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The Big Cheezy is No Joke; 1,000 Figs Gets Booze Approval

Plus, Crawfest 2015 takes over Tulane University this weekend.


MID CITY— Newly opened grilled cheese emporium The Big Cheezy amazes Todd Price this week with its whimsy and selection of 'solid' sandwiches including The Mac n Cheezy: "Filled with bacon macaroni and cheese" though it's "more tasty than decadent." []

UPTOWN— Crawfest 2015 takes over Tulane University on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with 20k pounds of boiled crawfish and 11 vendors on hand including Boucherie and Fat Falafel. $10/person, or free for Tulane students. []

MID CITY— The CPC has approved falafel fave 1,000 Figs and upcoming grilled cheese pot Melt to serve booze. [MidCityMessenger]