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Chef Tunde Wey Launches 'Blackness in America' Dinner Series

Plus, Chefs' Charity For Children fundraiser is on March 8.

Chef Tunde Way
Chef Tunde Way
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ST. CLAUDE AVE—€” Chef Tunde Wey (of Lagos fame, formerly in St. Roch Market) is hosting a new dinner series every Monday in March at Shank Charcuterie with the theme of blackness in America. Each dinner is $45 with cash bar BYOB and features guest speakers including filmmaker Zac Manuel, Contemporary Arts Center director Neil Barclay and more. Info here. [NOLA.com]

NOLA€— Ian McNulty has been exploring the city's finest seafood hotspots for Lent, and now turns his attention to best bets for tartare and carpaccio including Mariza, Compere Lapin, Baru and more. [Advocate]

NOLA—The Chefs' Charity for Children fundraiser goes down on Wednesday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hilton Riverside (2 Poydras) with proceeds benefiting St. Michael Special School, which educates special needs adults and kids in Nola. Appearances and demos by celebrity guest chef Martin Yan of the PBS series Yan Can Cook, Alon Shaya, Justin Devillier and more chefs.  $65/person includes cooking demos, a buffet lunch prepared by local chefs, and a cookbook. Tickets here. [Eatewire]

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