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Thu December 1, 2011
Unique Food Options Pop Up in Unlikely Places
By Eve Abrams
New Orleans – What do an uptown butcher shop, a downtown catering kitchen, Bayou St. John's Magnolia Bridge, and a mid-city living room have in common? Hint: the answer is yummy, ephemeral, and part of a nation-wide eating trend where talented cooks bypass hiring a wait staff or holding regular hours. Pop-up restaurants do exactly what the name suggests: they pop-up in places a regular restaurant probably wouldn't otherwise exist. Eve Abrams set out to discover what's popping up, sizzling, and baking in New Orleans.