Seared Sea Scallops, Bacon, Wild Rice @ Orleans Grapevine
The Grapevine looks more like a wine bar than a full-fledged restaurant, but that is pure illusion. The menu is not only comprehensive but extensive and ambitious. Among the better dishes is a trio of enormous sea scallops, wrapped with straps of Nueske’s famous bacon, and set atop wild rice. The rice adds something new and fine to these nice, meaty bivalves.
Orleans Grapevine. French Quarter: 720 Orleans. 504-523-1930.
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