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Gingrich Dines at Galatoire's, Upcoming Food Events

Champions Square, home of next weekend's New Orleans International beer Festival. [Photo: <a href="http://www.frenchquartercondotrends.com/?p=1562">French Quarter Condo Trends</a>[
Champions Square, home of next weekend's New Orleans International beer Festival. [Photo: French Quarter Condo Trends[

POLITICKING? Political guy and presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is in town today, holding a $1,000 a head fundraiser this afternoon at Galatoire's. Later in the afternoon he was at Ye Olde College Inn, an appearance that NoDef liveblogged. [TP, NoDef]

RICH PEOPLE THINGS? Speaking of the Grand Dame of New Orleans Restaurants, Galatoire's is hosting a wine with the CEO of the Riedel stemware company on Monday, April 9 from 6-8PM. Tickets are $100, and guests get to take home a set of glasses. Reservations can be made on Galatoire's website. [EaterWire]

EVENT PLANNING? Ian McNulty at the Gambit uses their blog to give a round up of the upcoming food events in town. And there are a lot of them beyond the ones Eater has mentioned. Of note are the New Orleans International Beer Festival in Champions Square, the Roadfood Festival and the Taste of the Lake in Lakeview. Click through for more. [Gambit]

Galatoire's

209 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 504 525 2021

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