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Sno-Ball Experiments; A Meaty Indoor Picnic

Plus, five miso dishes to try.

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UPTOWN—In addition to all the classics, Hansen's Sno-Bliz has some pretty wacky flavors like cardamom, satsuma, and ginger-cayenne — but did you know that on Fridays they test out new flavors? Expect everything from blood orange to fresh mint. [New Orleans Advocate]

NOLA—The flavorful fermented soybean paste known as miso isn't just for soup. Here are five miso dishes to try, including Kin's cleverly named "tiramiso" that's made with "miso-infused cake batter, mascarpone cheese and coffee ice cream." [Gambit]

UPTOWN—Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse will host its annual Grass Fed Beef Picnicnext Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event — which is held indoors with multiple stations serving up various cuts of local beef — are $55 and include all food, specialty cocktails, and wine on tap. Call (504) 522-2467 to reserve. [New Orleans Advocate]