6100 Annunciation St., 895-1111
An essential summer salad features tomatoes and glistening white lump crabmeat.
Criollo Restaurant & Lounge
214 Royal St., 681-4444
A chilled cylinder of crab, avocado and shrimp is ringed with spicy coulis.
209 Bourbon St., 525-2021
A classic ravigote combines large crab lumps and creamy dressing.
Ralph's on the Park
900 City Park Ave., 488-1000
Crab is made into a Napoleon with couscous, roasted corn and salsa verde.
127 N. Carrollton Ave., 483-1571
At lunch, crab ravigote is served on fried tomatoes with grapefruit salad.