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EXPANSIONS — St. Claude Avenue burger spot Junction plans to set up a second location with an abbreviated menu at Molly’s at the Market in September. [GAMBIT]
EVENTWIRE — Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski threw a fried chicken, bourbon, and champagne party to the tune of Rik Slave’s Country Persuasion at Cochon to benefit Link Stryjewski Foundation. The party, dubbed Louisiana Saturday Night, was the first in a series of dinners. Take a peak at photos from the event here. [NOLA.COM]
FOOD TV — Here’s the trailer for Anthony Bourdain’s new documentary, Wasted, in which chefs turn ingredients that are usually considered trash into delicacies. The documentary will see its theatrical and video-on-demand release on Friday, October 13. [EATER]
FOOD TV —Gordon Ramsay’s controversial documentary about the drug trade has a working title and an interested network: Gordon on Cocaine will air on ITV in the UK; according to Deadline, negotiations for a U.S. network are underway. [EATER]
NEWS — Paradigm Gardens, known as the private farm for some of New Orleans upscale restaurants, is starting its own CSA so that non-chefs can get in on the action. A quick $300 means 10 weeks of CSA boxes filled with vegetables, herbs, eggs, honey, or other goods. The CSA runs each Saturday from October 7 through December 9. Limited number of shares available. Contact the farm for more information and to sign up.
ON THE ROAD — Hogs for the Cause is popping up for the second year in Lake Tahoe's North Shore this Friday and Saturday with Michael Brewer with Morton's Steak House; Tory McPhail with Commander's Palace; Chris Montero with the Napoleon House; and Jared Ralls with La Boca and Primitivo. [TAHOE DAILY TRIBUNE]