BATON ROUGE— Beloved food blogger and radio host Jay Ducote nabbed a runner-up spot on this season's Food Network Star, Chelsea Brasted reports: "Ducote came running out of the gate from the beginning of the season with a strong presence in front of the camera and tasty dishes." He was edged out of the win by fellow contestant Eddie Jackson. [NOLA.com]
NOLA— Eat Fit NOLA's "Dine Out Day" brings healthier eats to 26 local restaurants this Wednesday, August 19, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Oschner's Live Fit and Eat Fit programs. Participating restaurants right here. [NOLA.com]
CBD— Eat Fit NOLA also teams up with Cafe Adelaide on Friday, August 27, for a "Win-Win" dinner with five-courses of healthy dishes from chef Carl Schaubhut paired with a "light cocktail" or wine for $65/person.