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Where To Get Cider in NOLA; Coquette's Tuesday Dinner Steal

Plus, Dickie Brennan's goes local, the Black Widow takes down local oyster eating competition and more.

Grab a pint of cider this summer at Courtyard Brewery.
Grab a pint of cider this summer at Courtyard Brewery.

QUARTER— Despite some seriously inclement weather this weekend, the Oyster Fest still threw down on the riverfront, with world famous eating contestant Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas taking down the oyster eating competition. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— This Wednesday, June 3, Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse holds an Eat Local Challenge dinner  at 6:30 p.m. $45 gets you a dinner sourced from within 200 miles of Nola, including Two Run Farms lamb ribs, a cocktail and more. Reservations at (504) 522-2467.[Eaterwire]

NOLA— Booze whisperer Laura McKnight reports that this weekend's upcoming New Orleans International Beer Festival (June 6) will boast a cider garden. Cider fans can also find choice brews in town at Stein's, Bulldog, Courtyard Brewery, The Avenue Pub and elsewhere right now. []

QUARTER— The Omni Royal has a new poolside menu, with food and drinks inspired by all things honey. [Eaterwire]

GARDEN DISTRICT— Every Tuesday this summer, Coquette is hosting five-course prix fixe dinners for a steal at just $45/person, Todd Price reports. []