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Mussel Man Tom Fitzmorris, Miley Eats at District, More

NOLA— This week T-Fitz brings you "the dozen restaurants where I have enjoyed eating mussels most" including Rue 127, Lilette, Toups' Meatery and more. His tip for ordering: "Never accept less than a dozen as an appetizer or less than two dozen for an entree. Four dozen sounds even better," as does a side of gout medication. [CityBusiness, subscription required]

LGD— Owner of these fugly jean shorts Miley Cyrus ate at District Donuts yesterday. That's presumably before her tour bus caught on fire. [Twitter]

FRENCHMEN— Keith Spera reports that the soon-to-open Dat Dog, and the upcoming three-storied construction project at 520 Frenchmen— which includes a ground floor restaurant/bar space with table seating and a small stage, a courtyard, and a second floor restaurant overflow space/events space, as well as apartments— is changing Frenchmen's landscape. []

QUARTER— The totally free NOLA Food Fest returns to the French Market on the weekend of March 29-30 with tons of roadfood for purchase and live entertainment. A beignet eating contest, which pits New Orleans and Jefferson Parish firefighters against each other, is scheduled for Sunday, March 30, at 12:30 p.m. This year a fundraiser/opening soiree "America's Hometown Sweets," will benefit Cafe Reconcile at $50/ticket. More info on all events right here. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Todd A. Price reports that "It's still possible, while attending the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival (March 19-23) to dine at restaurants where the playwright was a regular, such as Marti's, Arnaud's or Galatoire's." []

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3637 Magazine Street, , LA 70115 (504) 895-1636 Visit Website

Rue 127

127 North Carrollton Avenue, , LA 70119 (504) 483-1571 Visit Website

Arnaud's Restaurant

813 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 866 230 8895 Visit Website

Toups Meatery

845 North Carrollton Avenue, , LA 70119 (504) 252-4999 Visit Website


616 Saint Peter, , LA 70116 (504) 934-3463 Visit Website