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Alon Shaya, More Amazing Chefs Line Up For Quan Tran Benefit

Plus, where to find free doughnuts today; Cajun and bar listicles and more dining news.

Saveur hosts a benefit for the family of Quan Tran on June 15.
Saveur hosts a benefit for the family of Quan Tran on June 15.

NOLA— Here's where to find FREE doughnuts in NOLA today (for National Donut Day, mmkay). []

NOLA— Here's where to find Cajun food in NOLA. Granted, it's not free. []

NOLA— Helen Freund previews the hottest Eat Local Challenge events, including two Urban farm bike tours on June 13 and June 27. [Gambit]

UPTOWN— Chef Dominique Macquet hosts an epic, chef-studded benefit for the family of dearly departed chef Quan Tran—including his three young kids—on Monday, June 15, at Saveur (6 to 9 p.m.), with a huge line up of NOLA's finest, including chefs David Slater, Michael Sichel, Trent Osborne, Alon Shaya, Brian Landry and Rene Bajeux, plus drinks from Neal Bodenheimer, Kirk Estopinal, Abigail Gullo and Michael Glassberg. Ann Tuennerman will MC the evening, which includes a live auction. $75/person, tickets available by calling 504-261-8253. []

NOLA— Behold 16 iconic New Orleans bars that should never close, courtesy of listicle pro Scott Gold. [Thrillist]