CBD? Brendon Felder of Le Foret and Chuck Subra of JW Marriott have also been added to The Benefit for Chef Quan Tran on December 17. Chef Tran has been battling stomach cancer since March. Read about the benefit and how you can help. [EaterWire]
OLD METAIRIE? Vega Tapas' Chef/Owner Glen Hogh will host a special wine dinner on Friday, November 30 beginning at 6:30pm featuring 16 tapas courses in honor of the restauran'ts 16 years of business. Courses will be paired with wine by local winemaker James Moises. The "Then & Now" Birthday Bash will also feature Vega's original chef/owner Alison Vega as guest chef. Cost is $80/person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations/info at (504) 836-2007.
EVERYWHERE? Hopefully you've fully recovered from Oak Street Po Boy Fest because the Gambit listicle makers are coming at you this week with five places to get fried shrimp po-boys: Avery's (mmm buffalo sauce and blue cheese), Crabby Jack's, Danny and Bonnie's, Parasol's "firecracker" version (with butter, hot sauce butter and garlic), and Zimmer's. [Gambit]
Parasol's [Photo: Yelp/Kevin B.]