Try upscale comfort food at the new bistro Sylvain
(625 Chartres St., 265-8123; www.sylvainnola.com
). Sean McCusker refurbished the space, which was previously La Marquise Pastry Shop but has sat vacant for years. His menu includes appetizers like roasted beet bruschetta and entrees including porchetta-style roasted pork, braised garlic sausage with Napa cabbage, duck confit, pastas and sandwiches.