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Food & Drink Events in New Orleans (Feb. 22 - 28, 2016)


Feb 23
Collaborative Dinner
7 p.m. Tuesday
Angeline, 1032 Chartres St., (504) 308-3106
Chefs Alex Harrell of Angeline and Jason Goodenough of Carrollton Market prepare a five-course dinner of red snapper crudo with Louisiana citrus; bucatini aglio e olio with boquerones; oil-poached and grilled swordfish; Border Spring Farms lamb shoulder with grilled escarole and vin cotto; and olive oil and bay leaf ice cream with pecan shortbread. Courses are paired with cocktails, wine or sherry. The meal costs $95 plus tax and tip.

Feb 25
Gatto e Gufo
5 p.m. Thursday
Fair Grinds Coffeehouse, 2221 St. Claude Ave., (504) 913-9073
The combined stand-up comedy, pop-up restaurant event features comedians James Hamilton, Andrew Polk, Katie East, Anthony Scontrino and others. Chefs Jessica and Kat Devay's Italian comfort food pop-up Gatto e Gufo serves food beginning at 5 p.m. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Free admission.

Feb 26
Got Gumbo? Cookoff
5 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday
Royal Sonesta New Orleans, 300 Bourbon St., (504) 586-0300
Attendees can sample gumbos and desserts from restaurants and hotels including Restaurant R'evolution, Liberty's Kitchen, Deanie's Seafood, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 5 Fifty 5, Charlie's Restaurant, Desire Oyster Bar and others. A panel of judges will determine the best traditional, seafood and vegetarian gumbos, and there is an attendees' choice award. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Southeast Louisiana. Call (504) 827-6820 for information. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

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