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Discrawl Hits Freret, Antoine's Legacy, And More

NOLA— The city has only issued 51 of 100 food truck permits, which means there's room for more, Todd Price reports. Also of importance: there's a truck out there called Johnny's Jamaican. []

FRERET— Anne Berry reports that Dishcrawl, a roving restaurant tour, will be on Freret Street on Wednesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Participants learn which three restaurants they will visit on the night of the event. Diners will sample apps/entrees at each stop, plus dessert at the tour's end. $45/person includes food (drinks separate). Sign up right here. [Gambit]

MID CITY— Local distillers Atelier Vie picked up four medals from the American Distilling Institute's 8th Annual Judging of Craft Spirits. Euphrosine Gin #9 won a gold medal and Best of Category. Toulouse Green also won gold, while Toulouse Red nabbed a silver, and Riz a bronze. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— This article about what it's like to grow up in a restaurant family, explains " why down in Louisiana so many eyes are on Casie Blount," who is 23 years old: "Next year, her family's French Quarter restaurant Antoine's celebrates its 175th anniversary. And if she doesn't take the reigns when her father Rick and grandmother Yvonne step down, it's possible that no one will." [MADfeed]

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