Ask for "Patrick's Best Kept Secret" for a special glass of wine for $5 at the French Quarter wine bar. A variety of small plates are available to complement any wine selection. Or try the most popular drink, Angella Kisses, which is a shot of Veuve Clicquot. Open daily. Smoking allowed on patio. Bar food.
Familiar as both a sommelier and maître d’, Patrick Van Hoorebeek opened his wine bar in the Hotel Mazarin. The focus is on wine — and the list of offerings is long — and there’s a small selection of cheese and charcuterie plates and olives. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$