Marigny/By­wa­ter

Where New Orleans - - DINING -

BACCHANAL

Eclec­tic. This combo wine re­tail shop/ bar/live mu­sic venue is al­soa full-blown restau­rant. Chef Joaquin Ro­das serves up “in­ter­na­tional bistro” fare, while lo­cal bands per­form in the shady back­yard. $$ L, D (daily). www.bac­cha­nal­wine.com. 600 Poland Ave., 504.948.9111. Map 1, E3

THE JOINT

Bar­be­cue. This funky By­wa­ter fave is slim on frills but big on slow-cooked bar­be­cue (pulled pork, beef brisket, juicy ribs) and gen­er­ous sides. $ L, D (M-Sa). www.al­wayssmokin.com. 701 Mazant St., 504.949.3232. Map 1, E3

NEW OR­LEANS CAKE CAFÉ & BAK­ERY

Dessert. Steven “the Cake Man” Himel­farb of­fers break­fast and lunch at his charm­ing By­wa­ter café, but it’s cake that’s the beloved baker’s call­ing card. Ba­nanas Fos­ter with ba­nana ic­ing, clas­sic red vel­vet— yummy. $$ B, L (W-M). www.no­la­cakes.com. 2440 Chartres St., 504.943.0010. Map 3, K6

PALADAR 511

Con­tem­po­rary. Cal­i­for­nia cook­ing New Or­leans-style means lots of frilly sal­ads and fish left au nat­u­ral. Piz­zas, smartly topped with farm eggs, sum­mer squash and the like, take cen­ter stage on the menu. $$ D (W-M); brunch (Sa-Su). www.pal­adar511.com. 511 Marigny St., 504.509.6782. Map 3, J5

PIZZA DE­LI­CIOUS

Ital­ian. This pop-up pizze­ria grew so pop­u­lar that it now has its own brickand-mor­tar space. New York-style pies with an ever-chang­ing ar­ray of mar­ket-fresh top­pings are of­fered whole or by the slice. $$ L, D (Tu-Su). www.piz­zadel­cious.com. 617 Pi­ety St.,, 504.676.8482. Map 1, E3

PRALINE CON­NEC­TION

Cre­ole. Soul food at its best, in­clud­ing the Con­nec­tion plat­ter (fried pick- les, okra, and chicken liver), red beans ’n’ rice, pork chops, seafood plat­ters and three kinds of greens. $ L, D (daily). www.pra­linecon­nec­tion.com. 542 French­men St., 504.943.3934. Map 3, J5

ST. ROCH MAR­KET

Eclec­tic. Dat­ing to 1875, this long-shut­tered mar­ket­place re­cently re­ceived a mas­sive makeover while re­tain­ing its his­toric char­ac­ter. The stun­ning space fea­tures 13 food ven­dors, along with a bar and both in­door and out­door dining. $ L, D (daily). www.strochmar­ket.com. 2381 St. Claude Ave., 504.609.3813. Map 1, E3

THREE MUSES

Eclec­tic. This French­men Street hot spot of­fers a clubby vibe, live mu­sic, smart cock­tails and amaz­ing eats. Raves are drawn for the menu’s va­ri­ety and chef Daniel Esses’ stel­lar prepa­ra­tions of small plate-por­tioned lamb slid­ers, feta fries and a stun­ning ren­di­tion of braised pork belly atop a crisp scal­lion pan­cake. $ D (W-M). www.3mus­es­nola.com. 536 French­men St., 504.252.4801. Map 3, J5

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