EVENTWIRE — The Beignet Fest announced its food line-up, full of sweet and savory options. [press release]
EATER IDK — New Orleans may have a lot of food festivals, but it has a lot of very good food festivals. Poor Brooklyn, though. Its pizza festival was literally the Fyre Festival of food fests, with people calling it a scam and an investigation by the Attorney General. [ENY]
EVENTWIRE — Cavan hosts a Vanishing Paradise dinner tonight with garfish, rabbit, and alligator (highlighting species that depend on freshwater marsh in coastal Louisiana) on the menu.
SWITCHEROOS — Eric Cook has taken over the executive chef position on Tommy’s Cuisine and NOSH. He’s worked at a number of restaurants in the New Orleans area, most recently as the executive chef at Bourbon House. NOSH’s opening chef was Michael Farrell. [via press release]
UPDATES — After the sudden death of Chilangos founder David Montes de Oca on August 1 at age 36, his family continues to run the restaurant that he “willed into being.” [ADVOCATE]
COMING ATTRACTIONS — Freret Street will be getting a Starbucks by early 2018 in the spot that was previously Village Coffee and Tea. [UPTOWN MESSENGER]
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