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Alabama's Hangout Music Fest Steps Up Its Food Game

Plus, dine on a delicious invasive species at GW Fins all week & more

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GULF SHORES— Those heading to the sold-out Hangout Music Fest this weekend, May 20-22, are in for a treat when it comes to fest food. Super VIP ticketholders will experience fancy beach-front dinners from Peche's Ryan Prewitt and more chefs, and general ticket holders will have a variety of food to purchase including fresh Gulf seafood, food trucks including Rock House Kitchen and Linkz Express (Atlanta, GA), Mexican and Greek options and lots more. [EaterWire]

GW FINS— GW Fins will be serving fresh lionfish, which was just speared by chef/co-owner and avid spearfisherman Tenney Flynn in Florida. This is the fifth year Flynn has participated in Pensacola's Lionfish Rodeo, which helps bring attention to and aid in the removal of the invasive species in the Gulf. [EaterWire]

QUARTER— Galatoire's celebrates the release of its own private label Galatoire's Chardonnay on Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. with a party in its Balcony Room. Wine and small bites will be offered and the event is free and open to the public. Galatoire's 33 will also be running chardonnay specials following the party. [EaterWire]

QUARTER— Meauxbar has just extended its weekend brunch service to include Saturdays (as well as Sundays) from 10:30 a.m.to 2 p.m. It also expanded the brunch menu with small and large la carte items including burrata salad, chicken liver pate, and more faves. The restaurant also does $18 bottomless mimosa set-ups, house-made bloodies, and more brunch boozing specials. [EaterWire]

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