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City Approves Bayou Wine Garden, Square Root's Best New Restaurant Nod

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Root Squared at Square Root
Root Squared at Square Root

MID CITY: City Council has approved plans for the Bayou Beer Garden's neighboring expansion Bayou Wine Garden (315 N. Rendon), which will bring wine, cheese and more to the Bayou St. John area in 2015. [MidCityMessenger]

QUARTER: Ninth Ward native and longtime bartender Forrest 'Trees' Matherne has passed away at the age of 66. Matherne spent time behind the bars at Tujagues, Antoine's, Harry's Corner and more recently, Iggy's. [NoDef]

LGD: From the land of year-end listicles, Square Root has been named one of the top twenty-one best new restaurants by Thrillist. [Thrillist]

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