Hungry and in the mood for some fine art and music?
Well, you can take care of all those wants this Sunday as the St. Claude T-Lot again plays host to the Food Truck and Art Bazaar.
The event begins at 11AM on 1940 St. Claude Ave, near the corner of St. Claude and Touro St. The current line-up calls for six food trucks, music, drinks and a modest art market.
Scheduled food trucks are Brigade Coffee, Beignet Roule, Fat Falafel, Rue Chow, Grilling Shelling, Frencheeze, and Foodie Call.
In addition, a Food Truck Round-Up series is being set to appear in the Central Business District, at the corner of Common and Carondolet Streets right outside 800 Common St., on March 1 at 11AM.
Scheduled to appear there are Brigade Coffee, NOLA Girl Food, Empanada Intifada, Rue Chow, and Frencheeze.
Also on March 14 & 15 for the lunch and happy hour timeframe, is a pre-St. Patrick's Day roundup, with five trucks attending each day. This event happens in the same location as the one on March 1st.
In addition, the Rusty Nail bar at 1100 Constance St., will have a "food truck soiree" on March 9 from 2 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the bar.
Expected are Foodie Call, Rue Chow, La Cocinita, BBQ N' SOME, NOLA Girl Food, The Fat Falafel, Frencheeze, and Brigade Coffee.
Lenten switch-up meals
Same ole Friday foods?
By: Angela Frances - MSTv Food Correspondent
Not feeling the meal on the left for your Friday Lenten feast?
Well, living Louisiana means almost no limit to the types of seafood you can enjoy during this season of Lent. Plus, if you can't find these two great recipes, you can make them yourself just as easily. Sounds good? Let's get started!
Sesame Oven-Fried Fish
1 pound catfish fillets 1/4 cup skim milk 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Dash of pepper Chopped parsley
Pour milk into a shallow dish. Combine crumbs, cornmeal, seeds, mustard, garlic powder and pepper.
Dip fish in milk, coat with crumb mixture.
Bake in 450-degree oven until golden and fish flakes easily.
Broiled Soft-Shelled Crabs
6 soft-shelled crabs Salt and pepper 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon sifted flour 8 tablespoons butter, melted Chopped parsley Lemon wedges Clean crabs, pat dry and season with salt and pepper. Season milk with salt and pepper; soak crabs in milk 15 minutes. Sprinkle crabs lightly with flour and brush with melted butter.
Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat, top side down, about 7 to 8 minutes. Turn. Brush top side with butter and broil about 8 minutes or until golden brown.