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Rapper Drake Chows Down at Gene’s Po-Boys

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POP CULTURE — Drake’s new “In My Feelings” video stars a bunch of places in the Crescent City, namely Gene’s Po-Boys (the Canadian rapper and his friends chow down late at night at this 24-hour spot), Dat Dog on Frenchman, and Blue Nile. [FOOD AND WINE]

CONTROVERSIES — Though owners of a proposed LSU-themed bar on St. Charles Avenue promise it will “blend in,” neighbors aren’t buying it. Memories of the trouble Daiquiri Place Cafe caused on the same corner are just too fresh. [UPTOWN MESSENGER]

THE SHUTTER — Pho King has left its residency at Lost Love Lounge, according to Lost Love’s Facebook page and a tip from Stanford Rosenthal. No word yet on what might take it’s place. As of now, it’s a rotating selection of pop-ups.

THE CHAINS — Domino’s Pizza is giving New Orleans $5000 to fill potholes. [NOLA.COM]

COMEBACKS — Dixie Beer will start brewing in New Orleans East. [WWL-TV]

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Gene's Po-Boys

1040 Elysian Fields Avenue, , LA 70117 (504) 943-3861

Dat Dog

601 Frenchmen Street, , LA 70116 (504) 309-3362 Visit Website

Lost Love Lounge

2529 Dauphine Street, , LA 70117 (504) 949-2009 Visit Website

Gene's Po-Boys

1040 Elysian Fields Avenue, , LA 70117 (504) 943-3861 Visit Website

Dat Dog

5030 Freret Street, , LA 70115 (504) 899-6883 Visit Website