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Bastille Day Approaches, Gambit's Top Bars, More

ALGIERS— Booze whisperer Laura McKnight reports that Carousel Bar's longtime bar man/author Marvin Allen will discuss and sign copies of his new book Magic in a Shaker: A Year of Spirited Libations at 6:30 p.m. July 8 at the Hubbell Memorial Branch Library (725 Pelican Ave.). The event is free. []

WESTBANK— Want a bowl of noodles for breakfast? Head to Lin's (3715 Westbank Expwy), where the morning crowd 'eats mostly soup,' according to GM Jimmy Giang. [Gambit]

NOLA— Bastille Day is coming up (July 14) and NolaVie already has a list of festivities happening around town including Faubourg St. John's block party and a picnic at Washington Square. [NolaVie]

NOLA— Here's the Gambit's top 100+ bars in New Orleans, featuring sub-categories like craft cocktails, new and notable, and 'walk of shame bars' (ie. Kajun's, Ms. Mae's, The Saint). Also, a map of the bars. [Gambit]

FAT CITY— Kanno California Sushi Bar will be moving from its current location to a nearby space formerly occupied by Don Fortunato's Pizza later this year. Their current building is owned by Drago's Cvitanovich family, who are considering other plans for the location "which include using it for parking." [CityBus, sub req]

Faubourg St. John Bastille Day blockparty [Photo: -ENOLA- ]