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Previewing The Eat Local Challenge; Summer Festivals Abound

Plus, Brett Anderson on how the Huck Finn's racist receipt really hurts New Orleans.

Good times at Tales of the Cocktail, a must-attend summer event.
Good times at Tales of the Cocktail, a must-attend summer event.
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NOLA— This week Brett Anderson argues that the disgusting Huck Finn's racial slur receipt has done irreparable damage to New Orleans as a whole: "Hospitality professionals shoulder unofficial but very real and consequential ambassadorial responsibilities. In no region of the United States is this more true than in New Orleans." [NOLA.com]

NOLA— Ian McNulty previews the month-long Eat Local Challenge, which kicks off tomorrow night, May 30, with a party at the Zeitgest from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Other events include a bycatch happy hour at Carmo on June 4, the OCH Local Food Fest on June 6, and much more. [Advocate]

NOLA— This week listicle pro Scott Gold brings you the 8 best nightclubs in town, including Saturn Bar and The Republic, plus 21 things you should do in town this summer including the Tales of the Cocktail, Summer Wine Fest, Bastille Day and more. [Thrillist]

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