Louisiana Made

Louisiana Made: Metal Winner

As far as daily commutes go, David Cano’s is hard to beat. It runs from the recently renovated second-floor loft apartment directly above his wife’s letterpress studio to just down the street at the expansive metal fabrication shop where, with…

Louisiana Made: Making Scents

There’s a deeply NOLA phenomenon that could be described as a kind of neon twilight. It happens when the last of a humid day’s sunset shines off a low-slung sky blanket hanging, it seems, just out of reach, and casts…

Literary Louisiana: Take Flight

Audubon on Louisiana Selected Writings of John James Audubon, edited by Ben Forkner Known perhaps as the greatest naturalist painter, John James Audubon will forever be linked to the state of Louisiana. During his time traveling up and down the…

First Impressions

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

Jennings Apiaries

Ruston compnay creates honey and honeycomb products straight from the hive

Crawfish Craze

Crawfish butter and three tasty recipes to curb your crustacean craving

Serious Success

New Orleans Chef Kristen Essig of Coquette opens second restaurant and works for change in the industry

Culinary fight club

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

Gumbo Party

Three satisfying gumbos that will have your friends and family coming back for seconds and thirds

Cajun Justice

Lafayette native tapped by mega-bestselling author James Patterson to collaborate on a novel

Fired Up!

Rhonda Lee of St. James Parish stokes the flames during annual holiday celebration

Ranch Redux

Aron Biedenharn Coates renews a Baton Rouge ranch style house with a midcentury modern vibe

Over the River

Detour away from New Orleans for an exploration of nearby historic Algiers Point

Between the Rivers

Hit the road for a getaway filled with food, fun, history and loads of nature in Vidalia and nearby Natchez, Mississippi

STEP-BY-STEP

A post-operation infection from pediatric bone cancer cost New Orleanian Ford Sutter his right leg, but it hasn’t prevented him from moving on

Locavore

5 fabulous farmers markets throughout the state

Savoir ‘Fair’

Ruston woodworker Joshua Mitchell works to bring together creatives as well as the larger community