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Cotton & Smoke

Garden & Gun readers gathered in Dallas, TX on October 23, 2014 to celebrate all-things Louisiana. This unforgettable evening at The Foundry featured dinner prepared by Louisiana chef Cory Bahr of Cotton and Dallas chef Tim Byres of Smoke, as well as live musical performances by The Deslondes and Feufollet.

Special thanks to: Louisiana Office of Tourism 

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Garden & Gun and the Louisiana Office of Tourism throw an epic Louisiana culinary and musical thrown down of Texas proportions.

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Set-up begins at The Foundry in Dallas, TX.

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Décor at The Foundry.

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Chef Tim Byres of SMOKE and his team prepare the roasted pork for the evening’s feast.

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Louisiana Office of Tourism Director Kyle Edmiston welcomes G&G readers and friends to the event.

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Guests dig in to the grilled oysters with green tomato butter and Muscovy duck wraps with local honey.

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New Orleans-based band The Deslondes kick-off the evening with a musical performance.

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Chef Cory Bahr poses with guests.

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Kettle fried pork rinds with hot sauce.

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A guest enjoys the Cotton “Sharecropper” bourbon cocktail.

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A group of guests pose at The Foundry.

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Guests enjoy custom cocktails and live music.

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Chefs Cory Bahr (left) and Tim Byres (right).

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Guests dance to live music by Feufollet.

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Guests Mary Scott Wolters (second from right) and Whitney Kenney (far right) pose with friends.

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Guests enjoy Abita beer—a Louisiana favorite.

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Guests dance to the live music.

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Guests Dixon Milner and Katie Clemons pose after dinner.

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Chef Tim Byres and Julie-Kim Pham of Smoke.

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Guests receive #OnlyLouisiana koozies in gift bags.

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Guests pose outside The Foundry.

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Lafayette, Louisiana-based band Feufollet performs.

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Bridget Cloud, Misty Shaw, Cory Bahr, Julie-Kim Pham and Kellyn Curtis pose in front of The Foundry.

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Guests enjoy drinks inside The Foundry.

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A Cajun accordion.

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Bridget Cloud (far left), Katie Guasco, Karen Profita, Misty Shaw, Kelli West, and Kyle Edmiston (far right) of the Louisiana Office of Tourism.

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A Texas event is not complete without cowboy boots.

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Guest sitting outside The Foundry and enjoying the live music.

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