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NYC-Based Chain The Halal Guys Plans New Gyro Spot in CBD

Milkfish pops up at Killer Po' Boys, Grow Dat & Cochon's farm dinner & major OCH love

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NOLA— Ian McNulty reports that NYC-based gyro chain The Halal Guys will be opening a CBD location at 301 St. Charles Ave from the TMJ Group, the developers (including Aaron Motwani) behind the planned three-storied Margaritaville heading to the Quarter. [Advocate]

QUARTER— Helen Freund reports that Milkfish will pop up in the big Killer Po' Boys (219 Dauphine) on May 2  with a five-course tasting menu.  Chef Cristina Quackenbush also pops up with her Filipino cuisine every Saturday at 6 p.m. at the new Broad Theater. [Gambit]

CITY PARK— Grow Dat Youth Farm & The Link Stryjewski Foundation host a farm dinner on May 7th at 5 p.m with a 3-course family style meal (and wine pairings) from chefs Ryan Prewitt and Stephen Stryjewski.  A cocktail hour and tour of Grow Dat's farm will precede the dinner, and the money raised will support the project and its youngsters, who are growing 20,000 pounds of food this year. $95/person. Tix here. [Eaterwire]

CENTRAL CITY— The NY Times notes that Central City is reemerging as a must-visit spot in New Orleans right now, with restaurants Casa Borrega and Purloo and coffee shop Church Alley leading the way on O.C. Haley.  [NYT]

CENTRAL CITY— Speaking of O.C. Haley, a new tasting event Bon Moment hits the street of dreams on Wednesday, May 11, with a walking tour including stops at Roux Carre, SoFAB, Dryades Market, Ashe Cultural Arts Center and elsewhere for food and cocktails. $45/person, Tix and info here. [Eaterwire]

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