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LA23 BBQ Opens, Sukho Thai's Green Additions, More

BELLE CHASSE— An Eater Tipster reports that new barbecue joint LA23 BBQ is now open at 9661 Belle Chasse Highway (HWY 23) for all you smoked brisket aficionados out there. The early Yelp reviews are on the positive side, and you can find the menu online right here. Phone number is (504) 657-3693. Call before heading out, as Eater hasn't confirmed hours at this time. [EaterWire]

MARIGNY/UPTOWN— Sukho Thai is celebrating their 10th anniversary the responsible way, by implementing a sustainability campaign via recycling, composting, installing LEDs, eliminating styrofoam, and the addition of a new on site organic garden. The restaurant is also rolling out new menu items at both locations, and you can check out their Twitter and Facebook feeds for discounts/giveaways and all sorts of anniversary deals. [EaterWire]

UPTOWN— While Frankie & Johnny's is set to reopen under new ownership next week, Todd A. Price reports that the jukebox ain't dere no more. A New Orleans ex-pat purchased it and had it shipped to Massachusetts when the restaurant closed earlier this year: "It arrived at his home loaded with the records that had played hundreds of times at Frankie & Johnny's. Only a few broke on the way to the Northeast." [NOLA.com]

ARNAUDVILLE— Cheramie Sonnier reports that Bayou Teche Brewing is partnering with French brewery Brasserie La Bambelle for collaboration brew called Bayoust: "Bayou Teche Brewing's Gar Hatcher, with Louis Michot as a translator, used Skype to coordinate the recipe with the French brewer." [Advocate]

[Photo: LA23 BBQ/Facebook]

Sukho Thai Restaurant

1913 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 504-948-9309

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