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Andrew Zimmern in Baton Rouge, Food Trucks at Tonight's Starlight Racing and More

TREME?In addition to being called Epiphany, King's Day or Twelfth Night, from now on January 6 will also be known as Big Chief Tootie Montana Day, after the Mardi Gras Indian chief who died in the City Council Chambers in 2005. The City Council approved this commemoration yesterday, and marked it with a wreath-laying ceremony this afternoon. [Gambit]

BATON ROUGE?Consumer of "bizarre foods" and maker of silly faces Andrew Zimmern will be in Baton Rouge on January 25 to film the MSN show Appetite for Life. The filming is open to the public and will likely feature many of Baton Rouge's food trucks. [GBR Business Report]

CBD?Archie Manning's restaurant on Fulton Street, Mannings, is now slated to open January 19. [Twitter]

FAIR GROUNDS?Tonight marks the return of the Fair Grounds' Starlight Racing, featuring two prominent food trucks in Fry Bar and Fork in the Road. It all starts at 5, but will last until the last race ends, at around 9PM. Tonight's theme is "Dress to Impress." [NoDef]

[Photo: Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots]


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