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LA Gumbo Fest Postponed, Craft Beer Week, More

ESPLANADE RIDGE— Dinner With Degas returns to the Degas House (2306 Esplanade) on Tuesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. with a menu prepared from Lafcadio Hearn's The Creole Cookbook by Grill Room sous chef David Barbeau, including fricassee of crab, roasted duck and more. $78/person includes an absinthe cocktail. No corkage fee for BYOB. (504) 821-5009 to reserve a seat. [Eaterwire]

'BAMA— Looks like the L.A. Gumbo Fest scheduled for this weekend in Orange Beach, Alabama has been postponed due to crappy weather. The event is put together by chef John Folse and Alabama restaurateur/football great Bob Baumhower with events including a celebrity gumbo cook-off, "World's Largest Seafood Gumbo," and more. No word on rescheduling. Online here. [EaterWire]

NOLA— "I hadn't spent a lot of time in New Orleans before we filmed, but it has become one of my favorite cities. And the music is incredible on Frenchmen Street." —Jon Favreau on his time spent filming Chef in town. [CNTraveler]

METAIRIE— Semolina (4436 Vets in Clearview Mall) will be giving out $10 gift cards to moms on Mother's Day for use on a future visit. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Todd Price reports that American Craft Beer Week returns to New Orleans this Sunday, May 11-May 17 with tons of events at The Avenue Pub, The Bulldog, and more. [NOLA.com]
Degas House [Photo: Facebook]

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