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Food & Drink Events (May 5 - May 11, 2014)


May 8
Kim Sunee signs
A Mouthful of Stars
4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday
Ancora Pizzeria, 4508 Freret St., (504) 324-1636
Food and travel writer Kim Sunee signs copies of her new cookbook featuring recipes from New Orleans, Tuscany, Provence, Paris, North Africa, India and other regions.

May 10
Crawfish Mambo

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday
University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-2586
More than 25 teams compete in the crawfish boiling contest and there's music by Rebirth Brass Band, Glen David Andrews, Robin Barnes and others. Tickets $20 in advance, $20 at the gate.

May 10-11
NOLA Veggie Fest

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday
New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., (504) 940-1130; www.neworleans-
The vegan food festival features food samples, cooking demonstrations, speakers, local products, short films, a kids' area and more.

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