Gracious Bakery + Cafe
1000 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., (504) 301-3709
Smoky ham is topped with pecan cheddar spread, pepper jelly and apple slices on baguette.
6215 Wilson Ave., Harahan, (504) 737-3933; 515 Harrison Ave., (504) 484-0841
Barbecued ham that has been stewed in a salty, tangy jus is ladled onto French bread.
Mahony's Po-boy Shop
3454 Magazine St., (504) 899-3374
The ham po-boy features meat glazed with root beer.
700 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 613-2350
A textbook croque madame is topped with an egg and oozes richness.
St. James Cheese Co.
5004 Prytania St., (504) 899-4737
The cheesemonger offers a simple French classic: ham and Brie de Meaux on buttered baguette.