Entrepreneurs are invited to a power-lunch networking event every Friday, and the third Thursday of the month features SoBou's Literary and Drinking Roundtable with a $6 cocktail inspired by a different short story or poem. Get 25-cent martinis with purchase of an entree at lunch Monday through Saturday. Craft cocktails are the specialties, and chef Juan Carlos Gonzales offers cuisine inspired by Louisiana street food. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.
Chili- and Creole mustard-brushed Gulf fish comes with lemon-grilled black kale, roasted shiitake mushrooms and smoked-tomato consomme. Small bites include yellowfin tuna cones with pineapple ceviche and basil-avocado ice cream, and shrimp and tasso pinchos skewered with pineapple and served with ghost pepper jelly. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$