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Half Shell Halfway To Boozeville, Cafe 821's Croissants Impress, More

The CPC has approved Half Shell Oyster Bar for booze, CBD French newcomer Cafe 821 continues to impress, and more dining news.

Cafe 821
Cafe 821

MARIGNY: Alex Woodward reports that former garbage czar Sidney Torres and his neighbor Buffa's will meet once again in court on October 21, following a 60-day arrangement made earlier this summer in which Buffa's agreed to address sound/live music issues that Torres claims exceed the city's sound ordinance. [Gambit]

FAUBOURG ST. JOHN: Robert Morris reports that the City Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs up for The Half Shell Oyster Bar to sell booze this week. The restaurant will now head before City Council. [MidCityMessenger]

CBD: Sarah Baird reports that Baronne Street newcomer Cafe 821 is "attracting a number of loyal followers, wooed by artful cafe au laits and delicate croissants." Plus an expanded lunch menu featuring light French fare, or more sinful croque madames and 'Frenchy' mac and cheese. [Gambit]

QUARTER: If you're looking for crazy fresh chef-sourced seafood this weekend, Tenney Flynn of GW Fins (808 Bienville) is out spearing the helk out of some invasive lionfish today and will be serving ceviche and a curry dish out of his bounty tonight and Saturday. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN: Salu (3226 Magazine) is doing a  pig roast on Saturday, October 25. $5 cochon de lait sandwich, beer specials, and even live music. Feasting begins at 11:30 a.m. [Eaterwire]