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Catch Food Trucks at Urban South Brewery Tonight

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LGD— Urban South Brewery (1645 Tchoup) hosts its September installment of Last Friday Food Truck Round-Up tonight (9/30) from 5 to 8 p.m. in collaboration with My House NOLA. Expect trucks/vendors including Nacho Average Nacho, Chef Johnson, Theos, Diva Dawg and Laurel's Licks. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN— Restaurant critic Helen Freund heads to Chais Delachaise this week, where chef Daniel Volponi's “menu skips across continents and cuisines” with “creative bistro fare” including ceviche, pastas, bruschetta and a unique standout, the “Nordic-inspired dish, steelhead trout... cured with citrus and juniper... fanned out on a wooden cutting board with a dollop of skyr, a yogurtlike Ice-landic spread.” The spot has “intimate appeal” but gets hella noisy. [Gambit]

GRETNA— Gretna Fest attendees will find a food truck court, German beer garden and Italian Village at next weekend’s event (October 7-9) along with lots of New Orleans faves including raw oysters, gumbo, shrimp remoulade, soft shell po’ boys and more. []

NOLA— Acclaimed NOCCA culinary student Eliana de Las Casas has won $25k as the champion of Food Network’s Chopped Teen Tournament at just 16 years of age. [Advocate]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— The Crescent City Farmers Market hosts a ribbon cutting for its brand new space at 750 Carondelet (at Julia) tomorrow, October 1 at 8 a.m. with a cooking demo from Meril’s Will Avelar, live music, food/drink samples and more shenanigans. Check out hte CCFM downtown every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— A new documentary Chef Paul Prudhomme: Louisiana Legend will premiere on WYES-TV (local channel 12) on Saturday, October 8 at 10:00 a.m., with lots of appearances by local culinary legends including Frank Brigtsen, Ella Brennan and Ti Martin. [Eaterwire]

LOUSIANA— Abita is releasing new Louisiana-exclusive session beer The Boot as a thank you to the residents of this fine state. The beer will hit shelves on October 3. [Eaterwire]