RESTAURANT GUIDE 2006

BROUSSARD’S RESTAURANT
819 Rue Conti
581.3866
www.broussards.com
Broussard’s is known for classic dishes such as our delicious starters; Crabmeat Ravigote, New Orleans Crabcakes and Oysters any way you like them. These can be followed by mouth-watering entrees like Louisiana Bouillabaisse, and Salmon Jean Lafitte. Our desserts are luscious such as Profiteroles au Chocolate Marion, Crepes Broussard and Bananas Foster. Impeccable service makes the dining experience at Broussard’s one of the most satisfying meals you can find.

Chops Bistro
111 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
218.8967
www.chopsbistromartinibar.com
Steaks and martinis for all occasions. Also featuring the best in fresh local seafood and contemporary Louisiana bistro fare from native New Orleanian, Chef Christopher Jones. Dishes include the signature Pan-roasted double-cut Pork Chop with Cayenne Molasses Glaze and Sweet Potato Tasso Hash. Please join us in the Martini Bar, which showcases our extensive wine list and specialty drink menu featuring over 20 martinis and after dinner drinks. Enjoy live music every Thursday through Saturday. Now serving lunch and dinner with three private rooms available for luncheons, banquets and special events.

Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro
4517 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
454.7620
An innovative and exciting dining concept with an extensive menu of signature dishes like Crab and Crawfish Bake, BBQ Shrimp Linguine and Stacked Eggplant Napoleon. They were voted “Best Dessert” by New Orleans Magazine Readers Survey. You’ll know why when you taste America’s Best Cheesecake, Original Cheesecake with pecan crust and signature toppings like Bananas Foster, White Chocolate Strawberry, Chocolate Praline and more.

Copeland’s of New Orleans
1001 S. Clearview Pkwy., Metairie
733.7843
1700 Lapalco, Harvey
364.1575
1337 Gause Blvd., Slidell
680 N. Highway 190, Covington
985.809.9659
“Where all the locals eat.” Serving authentic New Orleans cuisine, Eggplant Pirogue, Shrimp Etouffee, Catfish Acadiana, Chicken Parmesan, Copeland’s Famous Fried Seafood Platter and Prime Bone In Ribeye. Appetizers, salads, sandwiches, seafood, chicken, steaks, desserts, Copeland’s has it all. It’s the ideal place for lunch with prices from $5.49-$9.99. Voted Best Cajun Restaurant By New Orleans Magazine Readers Survey.

THE COURT OF TWO SISTERS
613 Royal St.
522.7261
The Court of Two Sisters, known for its large courtyard, serves a lavish daily Jazz Brunch buffet. The extensive, 80-item buffet includes turtle soup, shrimp etouffee and omelets made to order including the popular Seafood Orleans Omelet. A la carte dinner is served nightly. For current hours of operation call 522-7261.

Fire a Restaurant
1813 Engine Co. #1 firehouse on Annunciation St.
504.566.1950
www.firearestaurant.com
Fire A Restaurant hosts contemporary American cuisine with a focus on fresh.
Try one of our delicious entrees like the Ancho Chile Pan Seared Tuna topped with an avocado cream sauce, shown here.
Turn up the heat in our world-class bar by enjoying one of our 44 specialty martinis or your favorite selection from our extensive wine list. Fire is locally owned and operated.

The cafÉ at Gambino’s
4821 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
504.885.9614
Gambino’s Bakery has expanded its operations at the Veterans Blvd., Metairie location by
introducing a new dining concept, “The Café at Gambino’s.” Like the famous bakery, The Café offers only the freshest and highest quality of ingredients. The Café menu features a wide variety of specialty and innovative soups,
salads, sandwiches and desserts. The Café is now open Monday thru Saturday from 11 a.m.– 3 p.m. to accommodate patrons with friendly in seat ala carte service, as well as quick and convenient “To Go” options.

The GRILL AT THE WINDSOR COURT HOTEL
300 Gravier St.
523.6000
Ranked as one of Zagat’s Top Ten Restaurants and their #15 Top Hotel Restaurant in America, The New Orleans Grill provides a lush setting featuring signature florals, live entertainment, and exquisite, award-winning cuisine. New Chef, California-born Mike Collins’ exciting new menu draws on Mediteranean influences and the bounty of Louisiana products offered in perfect presentations. Try the Butter Crusted Chilean Sea Bass & Gulf Prawns with Coconut Curry Broth and Crispy Slaw or American Kobe Beef Short Ribs with Cinnamon and Star Anise Essence. Dinner recommendations recommended. Located in The Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St. Open for breakfast and dinner daily, Polo Club Lunch, Gourmet Spread weekdays.

Jackson
1910 Magazine St.
529.9599
www.jacksonnola.com
Nestled in a 19th Century farmhouse in the Lower Garden District, Jackson retains the rustic charm of a bygone era. In counter point to the traditional interior, the cuisine at Jackson is contemporary and innovative. Chef Michael Brewer combines classic Louisiana and southern ingredients with international influences including French, Asian, Caribbean and Mediterranean. With seasonal changes, you can expect something new and inventive on the menu. Let us show you how to Eat-Drink-Indulge at Jackson.

K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
416 Chartres St.
596.2530
www.kpauls.com
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen — a New Orleans tradition. For over 25 years, Chef Paul Prudhomme and his dedicated staff have been pleasing customers’ palates with a
creative menu, focusing on Louisiana food, but offering much more. Some recent favorites include Leek & Shiitake Champagne Cream Soup, Duck & Shrimp Dulac, Blackened Stuffed Pork Chop Mushroom Zinfandel —- and the list goes on!! Reservations: 596-2530.

Latil’s landing restaurant in Houmas House
40136 Highway 942, Darrow
225.473.7890
In the tradition of Old Louisiana dining, Chef Jeremy Langlois has created a menu that will delight and please the finest of guests, and present you with an experience rivaling those of the great Sugar Barons of the 1800s. The French House, built in the 1770s by Alexander Latil, and now the rear wing of the Houmas House Mansion is set for your dining experi-ence. A collection of Fine Boutique wines have been selected to accompany the Nouvelle Louisiane Menu of Chef Jeremy Langlois.
Muriel’s
801 Chartres St.
568.1885
www.muriels.com
Muriel’s Jackson Square is located at the heart of the French Quarter. Enjoy the nationally recognized Contemporary Creole dining including our Shrimp Remoulade with Fried Green Tomatoes. The second floor offers an elegant Séance Lounge and a balcony that overlooks historic Jackson Square.

ONE RESTAURANT
8132 Hampson St.
301.9061
www.one-sl.com
Ask for a table for two at One and three
things will shake up your senses; the sleek, sophisticated atmosphere, the stellar service and an expertly prepared meal that you’ll be talking about tomorrow. The intimate dining room seats 75 and features 34 wines by the glass, an award-winning Duck and Okra Gumbo with Homemade Boudin, and delicate Chargrilled Oysters complemented by Roquefort cheese and Vinaigrette. The flavors are full, as is the dining room six nights a week.

Pascal’s Manale
1838 Napoleon Ave.
895.4877
Pascal’s Manale, a famous Uptown eatery since 1913, is celebrating its 93rd Anniversary. Home of the Famous Barbecue Shrimp and Oyster Bar, Pascal’s Manale serves the finest in fresh seafood, Italian specialties, delicious steaks, veal dishes, and delicious desserts. Pascal’s Manale is open for dinner Monday through Saturday, and lunch on Fridays.

Sweet Fire & Ice
701 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
831.3437
A beautiful dining room, a delectable bakery, a contemporary, stimulating environment, and Intrigue, Fireside Martini & Oxygen Lounge will awaken all of your senses. The huge menu includes delicious, unique dishes you’ll enjoy on every visit. The martini lounge offers a large selection of the coldest martinis found. Enjoy the food, service and ambiance at Sweet Fire & Ice.

The marigny brasserie
640 Frenchman St.
945.4472
www.marignybrasserie.com
Come experience award-winning, Louisiana contemporary cuisine in casual elegance at
the Marigny Brasserie. Enjoy specialty cocktails or choose from our expansive wine cellar at our gracious bar. Or join us for our weekend Jazz Brunch. Now with live music all weekend long, the Marigny Brasserie is the neighborhood’s best. The Marigny Brasserie, we’ve made fine dining fun again.

TouchÉ CAFE
515 Harrison Ave.
Touché Café is serving New Orleans fare bringing new life to this spunky Lakeview location! Whether a full breakfast or a satisfying lunch is in order, Touché Café serves it up. There’s a wide selection of po-boys, burgers, salads and daily specials. Bring your appetite to Touché Café on 515 Harrison Ave., Mon. – Sat. from 7 a.m. -3 p.m.

Vega Tapas
2051 Metairie Rd., Metairie
836.2007
www.vegatapascafe.com
The 1996 opening of Vega Tapas Cafe successfully introduced the classic Mediterranean tapas tradition to New Orleans. The menu is diverse and changes based on the availability of the very freshest seasonal ingredients. A wine list focused heavily on Spanish & California selections is rounded by enough vintages from other regions
to heighten the interest in the list’s 120 plus labels. The decor at Vega is as warm and sensual as the culture that inspired it, which makes for a casual, chic dining experience.

VeRA CRUZ
7537 Maple St.
866.1736
Vera Cruz, located Uptown, is a neighborhood favorite for authentic Mexican cuisine and innovative Caribbean dishes. Stop by for two for one margaritas and choose from over 20 different flavors every Tuesday and Thursday. Patio dining is available. Reservations accepted and large parties welcome.

Whole Foods Market
5600 Magazine St.
3420 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Both Whole Foods Market locations share their passion for fresh produce, seafood and meat; domestic and imported cheese; wine and beer; fresh-roasted coffee; natural body and nutrition items; rotisserie; sushi; pizza; sandwiches; salad bars; entrees and side dishes; and soups — from chili to gumbo.

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