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Fall Restaurant Guide 2014: Gentilly/Lakefront 

Adrian's Bakery4
710 Paris Ave., (504) 282-2283;
King cakes are baked with cinnamon sugar and are available with or without fillings. Eclairs are filled with chocolate pudding and topped with chocolate. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Cafe Gentilly
5325 Franklin Ave., (504) 281-4220;
Piece-O-Meat's house-made tamales arrive each morning, stuffed with fillings like meat or poblano chilies. Crab cake Benedict features grilled French bread topped with a fried crab cake, crabmeat bechamel, poached egg and hollandaise. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Canseco's Market
5217 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 218-7048;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Daddy's Donuts
2051 Caton St., (504) 283-3388
Donuts come in traditional flavors and unconventional versions, including those filled with hot sausage or Swiss cheese. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

The Juju Bag Cafe
5363 Franklin Ave., (504) 872-0969;
Red beans and rice is served with jerk chicken wings and whole wheat French bread. Salmon steak salad combines avocado, lettuce, tomato, red onions, black olives, sauteed mushrooms and raspberry vinaigrette. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Thu.-Fri. and late-night Fri. Credit cards. $$

The Munch Factory
6325 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 324-5372;
The menu features gourmet comfort food, New Orleans staples and signature items such as Elysian Peels, potato wedges topped with Parmesan. Macaroni and cheese features noodles in creamy sauce with cheddar and Gruyere cheeses and topped with breadcrumbs. Buffalo oysters are fried oysters topped with Buffalo-style hot sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Runway Cafe
6001 Stars & Stripes Blvd., Suite 126, (504) 241-5300;
Fried eggs are served over two hand-formed boudin patties and topped with hollandaise. Jimmy Wedell seafood pasta features Louisiana Gulf shrimp, Lake Pontchartrain crabmeat and crawfish topped with angel hair pasta and local herbs. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Sammy's Deli
3000 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 947-0675;
The Ray Ray sandwich includes fried chicken breast, grilled ham and Swiss cheese. The blue cheese bacon burger features a three-quarter-pound ground chuck patty. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Sassafras Creole & Seafood Restaurant
2501 Leon C. Simon Drive, (504) 288-3939;
Okra, shrimp and smoked sausage are smothered in Creole tomato sauce and served with rice and salad. Crabellini features fried crab cakes over capellini tossed with sauteed crawfish tails, mushrooms and pesto sauce and comes with salad. Reservations accepted. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Arabi/Chalmette/New Orleans East | Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University

Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront

Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge | Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview

Metairie | Mid-City/Treme | Uptown | Warehouse District

Northshore: Abita Springs | Covington | Madisonville | Mandeville | Outskirts | Slidell

West Bank: Algiers | Gretna | Harvey | Marrero | Outskirts


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