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The Mississippi Craft Beer Boom; Walk On's Heads To Shreveport

Plus, Scott Gold talks hot new restaurant openings and Kingfish rolls out a meal steal.

The Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival
The Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival
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QUARTER—Kingfish is running an 1893 Menu in honor of Huey P. Long's birth year, with a three course prix fixe for $18.93 available until mid-October, with some proceeds benefiting the New Orleans Historic Collection. [Eaterwire]

HATTIESBURG— Mississippi's craft beer scene is growing, as witnessed by Nora McGunnigle at last weekend's Hattiesburg Craft Beer Fest, showcasing newcomers including Natchez Brewing, Oxford Brewing, Slowboat Brewing and more. [Gambit]

SHREVEPORT— Walk On's, the sports pub now co-owned by Drew Brees, is expanding to Shreveport. Partners in the new franchise include restaurateur Chris McJunkins, former LSU football star Jacob Hester and former LSU baseball star Todd Walker. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Scott Gold,  listicle pro, turns his watchful eye to the 10 hottest new restaurant openings in town, including Avo, Compere Lapin, Brown Butter, Kin and more. [Thrillist]

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