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.
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.