Food & Drink

Ghost kitchen taco concept takes shape inside City Slice

The spot you thought was just a pizza place, is now also a taco joint, both of which are run by that artisan barbecue venture that operates lots of other Baton Rouge eateries. In January, City Group Hospitality quietly opened City Taco, a ghost kitchen concept tucked inside its City Slice pizzeria on West Chimes Street. The idea was to supplement sales at City Slice, affected by the downturn in…

Style & Home

Denham Springs maker Grace Holden sells funky and functional tufted art creations and quilted goods

These days, the quirkier your home decor, the better. Denham Springs artist Grace Holden creates bold, textured, pop-off-the-wall mirrors, wall decor, stylish pillows and nontraditional rugs. Her Stuff and Co. pieces are bright, colorful, fuzzy—and a little whacky. Some of her creations look as if a ’70s rug and a crayon box had a baby. Her modern art shop includes a grass-green tufted snake-shaped wall hanging and poofy smiley and…

Things to do

Easter egg hunt, virtual 5K with your pets and more events in Baton Rouge this week

Head to Brickyard for some live music Friday Live music is back at Brickyard South. Subliminal Landmines will be performing at Brickyard for the first time in a year, Friday, March 5. Enjoy the show at the bar and grill from 8-11 p.m.  For more information, click here.  Brickyard South is at 174 South Blvd. Search for Easter eggs during a flashlight egg hunt Friday BREC's Highland Road Community Park…

Our City

How have Baton Rouge businesses that launched at the start of the pandemic fared over the last year? These owners open up

In the early days of the pandemic, revenue plunged for most businesses in the service industry. Yet a few Baton Rouge businesses were able to open their doors right in the middle of all the chaos. How did they navigate the growing pains most new businesses weather and the stay-at-home orders and phase jumps of the past year? The beginning was the roughest, says Van Nguyen, owner of Boba Partea.…