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Food & Drink Events (Oct. 12 - 18, 2015)


Oct 14
Limonata dinner
7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Amici Ristorante & Bar, 3218 Magazine St., (504) 300-1250
The lemon-themed dinner features the Italian restaurant's limoncello. The four-course meal includes shrimp scampi in lemon, garlic and herbs; a salad of arugula, cherry tomatoes and Gorgonzola with lemon vinaigrette; pan-seared chicken breast with lemon and cream sherry and limoncello cake. The dinner costs $45 plus tax and tip.

Oct 18
Burgers, Bourbon & Beer
4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sunday
Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, (504) 581-4367
The fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank features a judged burger competition including Barcadia, Bayou Burger, Charcoal Gourmet Burger Bar, The Company Burger, Fulton Alley, Lakeview Harbor, Legacy Kitchen, New Orleans Hamburger & Seafood Co. and Vitascope Hall. Attendees can vote for the audience favorite. There also are beers from Abita and bourbon cocktails. Tickets $45 in advance, $50 at the door. VIP tickets (with 4 p.m. admission) are $75 in advance, $90 at the door.

Oct 18
Latin brunch
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
The Tigermen Den, 3113 Royal St.
Chefs Orly Vega and Rick Ostry of Congresso Cubano offer barbecue, grilled meats and Latin dishes. The Choupique High Rollers perform. The event is dog-friendly. Sliding scale admission is $5-$10 (not including food).

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