Eatmoor in Broadmoor
5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday
Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., (504) 596-2660
The food truck roundup features Dirty Dishes' waffles and funky Creole food, St. Clair's pizza and Italian fare, King Creole's upscale Louisiana dishes and Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls.
Abita beer dinner
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday
Roosevelt Hotel, The Fountain Lounge, 130 Roosevelt Way, (504) 648-5486
The dinner features Abita beers paired with several courses prepared by chef Mark Majorie Jr. and pastry chef Deborah Heyd. Brandade beignets with whipped farmer's cheese are paired with Abita Stawberry Harvest Lager. Australian lamb is served with Turbodog. Duck loukaniko will be served with Wrought Iron IPA. The dinner costs $70.
Kentucky Derby party
noon-10 p.m. Saturday
Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak, 215 Bourbon St., (504) 335-3932
To celebrate the running of the Kentucky Derby, the steakhouse offers drink specials featuring Woodford Reserve Whiskey and including mint julep lemonade and food specials. A rendition of a Kentucky staple, the hot brown is an open-faced turkey sandwich topped with white cheddar bechamel and bacon. There also are tea sandwiches, grilled mutton and more.