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Bagels on Freret, Captain Tips, Edible Books, And More

NOLA— Brett Anderson notes that Food & Wine'sBest New Chefs has failed to include a New Orleans chef in its 2014 class: "The last New Orleans chef to land a Best New Chef nod was Sue Zemanick back in 2008." Anderson then lists "the beginnings" of his own Best New Chef dream team: Justin Devillier, Mike Stoltzfus, Alon Shaya, Rebecca Wilcomb, and Isaac Toups. []

LAFAYETTE— Todd A. Price reports that a mystery tipper Captain Tips has been leaving large (but not, like, Tips For Jesus large) gratuity at restaurants and posting the receipts to a Captain_Tips instagram account (kind of like, erm, Tips For Jesus) Discuss. []

FRERET— Shhh... you can get bagels tomorrow morning at Humble Bagel (4716 Freret) because they have TEMPORARY OPENING HOURS, including tomorrow and Sunday from 7 to 11 a.m., and all day Saturday for Freret Street Festival. Stay tuned for official hours. [Facebook]

CITY PARK— Cafe NOMA hosts a FREE Edible Book Day demo and contest tomorrow at 5:30p.m. Pastry chef Brett Gauthier will make a 3D Cake, and members of the community can bring in their own cake inspired by a book for the competition. Categories: Funniest/Punniest, Best Visual Presentation, Most Like a Book, Most Creative, Professional. Register/get more info here. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak will celebrate one year in on April 22 at 7 p.m. with a a five-course wine dinner featuring the steakhouse's finest from chef Michael Sichel. $100/person. Reservations at at (504) 525-6022. [Eaterwire]

MID CITY— Felipe's (411-1 N. Carrolton) kicks off their "Partio on the Patio", tomorrow, April 4, with live music, a big screen, and $5 rox margs planned every Friday until 9 p.m. On Sunday, they also launch a "Yappy Hour" from 2 to 8 p.m. with $1 of every marg/sangria sold going to the LASPCA. [Eaterwire]

Cafe NOMA [Photo: NOMA]