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Upcoming Food Events


Sept 3
NOLA Food Swap
7 p.m. Tuesday
3005 Magazine St., (504) 342-2634;

Homemade foods and beverages, such as preserves, bread, pesto, chutney, vinegar, infused alcohols, beer, herbs, vegetables and eggs are swapped. Attendees should bring at least five packaged items to swap at the uptown La Divinia Gelateria.

Sept 4
WYES Wine and Coffee Pairing Dinners
7 p.m., Wednesday
914 N. Peters St., (504) 595-3400;

Chefs at area restaurants create multi-course dinners using Community Coffee in at least one of their dishes. A portion of the proceeds benefits WYES. This week's event is at Galvez Restaurant. Call (504) 840-4886 for reservations. Weekly dinners continue through Jan. 29, 2014.

Sept 4
Culinary Legend: Al Scramuzza
7 p.m. Wednesday
4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 838-1190;

The former owner of the 7th Ward's "very pretty" Seafood City "down on Broad and St. Bernard," discusses his role in the city's love for crawfish dishes. The Southern Food and Beverage Museum presents this event at the East Bank Regional Library.

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