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Don't Miss The Big Class Pizza Poetry Project on April 15

Plus, Adolfo Garcia turns up the heat at Delgado & Bryant Terry visits Dillard


CITY PARK— Delgado Culinary Arts & Latin American Studies programs host chef Adolfo Garcia for a night of Caribbean food and culture tomorrow, April 8, at 7 p.m.  Garcia will offer a cooking demo and tastings of four dishes inspired by his Panamanian upbringing (and cocktails) for $45/person. A few tickets are still available. Event is in Building 11, Room 128 in the Williamson Complex. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Local literacy nonprofit The Big Class returns with its beloved Pizza Poetry Project this month. On April 15, order a pizza at Pizza Delicious, Reginelli's, Theo's, Mid City Pizza, Dolce Vita, and more spots, and your pie comes with a student's original poetry on the box with 10% of proceeds benefiting Big Class. Make sure to use #pizzapoetry16 to document the awesomeness. []

GENTILLY— 2015 James Beard Foundation Leadership Award-winning chef, author and food-justice activist Bryant Terry will give a free talk (open to public) in the Georges Auditorium at Dillard University on April 14 at 11 a.m. as part of the "The Black Hand in The Pot" lecture series.  Later that evening at 6 p.m., Terry will also give a cooking demo with an entry fee of $10. More info here. [Eaterwire]

BROADMOOR— Start-up incubator Propellor hosts its fifth annual Propeller Pop party on April 27 from 7 to 10 p.m., Helen Freund reports, with  12+ pop-ups on hand including Manila Village from Milkfish's Dean Lambert and Cristina Quackenbush, House of Dumpling, The Old Portage and more. Drinks from Cochon Butcher, a DJ, raffle and more fun stuff.  Tix are $35 in advance/$40 at the door. [Gambit]