Beef tongue pastrami is served on toast with horseradish cream, beet, sauerkraut and herbs. Trout is served with squid ink gnocchi, romesco, Castelvetrano olives, cauliflower and herbs. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. 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.