New Louisiana products include a Baton Rouge barbecue sauce and Tony's mixer
Looking at you, Louisiana products. These are happening now. Also: I expect to see and report on more new products from our state next month, when there are usually debuts at the Louisiana Restaurant Show.
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Angel food cake is a summer favorite: Cooking Creole
Some angel food cake pans, such as this one from www.pastrychef.com, have a removable bottom, like a cheesecake pan.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Those aren't just weeds - they're food, too
The Texas native operates Primitive Texas, which teaches survival skills in the wild, including identifying and enjoying wild plants.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Essence Fest 2014 after-parties, celebrity bashes, riverboat soirees and more
The 2014 Essence Festival , the event's 20th anniversary celebration, is bigger than ever, packed with nighttime concerts, day parties, seminars and other events over the Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans.
Miss Creole Gumbo seeking contestants for Bridge City pageant
Reigning Queen and King of the 2014 Gumbo Festival Miss Amanda Rene Defrene and Mr. Damian A. LeCompte King Creole Gumbo XL The Miss Creole Gumbo pageant committee is seeking contestants for the next queen of the Bridge City Gumbo Festival.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Evangeline Parish's history told in photographs
Last year was St. Landry Parish's turn to have its history documented in photographs.
Liberty show will feature Geno Delafose
If you are looking for something special to do over the long Independence Day holiday, the Liberty Theatre in Eunice has a treat in store.
The Trailhead brings David Vappie and his band home: Covington Town Talk
The City of Covington is always a place to take in a good time, from the Final Friday Block Parties to the Sunset at the Landing concerts, not to mention Spring and Fall for Art.
Is orzo the new rice?
Lately, I've seen orzo showing up on the table of folks who didn't even know it existed a few years ago.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Best of New Orleans
New Orleans' Top 100+ Bars: New and Notable
Broussard's Empire Bar New ownership has ushered in changes at the elegant Creole restaurant.
Free program to teach about Creole culture
Young people ages 8 to 17 will have an opportunity to step into the past while learning new skills during this year's Creole Culture Summer Enrichment Program July 14-25 in Opelousas.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
You can tell a lot about a Cajun joint by the service, and both the service and the atmosphere at Beaucoup are about as laid-back and casual as it gets, which by our estimation is a good sign.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Culinary culture: Voodoo chicken pasta, feu follet cocktail
It often conjures images of curses and talismans but Louisiana's long history with voodoo encompasses much more than that.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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Creole music in Breaux Bridge; Melting Pot Show 3 contest
Jeffery Broussard and D'Jalma Garnier III present "An Evening of Creole Music," Thursday, 7-9:30 p.m. at Joie de Vivre Coffee & Culture CafA©, 107 N. Creole music in Breaux Bridge; Melting Pot Show 3 contest Jeffery Broussard and D'Jalma Garnier III present "An Evening of Creole Music," Thursday, 7-9:30 p.m. at Joie de Vivre Coffee & Culture ... (more)
Elvis Presley's 'King Creole' to screen for free in the city in which ...
"Crawfish! Crawfish!" Elvis Presley's New Orleans-shot "King Creole" screens in the city in which it was shot this weekend, thanks to the Historic New Orleans Collection ongoing "Louisiana in Film" screening series.
Commander's Palace's Tory McPhail on Katrina, Creole food, drinking in New Orleans - Media Buffet
"All of us who went through Katrina really went through a lot of stuff." So starts a recent episode of "Chef's Night Out" starring Commander's Palace chef Tory McPhail, who calls the year-long post-storm project of rebuilding the storied New Orleans restaurant "the hardest work of my life."
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Will Coviello on saving money at museums and cultural institutions
It's not what the art world means by "priceless," but there are plenty of opportunities for art lovers to explore local museums at no cost .
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Whata s Happening for June 19, 2014
The Red Stick Farmers Market's Fresh Fest in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday morning will celebrate a customer favorite - the tomato.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Smiley: Language barriers
"After calling my mother, they finally believed us - and it wasn't long before I got 'carried to the store' to 'make groceries,' 'got down' when we got there, and drank 'Coke,' no matter if it really was Sprite.