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Kenton’s Hosts a Free Whiskey Class Tomorrow

Plus, Algiers is getting a Starbucks and more dining intel

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  • Kenton’s restaurant is hosting a free whiskey class tomorrow, Friday, June 16 from 5:30-6:30. Owner Sean Josephs will give a brief overview of the history of bourbon, discuss the basics of production, aging and blending, and lead guests as they sample three different American whiskeys. Email the restaurant at freewhiskey@kentonsrestaurant.com to reserve a spot for a maximum of two guests.
  • New Orleans is home to some stellar food trucks. Here’s how to find some of the best ones. [FOX8]
  • After news spread that Irish House employees may not receive final paychecks following the restaurants sudden closure at the end of May, several local organizations stepped up to raise the money needed to pay the employees. [NOLA.COM]
  • Henry Lee, the violinist and owner of now-shuttered Korean restaurant, Genghis Khan, has died of heart failure. He was 76. His restaurant, known as much for music as it was for food, was the first Korean restaurant in New Orleans. It closed in 2003. [NOLA.COM]
  • New Orleanian Toya Boudy was eliminated from “Food Network Star” on Sunday, but is already rushing off to her next gig: "Hallmark Home & Family Best Cook." Her segment will air tonight at 9 pm. [NOLA.COM]
  • The Beignet Festival, which will take place on Oct. 7 at the Festival Grounds in City Park. announced its music line-up. The full music line-up, plus a lis of food vendors, can be found here. [BEIGNETFEST.COM]
  • Algiers is getting a Starbucks, to be located off General De Gaulle Drive in the location that was formerly Sports Zone Bar. [NOLA.COM]
  • Popular Algiers restaurant, DiMartino’s Muffulettas, was robbed by armed, masked men. The restaurant is located at 3900 block of Gen. DeGaulle Drive. [FOX8}

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