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This Fish Fry Guide Helps Diners Survive Lent

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GUIDES — For many happy “frydays,” here’s a handy list of all the Lenten fish frys going on around town. Most take place on Fridays, but check the dates to make sure. [NOLA.COM]

GUIDES — Chris Hannah, the lead man behind the James Beard Award-winning French 75 Bar, offered his recommendations for a tour of the Garden District. Included: To-go bloody Marys at Igor’s and a stop at Tracey’s or Parasol’s for a po-boy and a beer. [CNN]

EVENTWIRE —Alcohol-Free for 40” kicks off at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum tomorrow from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free for anyone to attend. Ochsner Health System and the Ochsner Blood Bank are providing $5 lab screenings for the first 150 attendees of the event who commit to the full 40-day challenge. More info here.

SEAFOOD — Todd Price stops in at 40-year-old Zimmer’s in Gentilly, where the shrimp poboy gets glowing reviews and the owners love the regulars the best. [NOLA.COM]

CELEBRITIES — Anthony Bourdain is in Cajun Country filming “Parts Unknown,” according to some Instagram-sleuthing by Ann Maloney. [NOLA.COM]

GUIDES — Here’s a guide to dining alone in restaurants. [E]

THE CHAINS — Here are eight baffling Valentine’s Day stunts by food brands this year, starting with KFC scratch-and-sniff cards. [E]


All EaterWire Coverage [ENOLA]


813 Bienville Street, , LA 70112 (504) 523-5433 Visit Website

French 75

813 Bienville St, , LA 70112 (504) 523-5433 Visit Website


2604 Magazine Street, , LA 70130 (504) 897-5413 Visit Website

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum

1609 Oretha C. Haley Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113 Visit Website


2533 Constance Street, , LA 70130 (504) 302-1543 Visit Website

Arnaud's Restaurant

813 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 866 230 8895 Visit Website


2133 Saint Charles Avenue, , LA 70130 (504) 568-9811

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