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Fair Ground's Infield Fest; Crawfish Shortage for Easter

MID CITY? This Saturday, March 30, The Fair Grounds Race Course the inaugural Infield Festival during the 100th running of the Louisiana Derby, reports Chris Waddington. There will be 17 food trucks on teh infield and live performances from Cowboy Mouth and Flow Tribe. Gates open at 10:30, tix are $25. []

CBD? Rio Mar owner Nick Bazan has invited Miles Prescott to become his business partner/co-owner of the CBD restaurant. Prescott is also the new Executive Chef of Rio Mar. [Eaterwire]

FAT CITY? In other Food Truck news, Drew Broach reports that "Fat City backers are organizing a food truck festival in Metairie's former nightlife district. Plans call for holding it the night of April 15." []

NOLA? NoDef reports that the unseasonably cold weather has caused a crawfish shortage for this Easter weekend. "I would suggest them ordering crawfish early for this weekend," says Big Fisherman owner Henry Poynot. "I think most people are going to stop taking orders and eventually sell out." [NOLADefender]

The Big Fisherman on Magazine [Photo: Facebook]

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