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John Currence. Poppy Tooker Booksignings, And More

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT? Next Wednesday, November 6, The Idea Village hosts a special event featuring native son and James Beard award winning chef John Currence at the CAC. Currence will share 'Tastes & Tales' from his new book Pickles, Pigs, & Whiskey from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the CAC (includes happy hour/booksigning). Tickets (get them here) include a free copy of the book. [Eaterwire]

JEFFERSON PARISH? New Orleans area Shoney's will be offering FREE All-American cheeseburgers to Vets and Active Duty this Veteran's Day (November 11). Shoney's has locations in Gretna at 420 Westbank Expressway and at 2401 Clearview Pkwy/NO in Metairie. [Eaterwire]

NOLA? Robert Peyton has the details on Poppy Tooker's upcoming booksignings? for her new book Louisiana Eats: The People, The Food, and Their Stories: "At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, Poppy will be at the Jefferson Parish Library (4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie). From 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, she'll be at Pitot House (1440 Moss St.). If you miss those, you can catch her from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Chickie Wah Wah." [HautePlates]

Flyer courtesy of The Idea Village