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Five great mussels dishes



8115 Jeannette St., 862-5514

Hammy potlikker and greens transform the traditional dish.

C'est La Vie Bistro

4206 Magazine St., 304-6497

Mussels a l'Auvergnate features steamed mussels with a rich, tangy blue cheese sauce.


Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., 584-3911; 3232 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, 888-9254

Mussels are char-broiled in butter-garlic sauce, just like Drago's famous oysters.


3312 Esplanade Ave., 488-6946

Large green mussels are served with chilled, chunky vinaigrette.

Meauxbar Bistro

942 N. Rampart St., 569-9979

Mussels are steamed in red curry broth with coriander and basil.

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