Top choice creole in Uptown & Riverbend

This white-tablecloth neighborhood restaurant embraces style, the good life and Creole cuisine with a chatteringjoie de vivre and top-notch service. The city's professional set comes here to gossip and savor the specialties: fried oysters and brie ($15), veal with crabmeat and béarnaise ($28), and lobster and mushroom risotto ($30). Reservations recommended.

Want to go where the locals go? Come here, and dress up a little.