- Today is Cinco de Mayo and it’s a Friday. Here’s a map of the hottest tacos in town and here’s one for all your margarita needs today.
- John Besh and Aarón Sánchez are throwing a crawfish boil at Besh’s home in Slidell. The event, 1-4 pm on May 13, is the next installation of the pop-up dinner series, Johnny + Friends. Proceeds benefit the John Besh Foundation’s Chefs Move! Scholarship Program, which provides aspiring minority cooks training and support to become leaders in restaurant kitchens and in their communities. As part of the festivities, John Besh Foundation will announce this year’s Chefs Move! and Aarón Sánchez Scholarship Fund winners.
- Here comes the slowest Second Line on earth. On Saturday, May 13th the Krewe of Turtles (actually turtles led by bagpipers and a police escort) will roll for the third time through the streets of the French Quarter. Complimentary courtyard reception Brennan’s to follow.
- A 72-year old, California woman is missing after visiting Morning Call in City Park. She boarded the Southern Style bus tour on Canal Street at 9 am and had disappeared from the cafe less than two hours later. [Fox 8 News]
John Besh is Throwing a Crawfish Boil at His House (And You’re Invited)
Plus, where to eat tacos and margaritas today.