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Food & Drink

Check out John Folse’s farm and distillery while enjoying local cuisine at the first Farm Fete

This Thursday offers a chance to check out Chef John Folse's farm and year-old distillery while eating delicious cuisine from local chefs. The first-ever Farm Fête, held Sept. 19 at White Oak Estate and Gardens, is hosted by Big River Economic and Agricultural Development Alliance, or BREADA. Farm Fête includes a guided tour of the grounds by Folse, including the distillery, and a cocktail-style tasting of a variety of dishes.  …

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Things to do

Dine Roundup: Tiki party at Soji, date night cooking class and more events this week in Baton Rouge

Get a free meal at Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers If you didn’t feel like cooking tonight, you’re in luck! Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is hosting Cool Kids Club Night, when patrons can get a Kids Meal by purchasing an Adult Combo Meal 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3. There will be giveaways, face paintings, and even free Kids Club T-shirts.  Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is at 6464 Siegen Lane. …

Our City

Young leaders are reshaping the city, and encouraging more members of their generation to take part

With two universities and several community colleges, it should come as no surprise that the Capital Region is a hub for young people. But the challenge is keeping them here once they’ve finished college and entered the professional world, as many tend to leave for bigger cities like Houston. Conversations about how to attract and retain young talent continue among business leaders and local officials, and as a result, organizations…