Several New Orleans resturants are offering summer specials.
• Trinity (1117 Decatur St., 504-325-5789; www.trinityrestaurantneworleans.com) offers a summertime oyster happy hour Tuesday through Thursday. Diners at the bar can get a $4 glass of cava with any of the restaurant's oyster dishes.
• Sac-a-Lait (1051 Annunciation St., 504-324-3658; www.sac-a-laitrestaurant.com) has happy hour specials from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Guests can get select cocktails, draft beer and wines by the glass for half price. There also are oyster specials.
• Through the end of August, Emeril's New Orleans (800 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-528-9393; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-new-orleans) and Emeril's Delmonico (1300 St. Charles Ave., 504-525-4937; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-delmonico) offer prix fixe three-course menus. At Emeril's Delmonico, the menu ($45) includes watermelon feta salad or shrimp, crab and mirliton bisque and fried oysters Bordelaise with linguine or a bourbon-braised pork shank with bacon-smothered greens and sweet potato grits. Emeril's New Orleans' menu ($40) includes Gulf swordfish escabeche with sweet potato tostones, and the Bag of Clams, a take on a clam bake paired with spaghetti squash, tomato, artichoke and pancetta.