CRAWFISH WIRE— Germany proclaimed its invasion of Louisiana crawfish “a plague.” Now, the Germans have come up with a solution: They will eat the crawfish. [NOLA.COM]
Plus, people in Louisiana are still stealing crawfish. [FOX8]
MENU PORN — Ramen Ya’ll just added lunch starting this Thursday at 11 a.m., plus chicken shio ramen just landed on the menu. Here are the new hours: Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.; and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. [FACEBOOK]
EATER IDK — Blue Oak BBQ hired a plane to fly around Jazz Fest with the banner, “Blue Oak BBQ Is Better Than Ezra” during the Better Than Ezra show. Ian McNulty got a picture of the shenanigans. [FACEBOOK]
EATERWIRE — Craft Beer Week lands May 12 and runs through May 20 with bars and breweries hosting events and special beer releases. [GAMBIT]
INTERVIEWS — Brett Anderson talks to Greg Sonnier of Gabrielle restaurant (Eater NOLA’s 2017 Comeback of the Year) about his “Rip Van Winkle” experience. [NOLA.COM]
EVENTWIRE — Here’s GoNOLA’s guide to getting the most out of the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, happening at the end of the month. [GoNOLA]
MENU PORN — Turkey and the Wolf just unleashed its new spring sandwich: asparagus on sourdough with garlicky roasted tomatoes, parmesan, chives, and chimichurri cream cheese. [FACEBOOK]
Speaking of sandwiches: Doug McCash compared the musician Beck to “the fried baloney sandwich I ordered at a hyper-trendy Uptown restaurant.” [NOLA.COM]
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