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El Fogon Brings Authentic Mexican Flavors to Metairie

Plus, eat po boys for animal rescue

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EVENTWIRE—This Friday, The Willow Theater is the location for ”Pin Ups & Po Boys”, an event that brings together burlesque and sandwiches. It’s an event bringing together forthcoming Rich Girl Po Boys and Society of Sin, to benefit Zeus’ Rescues, a NOLA animal rescue organization. Tickets are available online now.

RESTAURANT OPENINGS—Metairie has a new inventive Mexican restaurant now what El Fogon is open, reports The Advocate. Chilies rellenos, shrimp- and chicken-studded pineapple are menu marquees — a far cry from what the building once housed (regional chain Taco Tico.) [The Advocate]

THE CHAINS (AND RACE)—Eater National tells the story of two black customers who were handcuffed by police after complaining to waitstaff that they were charged $1.50 for a drink that was listed as $1 on the menu. [Eater]

POLICY NEWS—Eater National republished a piece from Civil Eats, which breaks down the new farm bill. On the chopping block are food stamps and conservation programs. [Eater]

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