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Treme Premiere Set, SFA Symposium Details Announced

Outside the Joint's new location.
Outside the Joint's new location.
Photo: Nikki Mayeux

WEEK IN REVIEWS?Blogger Peter Thriffiley Jr gives a par/birdie rating to The Joint, the barbecue spot in the Bywater: "As much as I love the charm of the original location, the Joint has successfully transported the ramshackle feel to a larger and (most importantly) more air conditioned building at the corner of Mazant and Royal." [Blackened Out]

FOOD TV?The third season of Treme, David Simon's HBO show about all things New Orleans,?which boasts Anthony Bourdain among its stable of writers?will premiere September 23. [NoDef]

WEEK IN REVIEWS?In this week's CityBusiness, Tom Fitzmorris files a review of Tamarind, writing: "It’s better than I expected and shows no sign of contrivance." [CB, subscription required]

EVENTSWIRE?This year's version of the Southern Foodways Alliance's annual Symposium will be October 19-21, just a couple hours north in Oxford, Miss. The theme this year is "Barbecue: An Exploration of Pitmasters, Places, Smoke, and Sauce." There's even a cartoon for it. [-E-]


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