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Food and drink is hot in New Orleans this week

Food and drink is hot in New Orleans this week
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By Hoodline - Published on August 21, 2019.

If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of New Orleans food and beverage. From a Greek food and wine festival to cooking classes, there's plenty to explore and enjoy if you're hungry for something new.

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Greek Fest II: New Orleans

From the event description:

Come taste 20 Greek whites and reds plus different Greek foods as we celebrate the wine and culture of Greece with special guest Chris Badini.

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Martin Wine Cellar New Orleans, 3827 Baronne St.
Price: $25

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New Orleans Lower Garden District Food Tour

From the event description:

The Lower Garden District Food Tour is perfect for locals and tourists who want to get off the beaten path to discover the real New Orleans food scene. On this three-hour walking food tour, you will savor foods from five different restaurants, including mom-and-pop shops and ethnic eateries. Tease your tastebuds as you savor Korean, Mexican, All-American, Jewish foods and more. Learn about the history, culture and food scene that make The Lower Garden District New Orleans' hottest foodie neighborhoods.

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 739 Jackson Ave.
Price: $48

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New Orleans French Quarter Food Tour

From the event description:

The French Quarter in New Orleans is famous for lots of things, and its food is not the least among them. This three-hour walking tour is a culinary adventure through the French Quarter. Along your journey, you’ll get to savor traditional New Orleans food staples from six different restaurants and eateries. In addition to all the delectable foods you’ll be eating, your knowledgable and fun guide will discuss the district’s history, culture and food scene.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 739 Iberville St.
Price: $48

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Louisiana Cooking Class - Grains

From the event description:

Join us in learning how to make breads with natural leavening agents, pastries, and homemade quick breads using local grains and ingredients. This class will focus on making rustic and traditional breads and pastries using flours from Bellegarde Bakery, which sources grain and ingredients from small-scale farmers and producers around the South. At the end of this workshop, we will enjoy different dips, pickles, jams, and chutneys with our breads and pastries.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, 2800 Chartres St.
Price: $100

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Up to 46% off brewery tour at Royal Brewery

From the Royal Brewery deal description:

Visitors learn about Royal Brewery’s history while tasting craft beers such as Culicidae Ale, Chevelle Diablo-Porter and Termite Loger.

Where: Royal Brewery, 7366 Townsend Place, Building B
Price: Brewery Tour and Two Pints of Beer Each for Two People, $45 (42% discount off regular price), Brewery Tour and Two Pints of Beer Each for Up to Four People, $85 (46% discount off regular price); other deals are available.

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