The appetizer sampler includes oysters Bienville, oysters Rockefeller, oysters Tommy, mussels marinara, paneed oysters, grilled shrimp, chorizo sausage, escargot aux champignons and crabmeat canape. Chocolate almond truffle features chilled bittersweet chocolate mousse with creme anglaise, toasted almonds and whipped cream. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Tommy's Wine Bar is a bastion of Old-World charm. The handsome wood bar and pillars draw the eye, but lush appointments rule the room. Pick from the bar's wide selection of wines and, if you're hungry, pair your choice with a plate of cheese, pate or charcuterie. You also can order appetizers and desserts from Tommy's Cuisine next door. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat.