Nigerian-born owner Phiner Dike-Jelden sees it as her personal mission to nourish guests and educate them on ways to improve their health. Her restaurant boasts fresh, made-to-order “world cuisine,” while shunning fried foods, flour, dairy, soda and booze. Wonderful fruit and vegetable juices, interesting globally inspired dishes and a passionate owner make this bistro unique.
This smart seafood restaurant has built an enviable rep on its concise menu of straightforward dishes. These days, that includes Asian-themed items like tiger shrimp yakitori, pulled-pork-filled steamed buns, and ramen noodle bowls with braised pork belly. Come Mardi Gras season, Salmon Dave's is one of the best places to be. Full bar, extensive wine list.