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Where to Watch the Kentucky Derby

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  • NPR has Rosa Parkspancake recipe and it shows the human side of the hero. It also provides a window into Parks’ life after the bus seat changed it. The recipe includes peanut butter, which is amazing and perfect. [NPR]
  • Paradigm Gardens is hosting its first brunch in the garden on May 7 (Jazz Fest weekend!). Paradigm Brunch in the Garden will feature a spread from restaurant Primitivo. Brazilian guitarist Geovane Santos will serenade guests. The $40 ticket includes food, music, mimosas, and bloody marys. Check out the Paradigm website for more info. [via press release]
  • One of the most coveted reservations in Louisiana is at Alzina’s in Galliano, Louisiana. Alzina Toups and her granddaughter, Jenny Toups Stevens, serve up to 20 guests a day. Those guests book the res three months in advance. The Southern Foodways Alliance has an incredible short documentary on Alzina’s. [Southern Foodways Alliance]
  • Ann Maloney rounds up the best Kentucky Derby watch parties in New Orleans. [NOLA.COM]
  • The documentary Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table is now available to stream on Netflix. Netflix users can access the film here. [via press release]
  • PJ’s Coffee is opening a new location in Covington at Stone Creek Club & Spa. The grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration will take place on Wednesday, May 10th from 10:00 – 11:30 am. Coffee samples and light refreshments will be available for all attendees. [via press release]


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