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Lahpet Pops Up With Taste of Burma Benefit June 15

Plus, Banh Mi Boys lands in Metairie & more intel


METAIRIE— Banh Mi Boys, a casual new spot for banh mi, chicken wings and loaded loaded bo ne fries is now open on Airline adjacent to owner Peter Nguyen's family-owned Texaco gas station, Todd Price reports. Pho,  monthly specials and more original dishes are also planned.  Status: Certified open at 5001 Airline Dr. , Mon-Sat, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (504) 510-5360. On Facebook here. []

BYWATER— Ann Maloney reports on what to expect at newly opened Cafe Henri: "Don't look for a theme here. The menu is comfortingly familiar, offering seafood, meat and vegetarian options, in simple, generous portions, such as the thick juicy burger, steak frites, lasagna, wedge salads and Johnny Cakes." []

UPTOWN— Beloved Burmese pop-up Lahpet hosts a Taste of Burma on June 15 at Live Oak Cafe with six-courses of Myanmar-inspired cuisine (vegan menu also available) from chefs Blake Smithson, Mark LaMaire and local Burmese cooks, cocktails and beer, and proceeds benefitting One World Family International's Burmese refugee education initiative.  $65/person with drinks, $45/person for food only. Seatings at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. with tix available here. [Eaterwire]

Banh Mi Boys

3244 Magazine Street, , LA 70115 (504) 354-8502 Visit Website

Catahoula Hotel

914 Union Street, , LA 70112 (504) 603-2442 Visit Website