NOLA— Bon Appétit's has just released its annual long list of best new restaurants in the country, which will be whittled down Hot 10 in coming days. Making the cut locally are Willa Jean, Josephine Estelle and N7 along with Lafayette’s Pop’s Po’ Boys. [BonAppetit]
CBD— The Grill Room has announced a new chef de cuisine, Gabriel Charpentier, who hops over from Jill’s Restaurant and Bistro at the St. Julien Hotel and Spa in Boulder, Colorado.
CBD— Fulton Street hosts a FREE White Linen Night block party this Saturday, August 6, at 9 p.m., with live entertainment and a ‘cool down’ misting zone, Belvedere Vodka slushies, Hennessy Coconut cocktails and more drinks for purchase, a pint glass design station, and food for purchase until 1 a.m. from Après Lounge, Ernst Café, Fulton Alley, Gordon Biersch, Grand Isle and Manning’s. [Eaterwire]
QUARTER— Meauxbar hosts a four-course pairing menu featuring Chappapeela Farms pork and Chappapeela Farms Brewery beers on Thursday, August 4, at 6 p.m. (includes happy hour cocktails). $75/person, more info here. [Eaterwire]