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Lafayette's Cajun Brewing Almost Open; Coffee Blending With Coast Roast

Plus, Tulane rolls out Rouler food truck and more.

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LAFAYETTE— Cajun Brewing is gearing up to become Lafayette's first craft brewery at "10,000 square feet with a brewing warehouse, lab, taproom and office space" opening soon. Hub City Beerworks is also planning to open in 2016. [DailyAdvertiser]

ST. ROCH— St. Roch Market vendor Coast Roast Coffee hosts a coffee blending class tomorrow, September 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the market. $25 gets you 5+ tastings, a pound of your own blend, and lessons on the blending process from Coast Roast's Kevin Pedeaux. More info here.  [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN—Tulane is rolling out another food truck for students on meal plans. Rouler will feature New Orleans cuisine. The university launched the Ironsides Waffles truck last year. [Eaterwire]

THIBODAUX— Judy Walker reports that the long-awaited $11.6 million 33,000-square-foot state-of-the-art culinary facility, The John Folse Culinary Institute, opened at Nicholls State on August 20. The facility includes pastry, butchering and seafood kitchens, ample classrooms, an extensive cookbook collection, and a "96-seat student-run restaurant,"  Bistro Ruth. Watch it in action here, or make a reservation to dine there in person. [NOLA.com]

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