Eggplant shows up in a ton of south Louisiana dishes from Angels on Horseback to roasted eggplant soup to deep-fried eggplant Parmesan. It's one of the last crops of summer, hanging around farms and backyards along with hot peppers and okra while...
DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Spatula Diaries
Inspired by crisp cucumber and succulent Louisiana blue crab, this pick-up hors d'oeuvre is the perfect summertime party food. Bite into tender flakes of dressed crabmeat tucked neatly in a cucumber “cup” and garnished with fresh herbs...
DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Spatula Diaries
Swine Palace kicks off its Summer Fest productions with William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet this week. The family-friendly performance tells the story of two teenagers who fall in love the moment they meet. However, their families are bitter...
DATE: July 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Family
The Red Stick Farmers Market's summer Fresh Fest is in full swing. It continues this Saturday, putting a spotlight on sweet corn and summer squash. At the "Corn and Squash-tastic" event, patrons can choose from several squash varieties, including...
DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Foodies
Louisiana International Film Fest hosts an advance screening of the film Begin Again Thursday at 7 p.m. at Cinemark Perkins Rowe. The musical drama stars Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley.
DATE: June 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Events
Foo Fighters is returning to New Orleans.
DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
Each Saturday until Aug. 2 the Red Stick Farmers Market is hosting a Fresh Fest celebration, with different themes each week. This weekend, the June 21 theme is “Tomato Me Crazy.” Attendees will enjoy a cooking demonstration, along with...
DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: (AR) Home & Garden
Get an early start to your weekend and support local food and music at Garden Fest. The festivities begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens (
DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Calendar
The Red Stick Farmers Market's summer Fresh Fest continues this Saturday with a celebration of tomatoes. This weekend's market at Fifth and Main streets is dubbed "Tomato Me Crazy," and the event kicks off at 8 a.m. Creole, grape and cherry tomatoes...
DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Foodies
You can get an early start to your Saturday and support local food and music at Garden Fest. As 225 Weekender reports, the festivities begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens at 4560 Essen Lane. The event features...
DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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