Decatur Street newcomer Trinity (1117 Decatur St., 504-325-5789; www.trinityrestaurantneworleans.com) introduced twice-daily happy hours featuring bar snacks and discounted cocktails, beer and wine. Called heures de plaisir (French for "hours of happiness"), the program runs weekdays before dinner service and late-night Thursday through Saturday.
Snacks run $3 to $8 and include a changing selection of salumi and cheese, wasabi-roasted almonds, curried popcorn, truffle potato chips, banh mi pickled vegetables, duck confit deviled eggs and shrimp cocktail.
Drinks, called "Tales," are $7 to $8 and include a vodka tonic with house-made tonic, an old fashioned, the Cordwainer, made with sherry, fruit, lemon and simple syrup, and others. Draft beers are $4 and a selection of wine and sake starts at $7. The happy hours are 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 pm. Monday through Friday, 10 p.m. to closing Thursday and 11 p.m. to closing Friday and Saturday.