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Cafe Adelaide Restaurant Review: Café Adelaide in the Loews New Orleans Hotel is inspired by the late Adelaide Brennan, whose joie de vivre reportedly took her around the world. This establishment still harbors her spirit in the Swizzle Stick Bar, renowned for mixing up creative, modern cocktails. A redesign has brought vibrant artwork, blue banquettes, and tables with yellow chairs to the dining room. Meanwhile, the kitchen still exults in blending traditional New Orleans cuisine (try the proper, medium-dark-roux seafood gumbo) and Southern fun (the garlic-crusted wild white shrimp makes a fine lunch). No Brennan family restaurant would be without its shrimp rémoulade; here the shrimp is seasoned with boiling spices and served with a cold, creamy sauce sweetened with Cognac. Consider as well the cochon de lait flatbread. Creole tradition rules in the dessert to target, a bananas Foster bread pudding. The extensive wine list is likely to provide an appropriate pairing with your meal selection, and the staff is well-educated as to the offerings. By the way, here's where you should enjoy pain perdu (New Orleans french toast) served with cane syrup for breakfast.