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What's online

Check out a behind the scenes video and online gallery of this month's cover story, Mad Women.
Crawfish Bisque with Boulettes

Crawfish Bisque with Boulettes

This traditional Crawfish Bisque is made with crawfish tails as well as breaded crawfish meatballs known as “boulettes."
Cajun-style Iced Tea Cocktail

Cajun-style Iced Tea Cocktail

This Cajun-style Iced Tea Cocktail adds a kick of bourbon to the refreshing flavors of lemon, orange zest and whole cloves.
Mad Women

Mad Women

Looking back + fashion forward
Style city

Style city

Young professionals give their fashion tastes and tips
Well-suited: 'Downton Abbey'

Well-suited: 'Downton Abbey'

Style blogger embodies classic British drama
What we're doing

What we're doing

Catching up with our contributors this month
Trying on vintage

Trying on vintage

Dressing for the day, without a special occasion, truly is a lost art.
Don your best

Don your best

Taking inspiration from 'Mad Men' anti-hero Don Draper
Rise and shine

Rise and shine

Local vendors offer plenty of ways to accessorize your look this fall
Right cheer

Right cheer

More than 30 years ago, twin sisters Terri and Tonni Schriber—now Terri Simpson and Tonni McCollister—cheered together for the purple and gold for two straight seasons in 1979-80 and 1980-81.
Staff Playlist

Staff Playlist

Songs to listen to right now
What's up

What's up

Zeeland Street Market has for many years been a dependable and friendly lunch spot for locals and residents of the Garden District.
Model behavior

Model behavior

Local runway star is a fresh face in NYC
Making the cut

Making the cut

Jewelry family scion goes his own way
LSU grad dances her way to S.L.C.

LSU grad dances her way to S.L.C.

Here: LSU student; manager, BCBGMaxazria
There: Orthodontist's assistant; dance instructor, Salt Lake City, Utah
Lauren Weiner

Lauren Weiner

Wardrobe consultant and jewelry designer describes her ideal party
Contrasting couture

Contrasting couture

This year has already been a whirlwind for Maddie Louviere, and fashion's busiest season is just now upon her.
Carl Jacobson

Carl Jacobson

PreSonus exec and metal artist shares his most prized possessions
Three minutes or less

Three minutes or less

This month one local dance troupe has a serious need for speed.
Brew U

Brew U

The Chimes changes a classic game, but introduces another
Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

Pure Delight offers artisan coffee delivery
Top of the Food Chain

Top of the Food Chain

Women find success in local culinary world
Crossover hit

Crossover hit

For the cocktail drinker looking for a smooth transition from summer to autumn flavors, one off-menu special at Bin 77 in Perkins Rowe marries both seasons in the perfect fusion.
Omi

Omi

Before my first visit to Omi, I had heard only hints and whispers about the mysterious restaurant.
Natural style

Natural style

Virginia Archer is a bit of a social butterfly, which makes her the perfect fit as one of the first people to greet you when stopping by Magpie Cafe on Perkins Road. She's one of the cafe's resident "coffee geeks," perfecting the art of slow, single-cup brews of espressos and specialty coffees.
Dining In: C'est bon!

Dining In: C'est bon!

Simple Southern and Cajun-style dishes for entertaining
Green living

Green living

The most recent addition to the downtown food scene is something familiar to fans of its Main Street Market stall.
Spring forward

Spring forward

A new event will debut 2015 collections this fall
Dawsone Tayrone Odums

Dawsone Tayrone Odums

Southern University Head Football Coach Dawson Odums never intended to be a collegiate coach.
The tailgate trajectory

The tailgate trajectory

How LSU football's greatest tradition has changed and how it has stayed the same
Oh, sister!

Oh, sister!

Explaining Baton Rouge's sister cities
Gone paddlin'

Gone paddlin'

A guide to canoeing and kayaking in the Capital Region
Styles this fall

Styles this fall

As we do every year in September, our cover story this month is on fashion in Baton Rouge. This year we have done a little riff on the 'Mad Men' series, except our focus is on "Mad Women."
A fashionable hope

A fashionable hope

The more I set my mind to fashion for this issue of '225,' the more I came to see the artistry and profession of style in a whole new depth.
Head strong

Head strong

Local designer Annie Claire brings fashion to the follicles
'The Skeleton Twins'

'The Skeleton Twins'

After estranged twins miraculously escape death on the same day, these separate brushes with the fatal bring them unexpectedly together again at a time when they need each other the most.
Step in time

Step in time

Production of Mary Poppins' mixes the musical and beloved film
Music: Best bets

Music: Best bets

Some of the best and brightest of the Baton Rouge music scene are ushering in the fall with "Back to School Parties" at Spanish Moon and the Legendary Noise Floor this month.
Modern man

Modern man

Luke St. John is a busy man.
Legends in the making

Legends in the making

New co-op for artists and musicians helps them hone their crafts
Hands on work

Hands on work

Making your name as a young, up-and-coming artist is not easy in any city, let alone Baton Rouge.
Finding the groove

Finding the groove

Rob Chidester calls it "dinner theater without the dinner," but it's gaining considerable crowds under the moniker "Drop the Needle."
A teacher who does

A teacher who does

Andrei Codrescu has said of him, "If Flannery O'Connor had been a bad boy living in the French Quarter, she'd have been James Nolan."
Arts: Best bets

Arts: Best bets

Found fabrics and antique linens are the canvases for Kelli Scott Kelley's strange fairy tales about half-human alligator monsters, circus animals that disappear into the swamps and other fanciful characters.



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Don't fear the roux

Our guide to making the roux and bisque for this month’s Crawfish Bisque with Boulettes.

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They’re young, bold and independent. They’re not the women of the ’60s, but they know style when they see it.

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