Over the last few months, I have eaten a lot at White Star Market.
When a fire in March 2017 destroyed the Carriage House Restaurant on the grounds of The Myrtles Plantation, a historic building and a long-running St. Francisville restaurant was lost. But Morgan Moss, The Myrtles' young proprietor, saw an opportunity.
Crawfish season has begun. And the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society — with help from the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation — is throwing a party to celebrate at Crawfête 2019.
I’ll be honest: When my editor asked me to review Just Wingin’ It, I wasn’t terribly excited. The name conjured up a meal somewhere I’d be less than likely to frequent, but as the Bard himself once wrote, “A rose by any other name would smell as s…
Katy Prescott always keeps homemade sugar cookie dough in her freezer so she can offer a yummy dessert at a moment’s notice.
MJ’s Cafe, the popular vegetarian-minded restaurant at Mid City’s White Star Market, plans to open a “satellite” location inside Yoga Rouge near LSU.
A new food and music festival with a distinct alt-country flavor is coming to downtown Baton Rouge this summer. Son Volt, Old 97's, Shooter Jennings and The Bottle Rockets will perform at the inaugural Bandito Food and Music Festival, taking place…
Jack Warner, who co-founded Walk-On’s, has repurchased the downtown location of Schlittz & Giggles and is looking at “redeveloping and refreshing” the pizza parlor.
In the center of White Star Market, chef Vu Le serves premium ramen — bowls of steaming golden noodles adorned with mushrooms, scallions, and an array of carefully prepared meats and oils.
Unless you're the greatest, most creative planner, Valentine's Day can come with a little bit of pressure. You could be within the first year of an exciting, new relationship or decades into a loving, committed partnership — either way, you are pr…
Do you often find yourself too busy to cook but still want to put a home-cooked meal on the table? One of the best timesaving tips I know is to make-ahead and freeze.
A rezoning request has been filed for a Drago’s Seafood Restaurant near the intersection of College Drive and Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge.
Uncle Earl’s Bar, a longtime Perkins Road watering hole, has been sold to a group of local investors that include the owners of Phil’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Restaurant, who plan on rebranding it as a destination for young professionals.
Saying Baton Rouge is where he needs to be, Louisiana chef Chris Motto nominated himself to leave FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" on Friday night, bidding goodbye just one week before the season finale.
For many people, the fondest memories they have of their grandparents usually involve cooking and the amazing meals they shared. Most of the chefs I have interviewed for Let’s Dish have mentioned vivid, loving stories of their grandmothers in the …
Being greeted with blaring '70s music upon walking in the door is a good way to let you know something funky might be going on at Cathy’s Southern Kitchen. The relatively new Southern food spot at 8121 Florida Blvd. is shoehorned into a location a…
Is anyone in Louisiana genuinely excited about this year's Super Bowl? Our guess is no — unless you like the Patriots, in which case you probably also cheer for Alabama. Most of us in south Louisiana are still a little burned by the Saints being robbed.
Mardi Gras season is upon us. There are parties to attend and dishes to bring to help celebrate. There’s also a super big football game (we shall not speak its name) this weekend. In short, there is another wave of party food headed our way.
When she isn’t performing onstage, country singer Martina McBride likes to cook for family and friends. She says when she makes a delicious dish, she likes to share it, “which is a lot like sharing my music with an audience. I often say that cooki…
The owners of the popular City Pork and City Slice restaurants are opening a new eatery in Perkins Rowe in a long-vacant space that had been occupied by Applebee’s.
Advocate columnist Holly Clegg's family reports she is doing well after surgery Wednesday to remove her stomach as part of her treatment for stomach cancer.
Many Baton Rougeans have experienced the yumminess of a Curbside Burger. Now, those attending the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami will get the chance to as well.
At its first location on Jefferson Highway, MJ’s Café built a loyal following of diners seeking hearty vegetarian lunches along with those sticking to vegan lifestyles.
Inspiration for your next big party is as close as Alvin Kamara. Last year, in his rookie season, the Saints running back sensation told Sports Illustrated, in colorful language not suited for a family newspaper, that he took his signing bonus, pu…
Provisions on Perkins' website boasts that it's "creating a whole new kind of restaurant, one that’s never existed before."