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Backyard Travel in Baton Rouge

Louisiana Swamp

So often in life, we overlook what’s right in front of us. We take our backyard for granted. We’re so steeped in day-to-day minutiae that our habits and every day surroundings start to feel tedious – even boring. Many of us move away from our birthplaces. Sometimes we go back for visits. Other times, no  connections […]

The Best Baton Rouge Itinerary

  How great would it be To be invited to experience your home town through a fresh, visitors lens? Oh wait! I was invited to visit Baton Rouge as a guest! A tourist. A traveler. An explorer. I had the rare opportunity of seeing home from a different perspective. And that is just refreshing, isn’t it? I […]

Celebrating Louisiana Food and Wine at Fete Rouge

Fete Rouge

“Eric, I don’t think I’ll make it,” I groaned, severe discomfort setting in. “You can’t quit now! C’mon, we’re halfway there!” My brother-and-law and I weren’t hiking up Mt. Everest or even Mt. Kilimanjaro. We weren’t swimming from Cuba to Florida. It was something much more intense…. We were attempting to hit every food station […]

Baton Rouge Food Tours

Baton Rouge Food Tours

Do you live in your hometown? If not, then do you miss the food and culture? I sure do! I’ve lived in Nashville, TN these last three years, and while I’m closer to home than my previous residence in Washington DC (of eight years), I’ve still got a little further south to go until I […]

A Pop-Up Brunch in Baton Rouge

pop-up

Have you ever heard of a “pop-up” restaurant? According to Wikipedia, they are like “supper clubs” that operate in private homes, former factories, or other such venues. Similarly, a pop-up bunch/lunch/dinner is a dining event in a place, like a restaurant, that is normally closed during that meal time. I’ve never been to a pop-up […]

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