First, try the delicious COOLinary menu at Apolline on Magazine Street. Known for their popular weekend brunch, their menu of Panned Veal Medallions and Fresh Gulf Fish will hit all the right spots. Visit their website for reservations and more information. 4729 Magazine St., 504-894-8881, apollinerestaurant.com.
Next, visit Chef Nina Compton's Compere Lapin in the Old No. 77 Hotel in the Warehouse District. Their COOLinary dinner menu will be offered Wednesday-Saturday. Highlights include Whipped Ricotta, Snapper, and Sweet Potato Ice Cream. 535 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-599-2119, comperelapin.com.
To enjoy Israeli food with a local twist, stop by Shaya in Uptown. For the first course of their COOLinary menu, patrons can choose between the popular Cauliflower or Lamb Hummus. If you go for dinner, leave room for the Seasonal Sorbet dessert. 4213 Magazine St., 504-891-4213, shayarestaurant.com.
In the CBD, MayPop features a COOLinary menu for both lunch and dinner. Their Southeast Asian cuisine is blended with Louisiana flavors. This is reflected in plenty of their dishes, including the Roasted Eggplant & Hot Sausage Spaghetti. 611 O'Keefe Ave., 504-518-6345, maypoprestaurant.com.
Next, visit the Warehouse District for mouthwatering COOLinary options from Annunciation. Enjoy course options that include their Gulf Fish Capri and Escargot Bordelaise. You'll appreciate their wine list and luxurious atmosphere. 1016 Annunciation St., 504-568-0245, annunciationrestaurant.com.
Lastly, stop by Josephine Estelle inside the Ace Hotel for a seasonal, craft-centric Italian dinner inspired by Southern flavors. The Fried Brussels Sprouts Salad and JE Meatballs are only some of the delicious options included on the COOLinary menu. 600 Carondelet St., 504-930-3070, josephineestelle.com.