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Hurricanes, anyone? Open daily, with a big Mardi Gras party slated for Feb. Details: Ramona St. The eatery is hosting a blues jam and Super Bowl party from noon to 7 p. Details: 91 S. Autumn St.
The historic Art Deco building played host to its final dinner on April 21, roughly 38 years after it began serving Cajun and Creole fare. The closure, preceded by many changes of ownership over the decades, places Elite Cafe on the wrong side of a trend that has grown more prominent recently: Louisiana food is quietly disappearing from San Francisco. Bayou closed last year, after a short run on Valencia Street. Shifting demographics and an increasingly volatile industry have hit this category of restaurant especially hard. The recipes take time to prepare, which means most Louisiana-inspired businesses are traditional sit-down concepts devoid of the increasingly popular counter-service touch. Meanwhile, Creole food is more refined, and when it comes to jambalaya and gumbo, the recipes highlight seafood and include tomatoes.