ICONS — Renowned chefs Leah Chase of Dooky Chase’s Restaurant and chef/author John Folse will reign over the Krewe of Lafcadio’s marching parade — a celebration of New Orleans culinary heritage — on February 25 in the French Quarter. The march begins at 2 p.m. at Antoine’s Restaurant. [The Advocate]
NEWS — A reef rebuilding program that utilized area restaurants’ discarded oyster shells on Louisiana’s coast may be in jeopardy. While it was initially the fastest growing program, a grant that helped fund the collection recently expired, leaving restaurants stuck paying half the cost of $150 per collection bin. Approximately 26 participating restaurants have left the program recently. [AP via ABC]
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