Maggie Heyn Richardson will speak at the Foundation for Historical Louisiana’s May Heritage Lecture at 6:30 p.m. May 14 in the East Room of the Old Governor’s Mansion, 503 North Blvd., Baton Rouge.

Richardson is the author of “Hungry for Louisiana: An Omnivore’s Journey,” published by the LSU Press. The book is a tour through Louisiana’s culinary experiences, including local farms and roadside vendors, meat markets, festivals and restaurants.

At the lecture, Richardson will share her insights into Louisiana cuisine and its effect on the state’s culture and people. She will sign books after.

A reception hosted by Calandro’s Fine Cellars begins at 6 p.m. The event is free for FHL members and $10 for guests. Call (225) 387-2464.