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Deadly Virus Threatens Louisiana Crawfish Industry

And more top dining intel


  • The Southwest Louisiana crawfish industry is facing a deadly virus called white spot syndrome virus, a crippling disease that was first discovered in Thailand. [FOX8]
  • Twenty-three year old man Ruiyang Zou disappeared after leaving Fahy's Irish Pub in the French Quarter on Saturday around 4:30 pm. Police are asking for anyone with information to call Crimestoppers. [WWL-TV]
  • Mandeville’s city council will discuss food truck regulations on Thursday night. As of now, Mandeville has none. The proposal would prevent trucks from operating with 500 feet of the door of a brick and mortar restaurant and also from impeding vehicular or pedestrian traffic, among other things. New Orleans established food truck regulations in 2013. [NOLA.COM]
  • Covington-based cookware purveyor and cooking school Simplee Gourmet will open a 3000-square foot, second location in May in the South Market District of New Orleans. [NOLA.COM]