Author: Photos by Romero & Romero

Powerful Hospitality

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

Jennings Apiaries

Ruston compnay creates honey and honeycomb products straight from the hive

Born Again

Shreveport’s Cotton Boll Grill gets another lease on life

Beats on the Bayou

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

Golden Grace

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

THE GRAND PIGS-PERIMENT

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

Rum Revival

Shake up a sassy spring cocktail with a tart-sweet edge

Lynda Frese

Former UL professor takes a 40-year look in the rearview mirror, while also looking ahead

WEAR Y’HAT

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

Louisianians of the Year

Louisianians impacting their communities and industry on a local, national, and international level.

Crossing His Tees

Baton Rouge designer Clint English creates iconic T-shirt designs for rock and roll royalty

Culinary fight club

Chef Sean Rivera fights the good fight in Baton Rouge restaurant and in New Orleans’ Culinary Fight Club competition

Animal House

Biology teacher Lacey Hoosier of Buckeye High School in Deville brings a love of wildlife to the classroom

Liquid Epiphany

A seductive Twelfth Night Sour inspires winter imbibing and revelry with an afterglow

Forging Ahead

In a saturated art scene, Lafayette artist Sam Riehl stands out as a blacksmith