8115 Jeannette St., 862-5514
Hammy potlikker and greens transform the traditional dish.
C'est La Vie Bistro
4206 Magazine St., 304-6497
Mussels a l'Auvergnate features steamed mussels with a rich, tangy blue cheese sauce.
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., 584-3911; 3232 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, 888-9254
Mussels are char-broiled in butter-garlic sauce, just like Drago's famous oysters.
3312 Esplanade Ave., 488-6946
Large green mussels are served with chilled, chunky vinaigrette.
942 N. Rampart St., 569-9979
Mussels are steamed in red curry broth with coriander and basil.