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Planter Like a Pro

The right planters can boost your home’s curb appeal or add a wow factor to your garden. But what’s the difference between a planter that pops and one that flops? Horticulturist Brooke Inzerella says it’s all about the prep work.…

Improved Optics

We are blessed with long days of light that extend well into nighttime and well into the later months. Protect your eyes and frame your face in retro sunglasses at all price points for late summer nostalgia at its finest.…

Of Robichaux and Thibodaux

The moderately sweet, complex citrus flavor of aged Satsuma Rum accented with bitters and fresh lime renders an intensely refreshing, medium-length finish. Prompted by recollections of childhood visits to Cinclare Plantation near Brusly, Michael Dalmau’s eponymous restaurant commemorates his exiled…

Painting with a Purpose

Inspiration doesn’t keep bankers’ hours. It’s far too fickle for that. No, inspiration comes rushing in when the rest of the world sits still. At least it does for Lafayette artist Dana Manly, anyway. To her, a celebrated painter in…

The Beat Goes On

It’s Saturday ­— a football Saturday — in Acadiana, a region like many in the South where the sport is equal parts game and gospel. Kickoff is just a few hours away, meaning there’s even less time than that until…

At the Root

Omari Ho-Sang is working to abolish crime and poverty in Shreveport and beyond

Simply Elevated

Scott Gautreau focuses on elegant, home cooked classics at City Pork in Baton Rouge

Over and Under

Overpass Merchant in Baton Rouge offers something for everyone with its global menu

Woman's Work

Female chefs are running the kitchens and changing culinary culture in a host of Louisiana’s top restaurants

First Impressions

Leslie Graham and Ryan Howell master the art of letterpress in Alexandria

Pottery: A Love Story

Emily and David Wortman create a tourist destination of their out-of-the-way pottery store in Duson

Give and Take

Lafayette musician Tiffany Lamson of Givers works on solo material and tries on several new genres

Special Delivery

Tyler Benoit of Darrell’s in Lake Charles is third-generation gatekeeper of iconic sandwich 

Tea à la Teche

A new summer cocktail at Café Sydnie Mae honors Chef Bonnie Breaux’s ancestral link to Breaux Bridge’s founder

About Time

Watches with texture, clean lines and classic details for the perfect finishing touch

Beats on the Bayou

Steve and Cezanne Nails’ Dockside Studio in Maurice is a creative haven for recording artists

Powerful Hospitality

Manny Augello of Bread & Circus Provisions in Lafayette recognized by the James Beard Foundation

Born Again

Shreveport’s Cotton Boll Grill gets another lease on life

Jennings Apiaries

Ruston compnay creates honey and honeycomb products straight from the hive

THE GRAND PIGS-PERIMENT

Lafayette chef Paul Ayo’s new bacon-themed eatery, Avec Bacon Café, is innovative both in concept and execution

Golden Grace

The Lost Bayou Ramblers are found by the Grammys, nabbing a shiny statue on the cusp of 20 years as a band

WEAR Y’HAT

New Iberia’s Colby Hebert combines a love of performing, costumes and culture to fit perfectly atop your head