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A Guide To Lousiana's Craft Brewers; Cajun Brewing Opens in Lafayette

Plus, plywood reports from Fogo de Chao and Deutsches Haus.

A tasting at the NOLA Brewing Taproom
A tasting at the NOLA Brewing Taproom

QUARTER— More on previously announced Dallas-based Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao that's heading to the J.W. Marriot this winter, via Ian McNulty: "Using a fixed price service format called rodizio, customers can eat their fill of various spit-roasted meats that waiters whisk around the dining room, with a buffet for sides, salads and other dishes."  [Advocate]

LOUISIANA— Cajun Brewing has officially opened in Lafayette, with plans to launch a tasting/tap room in 2016. Also, here's a handy little guide to the 16 other great craft breweries in Louisiana. [Gambit, Advocate]

MID CITY— Alicia Serrano reports that Deutsches Haus has a new exec director Theresa Crosby, who says the new location at 1700 Moss Street is still on track for 2017 so long as fundraising goals are met, starting with Oktoberfest, which kicks off October 9 in Kenner. [MidCityMessenger]

NEW ORLEANS EAST— An 18-year-old and a juvenile that were arrested in a raid stemming from leads generated by the armed restaurant robberies at Patois, Atchafalaya and Monkey Hill Bar are not actually considered suspects. [, Advocate]

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