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The Struggle to Eat Local, Gemelli's Returns, More

NOLA? The Gambit's Alejandro De Los Rios is documenting his ups and downs of trying to eat only locally-sourced foods during the 30 Day Eat Local Challenge, and in his latest entry writes, "anyone participating in the challenge knows that it's less about making sure everything you eat is local and more about just changing your mindset as a consumer." [Gambit]

UPTOWN? Gemelli's, the Italian pop-up at Lilette, returns on Monday June 24th at 6:30p.m. Lilette's sous chef Edward Charles offers a four course family-style Italian meal with fancypants dishes including fried sardines and steamed claims for $60/person, including wine but not tip. Cash only. Call (504)432-1380 for reservations. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER? Every Friday in June, from 9 to 11 a.m., the Sheraton (500 Canal Street) is offering housemade beignets at their Roux Bistro restaurant for $5, with 50% of the proceeds going to the Salvation Army. Starts this Friday, June 7. [Eaterwire]

Roux Bistro at the Sheraton New Orleans [Photo: Official Website]


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