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Heavyweight Oyster Eating Duel Slated for New Orleans Oyster Festival

Louisiana eating champion Adrian Morgan will go plate-to-plate with arch-rival Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas at the Acme World Oyster Eating Championship at 11:45 a.m. on June 1st in Woldenberg Park. Thomas holds the world record for eating 48 dozen Louisiana oysters in eight minutes, but was recently beaten by Morgan at the crawfish-eating world [...]

New Orleans Oyster Fest
Shucks and Jives This Weekend

What’s better than New Orleans music and food? Why, if you were just visiting the city, you might think that that’s all we do—eat, drink and enjoy music and good times. And hell, you’d be right! To celebrate the lowly yet luscious bivalves that New Orleanians treasure so much, you should take a hint from [...]

New Orleans Oyster Festival in Woldenberg Park This Weekend

The New Orleans Oyster Festival is moving off the hot pavement of the Jax Brewery parking lot and into Woldenberg Park (at Conti Street) this year. The festival begins Saturday, June 2 at 1 p.m. and continues Sunday, June 3 from noon to 8:30 p.m. The centerpiece of the fest is of course the food, [...]

New Orleans Oyster Festival: Photos

The second-annual New Orleans Oyster Festival was held Saturday and Sunday in front of Jax Brewery in the French Quarter. The free festival included music from the Treme Brass Band, Bucktown Allstars, Bag of Donuts, John Popper and the Dusk Ray Trubadors, James Ray Brad, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. and Irma Thomas. [...]