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Bud's Catches Fire (Again), Tacos & Tequila Opens, More

Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater NOLA editor Gwendolyn Knapp shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.

NOLA— Behold the beauty that is the brand new Eater. Tell us what you think of the relaunch on Eater's new forums page.

QUARTER— Bar manager Steve Yamada dishes on tiki culture and what to expect at upcoming Latitude 29, opening in late October.

CITY PARK— Bud's Broiler on City Park Avenue caught on fire on Thursday evening, but the burger joint remains open.

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— Tacos & Tequila has just opened in the former RioMar space, with counter service, a bar with 70+ tequilas and rums, and tacos that will set you back $2.50 a piece.

RIVERBEND— This week chef Nathaniel Zimet and GM James Denio talk about the Boucherie expansion, and their upcoming fresh fruit daiquiri and snack shack Bourré.