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New Orleans Greek Festival Kicks Off This Evening

Plus, Cane & Table and Shaya make national best-of lists & more


QUARTER— Breakfast-all-day spot Belle's Diner is offering all active duty, veterans, Active Reserve, National Guard and their families a 25% discount on Memorial Day, May 30. A special Apple Pie Boozy milkshake will also be on the menu. [Eaterwwire]

QUARTER— Morton's The Steakhouse is currently offering a three-course Celebrate Summer menu for $45/person until June 26. More info here. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— Cane & Table has been named one of the 18 best bars in the country by drinks wizard David Wondrich. [Esquire]

UPTOWN— Brett Martin names Shaya one of the best new restaurants in America, stating "it is nothing less than astonishing that the number one culinary destination in the city of gumbo should be, at the moment, a high-end Israeli restaurant." [GQ]

GENTILLY/BAYOU ST. JOHN— The New Orleans Greek Festival starts this evening, so make sure to stock up on your fill of patstitsio, fried calamari and more great eats this weekend. [Advocate]