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  1. Chef Shuffles
    NOLA’s Now Serving Executive Chef Farid Zadi’s MenuThe French-Algerian chef will add harissa to his BBQ sauce and cook his jambalaya in a paella pan.
  2. Reopenings
    Ragin Cajun Reopening in Hermosa Beach This MayOwner Stephen Domingue tells fans to expect “Bayou meets Chipotle” at his truncated revival.
  3. Leftovers
    Marcus Samuelsson Cooking at Post & Beam; Umami Burger Closing Original LocationThe chef will make Ethiopian tacos with injera bread on a $140 menu coming from Govind Armstrong’s kitchen.
  4. Empire Building
    Now Open: Beck’s Cajun Cafe, Blowing Up at 30th Street StationThe new location offers guests more seating and a larger menu.
  5. Pop-ups
    Tchoup Shop Fires Up for the SeasonOur favorite NOLA pop-up returns to d.b.a. Brooklyn’s back deck.
  6. Openings
    Killer Shrimp Comes Back From the Dead, Open Tomorrow in Marina del ReyThe new location is much bigger and more polished, and even has a boat dock to help you flee if the killer shrimp attack.
  7. Menus
    Five-Course Pre-Fixe at Harold & Belle’sL.A.’s most famous Creole restaurant celebrates 41 years with classic dishes.
  8. Strip Search
    Strip Search: 3575-3357 Wilshire Blvd., KoreatownWhere to find Cajun seafood, Korean porridge, and molten-hot soon tofu soup with a side of bulgogi in Koreatown.
  9. Booze You Can Use
    How to Make a Perfect Hurricane (at Home)“I wanted this to be delicious and still kick you in the teeth as a good party cocktail should.”
  10. Strip Search
    Strip Search: Down Home, Marina del ReyA look into great Cajun po’ boys, fine fried chicken, and some sloppy barbecue served in Marina del Rey.
  11. Menus
    Nona Silvley Lending a Southern Flavor to LA MarketFirst the chef whips up some Cajun cooking for the weekend.
  12. RIP
    Harold Legaux, Harold & Belle’s Heir, Dies at Age 61Fans like Tavis Smiley and Mark Ridley-Thomas are weighing in on a community legend.
  13. Parking Lot Prospector
    Drive-Thru Lomo Saltado From a Former KFC in LBC; The True Best Fish Taco inEl Pollo Imperial’s chicken replaces The Colonel’s in Long Beach, and Bill Esparza discloses his secret spot for tacos in Baja.
  14. Empire Building
    The Boiling Crab Crawls Over to KoreatownThe Texas-born seafood chain makes its first push into the big city.
  15. Slideshow
    A Look At FiveOFour, Soft-Open Today in HollywoodThe Big Easy comes to Hollywood Blvd. and clothes already start coming off.
  16. Foodies With Benefits
    Hungry Cat Helps Gulf Fishermen Through Gator Beignets, Hurricanes, and GumboProceeds from next Tuesday’s two events go to Adopt-A-Fisherman.
  17. Openings
    The Charleston Replaces Free Pizza With Cajun Pop-UpThe city’s best barroom deal is replaced by Honeychiles.
  18. Foodievents
    What to Eat at Dominick’s Crawfish Boil This SaturdayBrandon Boduet continues to mine his Big Easy heritage at a famous duo of Italian restaurants.
  19. Mediavore
    Ramsay Runs Out of Steam in London Marathon; Vietnamese Cajun SpreadsTelevision’s angriest chef exits at mile 20, while New Orleans’ cuisine gets a new spin from non-natives.
  20. Openings
    Speakeasy-‘Speakloudly’ Planned for Avenue BA Mardi Gras–themed bar on top, and a bourbon bar on bottom.
  21. Ragin’ Cajuns
    Cajun Cooking Hits Dominick’s and Little Dom’sA New Orleans native will cook Mardi Gras specials for L.A.
  22. What to Eat
    What to Eat at The Big Easy, Now OpenJennifer Gavin’s menu brings Cajun/Creole to Hyde Park.
  23. Openings
    Jennifer Gavin Bringing Cajun/Creole to Hyde ParkThe Hell’s Kitchen vet fills the old Orly’s space.
  24. Foodievents
    Uncle Darrow’s Celebrates 10th Birthday with Crawfish Broil and Many ‘Ooo Wee’s’A Westside Creole Cajun eatery is hosting a party on its patio.
  25. Slideshow
    Slideshow: First Look at Bloody Bill’sBloody Bill’s opens with Spanish tapas but will return with a whole animal.
  26. Previews
    Bloody Bill Plans Cajun Cooking at Fatty’sWilliam Annesley will bring us Cajun barbecue next year.
  27. Mediavore
    Marcel Vigneron Caters Mark Liddell Launch; Mr. T Loves Junior’s DeliWe get a peek at the food of a Top Chef runner-up, while Mr. T’s eating habits buck deli stereotypes.
  28. Mediavore
    McDonald’s In-House American Idol; Save the Po’ BoyPlus: Gatorade targets “hardcore” athletes, and Starbucks upscales its London shops, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Foodievents
    Where to Eat at Taste of Soul, Tomorrow on CrenshawWhat to eat at The Taste of Soul Festival on Crenshaw tomorrow.
  30. Previews
    What to Eat at Queen’s Po-Boy Cafe, Pending in PortolaNew Cajun joint will specialize in po boys and beer.
  31. foodievents
    16th Annual Long Beach Crawfish FestivalCajun crawfish are back for their 16th year in LBC.
  32. Spot Check
    Mardi GrabassLast night, some restaurants were packed, while others … not so much.
  33. Closings
    No Mo NoNO Kitchen?The city loses a rare Cajun eatery.