C&T’s “sophisticated faded” decor is marked by distressed plaster and brick walls, sparkly chandeliers, and a gleaming white marble bar top. There’s also a slim, sexy patio. But rum (that's the cane) is the star, constructed by some of New Orleans’s most revered craft cocktail revivalists with housemade ingredients and squeezed-to-order juice. They call it proto-tiki; we call it high-culture colonialism. The complex flavors may not be for everyone, so start with the Boss Colada. Small plates follow the Caribbean tide: Share the chicharones, but bogart the rum-drenched ribs. Love.