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Midway's Pizza For Peace, NOCCA's Boxcar, And More

FRERET— Tomorrow, January 22, bring the family to The Midway (4725 Freret) for a good cause, Pizza For Peace, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. with 20% of pre-tax sales benefiting the SilenceisViolence "peace clinics," which are art-based youth intervention programs. [Eaterwire]

CENTRAL CITY— Underground speakeasy Dash And Pony will do a country western pop up on February 9 featuring a musical guest/chef from Nashville. Co-founder Ali Mills will do cocktails alongside mixologist Jeff Schwartz, but if you want to know the secret location better find that friend of a friend who knows. []

MARIGNY/BYWATER— Todd Price reports that NOCCA is getting ready to roll out their new food truck, Boxcar, in the coming weeks. The menu is being created by a NOCCA alum, and culinary students will have the chance to work aboard the truck after school hours. Look for it parked at Press Street Gardens. []

NOLA— Booze whisperer Laura McKnight has the low down on a bunch of industry news this week, including DJ Soul Sister and Other Bar's new fundraising series called Good Spirits NOLA, Tivoli & Lee's whiskey pairing dinner this Thursday, January 23 at 5 p.m. (a steal at $65/person) and more. []

FRERET— Behold the bivalve porn and even more bivalve porn from the first annual Freret Oyster Jam, which drew some crowds to Freret on Sunday. [, NoDef]

The Midway [Photo: Nikki Mayeux]


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