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Meauxbar Launches New Summer Menu & Dinner Series

Plus, muffuletta landmark Frank's turns 50, and more doughnut hotness.

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QUARTER— Decatur St. colorful landmark Frank's Muffulettas—once "the scene of an FBI gambling-related racketeering investigation in the early 1990s that resulted in the indictment of Frank Sr., his son, Joe Gagliano, and others"—celebrates 50 years in this month. [NOLA.com]

NOLA— This week critic Ian McNulty divulges his top doughnut picks in NOLA including Blue Dot and Joe's Cafe. [ADvocate]

QUARTER— Chef Kristen Essig has just unleashed a new summer menu at Meauxbar (see below). The chic Rampart bistro is also kicking off a summer dinner series next Tuesday, June 23, with a Rhone-Alpes fete. More dinners feature summer wines, St. James Cheese selections, and pork & beer. A dinner series pass (for five dinners) is also available for $250/person. (504) 569-9979 to reserve a spot. [Eaterwire]

Meauxbar Summer Menu 2015

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