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Food & drink events in New Orleans (May 9-15,2016)


May 10
Eatmoor in Broadmoor

5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday
Rosa Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., (504) 596-2660;
The food truck roundup includes La Cocinita, Theo's Pizza Truck, Chef Johnson and Old School Eats. Shotgun Double performs.

May 13-15
Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival

5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday
F. Edward Hebert Boulevard off Woodlawn Highway, Belle Chasse
The festival features local seafood such as grilled oysters from food vendors, plus a Seafood Queen pageant, a car show, an oyster drop, craft vendors and helicopter rides. There is music by Lost Bayou Ramblers, Rockin' Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, Chas Collins, Boot Hill, Sledgehammer and others. Admission $5, free for children 12 and under.

May 14
Aioli Dinner Supper Club

6:30 p.m. Saturday
Held at a private residence
The fundraiser for the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts is named after an early Rodrigue painting (Aioli Dinner, 1971) depicting Cajuns dining in a field. Chef Peter Sclafani prepares hors d'oeuvres and a five-course meal including foie gras and porcini mushroom cappuccino, roasted beet and crab salad, mango-stuffed lobster, beef cheeks and strawberry shortcake. Wine pairings are provided by Moet Hennessy. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana A+ Schools program. Tickets start at $250.

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