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The Blind Tiger Is Coming to Covington

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Blind Tiger in Slidell

COMING ATTRACTIONS — The Blind Tiger, the open-air, fish taco slinging restaurant that already has two locations in Mississippi and one near Slidell, will be getting a second Northshore location in Covington now that a three acre parcel of land along the Bogue Falaya River has been approved for annexation into city limits by the Covington City Council. The first Blind Tiger opened in Bay St. Louis in 2013. [NOLA.COM]

FOOD HISTORY -- Laine Kaplan-Levenson has heard many stories on the Haiti and New Orleans connection in New Orleans. She traveled to Haiti to find out if the feeling is mutual. [NPR]

OPENING ALERT Mandeville is getting a Chipotle on Thursday at 3810 Louisiana Highway 22 near the U.S. 190 intersection. [NOLA.COM]

COMING ATTRACTIONS — A 24-hour donut shop will take over the former Little Korea space on Claiborne Avenue later this year. The shop, which will have a drive-thru, is owned by the same folks behind Mona’s. [NOLA.COM]

NEWS — Truffles have skyrocketed to over $3000 a pound due to hot, dry weather in Italy. [E]