Owners Chris Keene and Donnie Thomas opened this sister spot to Rivershack Tavern. It offers small plates, dozens of local beers on tap and live music in its 6,000-square-foot courtyard. Enter a monthly contest to win a courtyard keg party. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Da Duck sandwich features shredded duck glazed in balsamic reduction, cheddar, blue cheese, sauteed onions, apples and currant chutney on toasted sour dough. Creole rice balls are stuffed with shrimp and served with Creole sauce. Reservations accepted. Breakfast Sat.-Sun., lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$