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2014 Winter Restaurant Guide: New Orleans Pan-Asian Restaurants


August Moon
875 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, (504) 302-7977; 3635 Prytania St., (504) 899-5129;
This cafe serves Chinese and Vietnamese dishes. Sichuan eggplant has sauteed vegetables tossed in spicy garlic sauce. Cantonese lobster is sauteed with ginger and scallions. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Cafe East
4628 Rye St., Metairie, (504) 888-0078;
Thai red snapper is pan-roasted and served with artichokes and potatoes in green curry sauce. The Cafe East Trio is a stir-fry combining shrimp, beef, chicken, mushrooms and okra in spicy sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Diners choose from a menu of Korean, Chinese and Japanese dishes at Lucky Rooster. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • Diners choose from a menu of Korean, Chinese and Japanese dishes at Lucky Rooster.

Lucky Rooster
515 Baronne St., (504) 529-5825;
The menu includes a mix of Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean dishes and there are house-made sodas (available in "tiger" versions with a shot of vodka). Crunchy shrimp spring rolls are served with lemon grass dipping sauce. The Happy Mandarin salad combines five-spice chicken, goat cheese, sesame wontons, arugula and sesame-soy vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Ohm Lounge
Inside Barcadia, 601 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 335-1740;
Ohm is an Asian-styled lounge in the back of Barcadia. The Shroomin' Swiss burger is a house-ground patty with aged Swiss and Romano cheeses, sauteed crimini mushrooms, PBR-braised onions and arugula. The Cali Girl is honey-brined turkey, avocado, aged Swiss cheese, radish sprouts, arugula, tomato and green goddess dressing served on multigrain bread. Reservations accepted. Dinner and late-night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Soho Asian Cuisine
601 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Metairie, (504) 301-2266;
The restaurant offers an extensive menu of popular Chinese dishes as well as sushi, tempura, teriyaki and Japanese noodles. Crispy Peking duck is served with scallions and hoisin sauce. The Soho roll bundles soft-shell crab, avocado, tempura shrimp and snow crab inside and is topped with salmon, tuna, roe, crunchy flakes, eel sauce and spicy mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

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