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You Could Totally Win A Daiquiri Machine in New Orleans This Week

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NOLA— Tales of The Cocktail is giving away a $1,000 daiquiri machine by Elmeco (it’s small enough to use at your house) to the Instagram user who posts the most photos and videos tagged with #daiqseason by the end of September. Daiquiris can be from any shop or bar in New Orleans, and the winner will be announced at Barrel Proof on October 3 during the event’s final daiquiri happy hour. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Todd Price rounds up the city’s most expensive burgers this week and ponders if they’re actually worth a price tag of $17 to $22. The verdict? Only Lilette and Compere Lapin’s burgers are worth the splurge. []

NOLA— The Times-Pic also reveals its readers favorite gumbos this week, including versions from Avery’s, Ye Old College Inn and more. []

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— If you thought the inaugural Fried Chicken Festival appeared a tad, erm, crowded on Sunday, a press release verifies that over 40,000 people actually attended. $10,000 was donated to local charities. [Eaterwire]

FRERET— Gasa Gasa is now rocking a courtyard juice bar Sonic Juice, with alcoholic and non-alcoholic juice, sno-balls and daiquiris available every Friday-Sunday from noon to when the club closes. [UptownMessenger via Loyola Student News]

RAMPART STREET— Ian McNulty reports that N. Rampart Street staples Meauxbar, Black Penny and Arrow Cafe are rejoicing at the sight of the newly-finished street car line after months of heavy construction woes and slow business. [Advocate]