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Microwaveable Crawfish Boils Have Arrived and at Least Three People Like Them

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EATER IDK — NOLA.COM has uncovered the bleak world of microwaveable crawfish boils, with more than one purveyor hawking the bizarro item. Instacart calls it a “party in a bag,” and at least three people like it. [NOLA.COM]

CRAWFISH WIRE — Meanwhile, this is how much live and boiled crawfish are running in New Orleans. [WGNO]

SHIT PEOPLE STEAL — Yet, some are unwilling to pay for the crustaceans. Someone in Baton Rouge stole 400 pounds of crawfish from Pit-N-Peel on Government Street, making it virtually impossible for the crawfish seller to fulfill all its Easter orders. [ADVOCATE]

POP-UPS -- Shaya restaurant, now helmed by Executive Chef Michael Wilson, is bringing chefs Nir Feller and Daniel Soskolne (two chefs who met working at Tel Aviv restaurant The Salon) to Pigeon & Prince for a special dinner with a menu of soft shell crab and beets, Gulf shrimp and herb salad with chile aioli, lamb “shawarma” with freekah tabbouleh, chocolate mousse cake, and wild fennel shortbread. April 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $125.

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