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Bacchanal Hosts A Second Line For Chris Rudge This Sunday

And more dining news from around New Orleans.


BYWATER— Brett Anderson reports that Bacchanal will be closed for normal business this coming Sunday, March 22, as a second line for cofounder Chris Rudge, who died unexpectedly last Friday, is planned at 1 p.m. The second line starts at Bacchanal, heads to Crescent Park, where Rudge's ashes will be spread, then returns to Bacchanal for a party including potluck style foods from Dan Esses, NAthaniel Zimet and more plus live music.  []

MID CITY— Saints kicker Garrett Hartley will participate in Finn McCool's (3701 Banks) fifth annual St. Baldrick's Day block party this Saturday, March 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with all sorts of head-shaving action going on for charity.The event has collected almost $370,000 to date to combat pediatric cancer. [Eaterwire]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— Desi Vega's (628 St. Charles Avenue) has just launched happy hour. Every Tuesday-Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. ifind $5 Grey Goose and Crown Royal cocktails, $4 well drinks/imports, $3 domestics and select wines by the glass at $6 in the lounge area. Also avaiable: $1 meatball sliders. [Eaterwire]

Bacchanal Wine Bar

600 Poland Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117 (504) 948 9111

Finn McCool's Irish Pub

3701 Banks Street, , LA 70119 (504) 486-9080 Visit Website

Desi Vega's Steakhouse

1950 North Highway 190, , LA 70433 (985) 276-4994 Visit Website