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Defending the Uptowner; Galatoire's Taste of NFL

UPTOWN? "I hope the Uptowner's awful noisy neighbors wind up in a hell that is nothing but package liquor stores and parking lots and no left turn signs with intermittent S&WB roadwork blocking every intersection. Real restaurants bring quality of life to neighborhoods." An Anonymous Commenter on Greg Sonnier's Permit/Zoning dramas. [EaterWire]

FRENCH QUARTER? Tonight is Galatoire's Taste of the NFL dinner to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. You can check out a menu previewhere. Tickets are $95 per guest, which includes tax and tip. Call 504.525.2021 for info/reservations. []

EVERYWHERE? Kim Ranjbar channels her inner trick or treater this month, reviewing desserts inspired by candy bars, including Patois' "Snickers" and Sobou's "Chocolate Coma bar." Though it's Root's "Yorkie" dessert? a "house made chocolate-covered peppermint patty served with a scoop of mint chocolate chip ice cream in a bowl filled with coco puffs and minted milk."? that sounds like the best tooth-rotter. [WhereYat]

Inside Root [Photo: Nikki Mayeux]


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