Food & Drink

7 primal Baton Rouge lunch dishes for your paleo diet

If you're attempting to go paleo (no grains, no dairy, no processed sugars) in Baton Rouge, we understand the struggle. Sometimes it seems like there's nothing but carbs everywhere you look. But with a little digging and mindful ordering, you can dine out and still stick to the plan. Here are some of our faves. 1. The Geisha Roll at Umami Japanese Bistro Giving up rice makes eating sushi a…

Style & Home

Not all who wander are lost

For the first time in years, Abby Bullock’s boutique doesn’t have wheels under it. She still remembers her very first pop-up. It was in 2014, after she’d fallen in love with fashion buying as a Dallas fashion student and moved to her husband’s hometown of Baton Rouge. “I jam-packed my 4-Runner with baskets of clothes, and I booked my first pop-up in Shreveport at my friend’s house, and it like,…

Things to do

Weekly Itinerary: what to do in Baton Rouge this weekend and beyond

Thursday, May 18 Southern Craft Pint Night: Celebrate Craft Beer Week at Burgersmith (3613 Perkins Road) with brews from local brewery Southern Craft. The event will feature Southern Craft’s Pina Colada Hyla paired with Burgersmith’s Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Sandwich. Receive a free Southern Craft pint glass with purchase of burger-beer pairing. 6-10 p.m. Movie Picnic at Tin Roof Brewing Co.: Tin Roof Brewing Co. (1624 Wyoming St.) will show Jaws on…

Our City

Like mother, like daughter

It was Los Angeles in 1984, and fate seemed unkind to Team USA. Right before the summer Olympic games began, Team USA’s great women’s gymnastics hope had suffered a knee injury. And there was stiff competition from the rest of the gymnastics world to snatch the gold. But Mary Lou Retton wasn’t going to let something like an injury stop her. She was a 16-year-old powerhouse, after all. Retton, with…