Our Kitchen


Our Kitchen

Rooted in the delightfully bold flavors and techniques of the Creole and Cajun kitchen's, we season our soul food with a good bit of Lowcountry swag and So-Cal culture. Every dish we serve is a result of our entire kitchen working together as a family. Our scratch cookery focuses on thoughtfully sourced sustainable ingredients, modern culinary technique and puttin' a whole lotta' love into everything we do. Whether getting eats with us at our neighborhood barroom Preux or our more formal dining room Proper, we truly hope that you'll dig our attention to detail when it comes to making food to satisfy your soul. 

We strive to source our food and product from sustainable companies operated with love, care and integrity. Currently, we're proudly sourcing from (and supporting) The Garden Of..., McGrath Family Farm, Peads & Barnetts, Weiser Family Farm, Dock to Dish, Rocky Canyon Farms, Sonoma County Poultry, Sunburst Trout Farms, Rancho Gordo, Anson Mills, Cypress Grove, Johnson County Country Hams, Mary's Free Range Poultry, North Country Smokehouse, Strauss Free Raised Grass Fed Beef, Central Milling, Chino Valley Ranchers, Hudson Valley Foie Gras and many more.


Proper Dining

Proper Dining

Proper—our upstairs dining room—offers an elegant gathering place for modern food and beverage. Our bistro seating, extensive dinner menu and craft cocktails embrace the illustrious characteristics of Uptown New Orleans. The next time you're craving southern hospitality in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, we hope you'll make reservations with us upstairs.  

SMOKED BEEF HEART PASTRAMI TOAST  |  rancho gordo domingo rojo beans, lemon, shaved trinity
GRILLED YELLOW SWEET CORN  |  pork cracklins, queso fresco, aleppo, smokey miso aioli
ROASTED JAPANESE EGGPLANT   |  shakshuka spice, walnut pralines, feta, chermoula, toasted brioche
MARINATED CAULIFLOWER ROMANESCO SALAD  |  celery heart, anaheim romesco, cajun dukkah
SPICY CAJUN ROASTED CARROTS  |  baby golden beets, coconut yogurt, toasted yellow eyed peas, okra leaf
BRAISED COLLARDS  |  lady edison country ham, chino valley egg, house fresno hot sauce
OGO CAESAR  |  monterey bay living seaweed, white anchovies, red mustard greens, parmigiano reggiano
BURRATA  |  house tasso ham, toasted benne seeds, muffuletta relish, grilled bread, mustard flowers
FRIED MISSISSIPPI CATFISH  |  buttermilk marinade, cornmeal crust, house pickles, celery salt, red remoulade
CHICKEN LIVER PATE  |  knob creek whiskey, bacon fat, house piccalilli relish, creole mustard seeds, baguette
HOUSE ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE  |  peads & barnetts pork, anson mills sea island red peas, marjoram, house gorditas
ARCTIC CHAR RILLETTES  |  smoked trout caviar, cast iron corn cake, kentucky sorghum, chive, meyer lemon crema
DUNGENESS CRAB HUSHPUPPIES  |  house bourbon barrel aged green hot sauce, boil spice, charred poblano butter
ROASTED BONE MARROW  |  horseradish chimichurri, creole remoulade, pickled red onions, grilled bread
CHICKEN FRIED PORK CHEEK  |  ancho bbq, pickled radish, refried red beans, pineapple verde, blue corn crumble
SQUASH BLOSSOM CHILE RELLENO  |  humboldt fog, christmas lima bean succotash, cornmeal crust, pumpkin seed mole
FULLY DRESSED PO’ BOY BURGER  |  strauss grassfed beef, fried willapa bay oysters, pop’s slaw, portuguese roll, fries
BLACK TIGER PRAWN GUMBO  |  okra, red laurel steeped rice, tobacco leeks, blackstrap worcestershire, grilled bread
CHARRED OCTOPUS  |  crispy weiser fingerlings, anchovy remoulade, mustard frills, blood orange mojo
BAKED ORECCHIETTE PASTA  |  louisiana crawfish, cabot sharp cheddar, jambalaya tomatoes, turbodog ale mornay
FRIED WHOLE GAME HEN  |  buttermilk biscuits, serrano jelly, grated nutmeg, crushed pecans, honeycomb
SMOKED PORTERHOUSE PORK CHOP  |  blistered shishito spoonbread, mama dip’s chow-chow, pork neck redeye jus
AUTUMN RABBIT  |  yam & ricotta gnocchi, toasted hazelnut, pecorino sardo, grilled long beans, pear chutney
DUCK & GRITS  |  liberty farms organic duck breast, truffled anson mills grits, foie gras butter, greens, huckleberry jus
COUNTRY CAPTAIN STYLE COLORADO LAMB SHANK  |  mint raita, pistachio baharat, pickled okra, crunchy chickpeas
36 HOUR PRIME BONELESS BEEF RIB  |  slow roasted yams, crispy parsnips, charred leeks, pickled maitakes, potlikker demi


PATE A CHOUX BEIGNETS  |  “bananas foster” dulce de leche

PATE A CHOUX BEIGNETS  |  “bananas foster” dulce de leche

KASSADY’S MAMA’S KEY LIME PIE secret recipe, served with whipped cream (limited availability) 


secret recipe, served with whipped cream (limited availability) 

SEASONAL COBBLER served a la mode with our homemade frozen custard


served a la mode with our homemade frozen custard


Neighborhood Barroom

Neighborhood Barroom


Preux—our first floor neighborhood barroom—offers laid back neighborhood vibes. Our open air frozen daiquiri bar, true grit soul food and warm hospitality channel the good times of the French Quarter. Whether popping in for Happy Hour with coworkers or sitting down for a casual dinner with friends, we hope our downstairs can become your home away from home.



CAST IRON CORNBREAD | kentucky sorghum, cracked white pepper, butter
BAKED MAC & CHEESE | scallions, turbodog ale, willow maid dry jack
TURKEY NECK GRAVY POUTINE | hand cut skin-on fries, burrata, rib rub, collards, cook out slaw
CREOLE ENTOMATADA TOSTADA SUPREME | pulled chicken, rojo beans, house masa, lime, queso
GRILLED YELLOW SWEET CORN | pork cracklins, queso fresco, aleppo, smokey miso aioli
BABY ICEBERG SALAD | heirloom tomaotoes, cured yolk, bacon ends, avocado-buttermilk dressing
FRIED MISSISSIPPI CATFISH | house pickles, celery salt, red remoulade
DUNGENESS CRAB HUSHPUPPIES | bourbon barrel green hot sauce, boil spice, poblano butter

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FRIED WILLAPA BAY OYSTERS | house louisiana red hot, creole mayo, pop’s slaw (fd) 
“PRINCE’S HOT” FRIED MISSISSIPPI CATFISH | nashville grease toss, red remoulade, cookout slaw (fd)
FRIED BLACK TIGER PRAWNS | old bay, chunky creole cocktail sauce, pop’s slaw (fd) 
FRIED CHICKEN | fresno-poblano buffalo sauce, avocado ranch, shaved red onion, pop’s slaw
FRENCH FRIES & GRAVY | bacon ends, collards, creole mayo, pop’s slaw (fd) 
CREOLE EGGPLANT PARM | jambalaya tomatoes, creole mayo, lettuce, ricotta, willow maid dry jack
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER | heirloom tomatoes, anaheim romesco, pickled maitakes, shaved trinity slaw


IT’S ALL GRAVY | house andouille, smoked mozz, slow cooked egg, country sausage gravy   
PRETTY TONY | squash blossoms, charred leeks, crispy country ham, tony’s pesto, parmigiano
BIG EASY | pulled chicken, black tiger prawns, smoked mozz, persillade, jambalaya tomatoes
SMOKE BOX KILLA | smoked pork shoulder, cheddar, red onion, paulie’s pomegranate-habanero bbq
CAJUN AL PASTOR | house tasso ham, queso fresco, ancho bbq, charred pineapple & tomatillo salsa
SKINNY GENE | kale, burrata, maitake mushrooms, pumpkin seed crumble, roasted garlic puree
*all pizza can be prepared vegetarian


GUMBO | black tiger prawns, okra, tobacco leeks
JAMBALAYA | pulled chicken. house tasso ham, garlic confit
ÉTOUFFÉE | louisiana crawfish, holy trinity, shellfish veloute
RED BEANS | house andouille, smoked beef ends, blackstrap molasses


Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch

{served from noon to 4pm}

CAST IRON CORNBREAD  |  kentucky sorghum, really good butter
BAKED MAC & CHEESE  |  orecchiette pasta, scallions, turbodog ale, cabot extra sharp cheddar
EVERYTHING BAGEL  |  smoked arctic char, cured yolk, heirloom tomato, pickled onion, meyer lemon crema
BRIOCHE PAIN PERDU  |  blackberries, vanilla ice cream, lemon verbena, mexican chocolate, chantilly cream
BRAISED COLLARDS  |  roasted pork shoulder, garlic confit, onion stock, house fresno hot sauce
CREOLE SHAKSHUKA  |  baked eggs, jambalaya tomatoes, eggplant, feta, scallion, toast
RED BEANS & RICE  |  house andouille sausage, sea island red peas, sunny side up egg, toast
PATE AÉ CHOUX BEIGNETS  |  “bananas foster” dulce de leche
BREAKFAST PIZZA  |  slow cooked egg, house andouille, sausage gravy, smoked mozz, biscuit crust
AVOCADO TOAST  |  beet greens, maitake mushrooms, charred leeks, toasted pumkin seeds, poached egg
BURGER & FRIES  |  grassfed beef, french toast bun, pimento cheese, house tasso, spicy ketchup, fried egg
FRIED CHICKEN & WAFFLES  |  mary’s chicken breast, buttermilk cornbread waffle, honey, pecans, butter
SHRIMP & GRITS  |  black tiger prawns, anson mills grits, fish bone cream sauce, toast
SQUASH BLOSSOM CHILE RELLENO  |  sunny side egg, humboldt fog, christmas lima bean succotash, pumpkin seed mole
CRAWFISH ÉTOUFFÉE  |  louisiana crawfish, bay laurel steeped rice, shellfish veloute, toast
SMOKED PORTERHOUSE PORK CHOP  |  two eggs any style, cajun fingerling potatoes, porkneck redeye jus, toast


Happy Hour

Happy Hour


Whether it's an after-work jaunt with co-workers or out you're out for a night on the town, we’re certain that we got what you need to have a proper happy hour. We've got soulful tunes streaming through the speakers, a cool breeze thanks to our open air layout, a spacious patio and some of the best deals in DTLA, you’ll quickly lose yourself in the moment.