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Modern Gramma Dessert Pop-Up Lands in Nola Next Week

Plus, Saints bars galore, a Brazilian steakhouse heads to Canal Street and more.

The Rice Mill Lofts rooftop deck.
The Rice Mill Lofts rooftop deck.

NOLA— Restaurants Shaya and Square Root have both been selected for Open Table's top 100 restaurants for foodies in America. [OpenTable]

BYWATER— Boston pastry chef Justin Samson-Burke's Modern Gramma dessert pop up hits the roof of the Rice Mill Lofts on September 8, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. with an all-star line up of dessert pros— Emeril's Jeremy Fogg, Delmonico's Amy Lemon, Brennan's Eric Perelli, and boozy-popsicle slingers Lick Our Pops—turning out four-courses of sweets inspired by their grandmothers. Tickets are $65 ($85 for wine pairings). Burke will also host a surprise dessert pop up on September 11 at 8:30 p.m., more info here or here. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— The Times-Pic has unleashed a mega listicle of places to watch the Saints play this season. Look for Eater's own annual Saints Heatmap to debut in the coming week. []

CANAL STREET— Dallas-based Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão will take over two floors in the J.W. Marriott. which used to house Canal Street Grill and Shula's Steakhouse, as part of a $6.7 revamp to be completed in early 2016. [CityBiz]