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More Kebab Love, New Orleans' Big Cheese, And More

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NOLA— Booze whisperer Laura McKnight reports that Atelier Vie will be in "local supermarkets and wine shops to offer samples of the distillery's award-winning Toulouse Red and Toulouse Green absinthes and Euphrosine Gin #9, among other creations." Schedule here. []

ST. CLAUDE AVE— NoDef's Anna Gaca reports that newcomer Kebab "makes seriously good falafel... A falafel hater could be reformed here." [NolaDefender]

UPTOWN— St. James Cheese Company is rocking a spot on Travel & Leisure's best cheese shops in America, and if you're wondering about their name, it's inspired by Paxton & Whitfield, the legendary cheese shop that Danielle and Richard Sutton once worked at in the St. James neighborhood of London. []

WESTBANK— Scott Gold discusses the best Ramen brands at Hong Kong supermarket and also his love of Noodle & Pie this week. [NolaVie]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— Put in your pre-dental-work Ginger Baker grill and smile, The Circle Bar (1032 St. Charles Ave) hosts the New Orleans Air Drumming Championships tomorrow, August 9, at 10 p.m. Competitors will performs songs by AC/DC, The Who, The Police and more that your some nerd will likely ruining by loudly listing off all the Ginger Baker facts he/she has learned from Drummerworld. $5 cover. [Gambit]

St James Cheese Co. [Photo: Yelp/Julia S.]

St. James Cheese Company

5004 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70115 504 899 4737 Visit Website


2315 Saint Claude Avenue, , LA 70117 (504) 383-4328 Visit Website