The long bar at The Delachaise offers dozens of wines by the bottle or glass, imported beers on tap and by the bottle and cocktails made with liquors scribbled on chalkboards overhead. An outdoor patio is decorated with twinkling lights, making the bar an intimate perch from which to look out on St. Charles Avenue and share a cheese plate. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
Hand-cut french fries accompany Thai-style mussels. Chicken mofongo features plantains stuffed with stewed chicken. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner and late night daily. Credit cards. $$