan-seared scallops are served on a bed of cauliflower puree and topped with toasted almonds, roasted cauliflower, haricots verts and grapefruit brown butter sauce. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The Branch at Oxalis
There's a sharp focus on whiskey (it carries more than 30 labels) at this Bywater bar and restaurant, which describes its food as "vintage New Orleans." Favored cocktails include the Smoked Boulevardier, a pour of Sazerac rye with Campari, Colin Rouge and applewood smoke, and the Bywater Botanical, Corner Creek bourbon, Oxalis syrup, Bittermens Boston bitters and shaved ice. Food is available until 11 p.m. weekdays and 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.