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This Fish Fry Guide Helps Diners Survive Lent

Plus, Anthony Bourdain is filming in Louisiana; and more food news to know today

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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]


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The Southern Food and Beverage Museum

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

Arnaud's Restaurant

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


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


2533 Constance Street, , LA 70130 (504) 354-9079 Visit Website

French 75

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


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


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