Cafe Anglais is now open inside the Windsor Court Hotel (300 Gravier St., 504-523-6000; www.windsorcourthotel.com). The cafe is part of a recent $22 million renovation at the luxury hotel that also included a new lobby cocktail bar and a spa.
The grab-and-go cafe serves French Truck Coffee and light fare, including a Mediterranean salad with lemon and dill, a chicken salad pita, a prime rib focaccia sandwich and a ham and Swiss cheese croissant. Confections and desserts from hotel pastry chef Shun Li include muffins, Danish pastries, a chocolate pot de creme, yuzu tarts and vanilla panna cotta.
It also offers beer, half-bottles of wine and locally made soft drinks such as Fest Cola and Big Easy Bucha. Cafe Anglais is open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.