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Gambit’s 2017 winter restaurant guide: Music & Food


BB King's Blues Club
1104 Decatur St., (504) 934-5464;
The barbecue brisket melt features house-smoked meat, bacon, American cheese, Tabasco onions, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and house barbecue sauce. Shrimp and grits combines sauteed Gulf shrimp, tasso, okra, garlic and Cajun spices and is served over cheddar grits with diced tomatoes. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

514 Frenchmen St., (504) 944-8461;
The Ultimate grilled cheese sandwich features blackened shrimp and Gouda cheese on sourdough bread with a side of fries. Open-faced po-boys are available with fried oysters, shrimp or catfish and served with fries. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Bombay Club
Prince Conti Hotel, 830 Conti St., (504) 577-2237;
Fried Brussels sprouts are served with bacon jam and sauce Maltese. Charred hanger steak is sliced and served with marchand de vin, hand-cut fries and bone marrow butter. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

House of Blues
225 Decatur St., (504) 310-4999;
A house-baked pretzel is served with cheese sauce and Creole mustard. Cajun chicken pasta features blackened chicken, spicy Cajun cream, roasted tomatoes, pasilla onions, spinach and roasted corn. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855;
Pierogis are Polish potato and cheese dumplings served with sour cream and sweet onions. The grilled Russki Reuben includes corned beef, spicy cabbage, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing on rye bread. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Cash only. $

Little Gem Saloon
445 S. Rampart St., (504) 267-4863;
Country-fried chicken is served with andouille sausage and red beans and rice. A burger features an 8-ounce Angus beef patty topped with chicken-fried bacon, an over-easy egg, Swiss cheese, pickles and Creole honey mustard and is served with fries. Reservations recommended. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Market Cafe
1000 Decatur St., (504) 527-5000;
Gumbo features andouille, shrimp, crabmeat and Cajun seasonings. A muffuletta includes mortadella, salami, ham, provolone and Swiss cheeses and olive salad on a toasted roll. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Palm Court Jazz Cafe
1204 Decatur St., (504) 525-0200;
Steak and mushroom pie is served with mashed potatoes and vegetables. A appetizer plate includes shrimp cakes, ginger-sesame shrimp, fried oysters and crab claws. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Rock 'n' Bowl
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-1700;
Chicken wings are served with waffles and cane syrup dipping sauce. Rosemary skewered shrimp are boiled and tossed in remoulade with rosemary. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
626 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-0696;
Fish Marigny features a fried fillet topped with Gulf shrimp in Creole cream sauce. New Orleans-style shell-on barbecue shrimp are sauteed with butter, garlic, rosemary and cayenne. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

African | American | Bar & Grill | Barbecue
Brewpub | Burgers | Cafe | Cajun | Caribbean/Cuban
Chinese | Coffee & Dessert | Contemporary | Creole
Deli | Diner | Fondue | French | Indian/Pakistani | Irish
Italian | Japanese/Sushi | Juice Bar | Korean | Latin American
Louisiana Contemporary | Mediterranean/Middle Eastern | Mexican
Music & Food | Neighborhood | Pan-Asian | Pizza | Sandwiches & Po-boys
Seafood | Steakhouse | Tapas/Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese

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