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Besh Names Favorites; Serendipity Opening Soon

BESH'S BEST?John Besh just contributed a guide to New Orleans for GQ featuring all the places he likes to buy fishing gear and a few places he likes to dine. Making the cut: Satsuma, Galatoire's, Hansen's Sno-Bliz, and Bon Ton Cafe's crabmeat au gratin. [GQ]

POP UP WIRE?Hoof & Cleaver will run the kitchen at the Rusty Nail, on Friday, August 24. Menu selections include chicken confit sliders and the “Viet Dog,” which won 2nd place in the 2012 Hogs for a Cause “Porkpourri” category. [Nola.com]

PLYWOOD REPORT?Chris Debarr's new operation at the American Can building in Mid City, Serendipity, is slated to open by the weekend. Anne Berry of Where Y'at got the scoop on the menu: "Fans of Debarr will be happy to see his golden beet ravioli and the sultry sultan's nest dessert (shredded phyllo anchored with honey, topped with pistachio gelato)." [WhereYat]

HANGOVER OBSERVATIONS? Anna Shults of NolaVie describes Saturday's NOLA Daiq Fest: "With lines stretching across the lot, thirsty patrons braved the light rain and hair-curling humidity to get hand-shaken and frozen daiquiris. And for the record: the hangover was totally worth it." [NolaVie]

Bon Ton Cafe[Photo: Official Website]

Galatoire's

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

Serendipity

3800 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans, LA LA Visit Website

Satsuma

8003 Norfolk Avenue, , MD 20814 (301) 652-1400 Visit Website

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