BYWATER: Wyatt Lowrey is in as the new bar manager at Booty's Street Food. The bar is currently pairing with Meltdown Popsicles to create weekly margaritas with mini-popsicles in them. The first one features a satsuma-cardamom Meldown ice pop, tequila, vanilla cane syrup, citrus and cherry Heering. New flavors will debut every Monday. [Eaterwire]
WAREHOUSE DISTRICT: Booze whisperer Elizabeth Pearce checks out Carmo's array of exotic cocktails this week, including the Caiparinha and the Batida, "the winner for the night... This luscious combination of fresh coconut milk and rum, thickened with peanut butter, was described by bar manager Drew Kurzwel as 'crack,' and my date and I playfully bickered over whether we were each getting our fair share." [Advocate]
NOLA: Ian McNulty reports of a new duo of for-hire lady oyster shuckers Two Girls One Shuck, noting "for the past year, they've been offering oyster catering services at events around New Orleans and in the process treading a new path across what has heretofore been very much a man's game." [Advocate]
LGD: Polly Watts talks Avenue Pub's bourbon selection in a video for Nola.com this week. [NOLA.com]
CENTRAL CITY: Sarah Baird reports that construction for upcoming OCH food court Roux Carré is launching next week: "A project of Good Work Network, Roux Carré is an outdoor food court focusing on African-American, Caribbean and Latin American traditions with culinary offerings and performances. The space will be located at 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., and feature six enclosed vendor stalls, a commercial kitchen, covered outdoor seating, a cooking demonstration area and a performance stage." [Gambit]
LGD: Todd Price reports five things to know about Courtyard Brewery, the nanobrewery now open at 1020 Erato.