It's time for the lottery, again — no, not that $640 million jackpot, though those mega millions certainly would help paying for this one: Chef Ludo Lefebvre will be cooking a 5-course, $105 per person “Best of LudoBites: Foie Gras Night” on Tuesday, April 17 at Gram & Papa's, the Downtown eatery that hosted the chef's LudoBites 7.0 pop-up. The state's ban on foie gras is effective in July so, as the mentality of scarcity goes, get it while you can. A portion of proceeds from the dinner will go to the Coalition for Humane and Ethical Farming Standards (CHEFS).

As with LudoBites 8, reservations for the 25 available tables will be assigned randomly via a lottery process on Urbanspoon. The lottery opens this morning at 10 a.m., at which point you'll have 24 hours to toss your name into the virtual jar, cross your fingers, say a prayer, throw salt over your shoulder, wear your college basketball shorts, find a mockingjay pin, etcetera, before the winners are drawn. Good luck!

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