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310 Chartres St. (Bienville St.) Send to Phone
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Upscale Louisiana street food in the French Quarter.
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SoBou Restaurant Review

: Combining two trends --- the gastropub concept and the craft cocktail craze --- SoBou (South of Bourbon) in the heart of the French Quarter is a chic, strictly twenty-first-century restaurant and lounge from the Brennan family that owns Commander’s Palace. SoBou calls its cuisine "Louisiana Street Food," meaning crispy oyster tacos, shrimp-and-tasso pinchos, lamb lollipops and sweet potato beignets, boudin balls, yellowfin tuna cones and a foie gras burger. The restaurant's interior has been totally refashioned from the former Italian place that occupied the space, with an architectural emphasis on the bar, which serves concoctions with fancy names such as the “Commander's Palace Cha Cha” and the “Pink Elephant Parade.” Although the small plates are nicely priced, you're likely to spend more than you think by the time you leave, because the dishes are indeed quite small. On the extensive wine list, a number of Spanish selections complement the Creole- and Caribbean-spiced foods. Be sure to ask about the cherries jubilee white chocolate bread pudding for dessert.

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