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Galatoire's Auction Switcheroo, King Cake Mania, More

NOLA— Todd A. Price reports that famed pastry chef/author of the The Art of French Pastries Jacquy Pfeiffer will be in town this weekend, discussing his book and doing a series of free demonstrations at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel (921 Canal St.) on Saturday, February 1, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., and at Sucré (3025 Magazine) on Sunday, February 2, from 12 to 2 p.m. Maple Street bookstore will also have a signing event on Monday, February 3. []

NOLA— Megan Braden-Perry reports on king cake flavored goodies around town for the truly obsessed, including Creole Creamery's king cake dough ice cream, Krewe Du Brew's king cake lattes, Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar king cake shots, Sucre's Mardi Gras macarons, and many more. [Gambit]

QUARTER— Galatoire's has rescheduled their annual Mardi Gras table auction from this evening to Monday, February 3, at 6 p.m. due to sneauxmaggedon. The restaurant is open today, however. [Eaterwire]

CENTRAL CITY— This Friday, chef Ryan Hughes will bring an Asian theme to Purloo with a Lunar New Year dinner, featuring five courses for $52 or $75 with wine pairings, and a menu inspired by Chinese and Veitnamese cuisine, including Tamarind roasted Swordfish and a Vietnamese charcuterie plate. Plus, a specialty sake/absinthe/midori cocktail called Green Fairy on Horseback. Dang. Reservations call/text (504) 430-1840. [Eaterwire]

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