Food & Drink

Rock Paper Taco food trailer opens with regular service at Tin Roof

Rock Paper Taco set up shop in front of Tin Roof Brewing Co. on March 15, and it doesn't look like it's going anywhere. The glossy new food trailer—operating six days a week outside the brewery—serves a mix of tacos from classics (like carne asada) to creative (like roasted cauliflower or country fried steak), all named after Baton Rouge streets. Josh Duke, co-owner of Olive or Twist, knew he wanted…

Style & Home

Inside Baton Rouge’s first succulent-focused boutique

Rozlan Fransen never leaves Trader Joe’s without a plant or two. Whether she’s taking home a lone succulent or enough for an entire garden, nothing makes her happier than adding to her personal collection—even when she’s supposed to be grocery shopping. When she first fell in love with the plants, she’d make frequent trips to East Austin Succulents. She’d walk the rows of one-of-a-kind plants at the Texas outdoor cactus…

Things to do

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre brings back its crowd-pleasing production of ‘Cinderella’

With one flick of her fairy godmother’s wand, Cinderella trades in her glass slippers for pointe shoes in Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre production of the classic story. Returning to the BRBT stage for the first time since 2010, Cinderella adds classical ballet choreography, beautiful costumes, humor and even audience participation to the beloved fairy tale. The production combines the stunning choreography that a ballet connoisseur would expect with comedic additions…

Our City

Baton Rouge is discovering new ways to get into the outdoors

WATER ROUTES Paddle enthusiasts are cleaning up local bayous and turning them into ‘blueways’ SHARE A RIDE A smart bike system is on the horizon, with more than 80 stations slated across Baton Rouge once complete TAKE A HIKE A planned park near downtown would offer nature trails along the river This article was originally published in the April 2018 issue of 225 Magazine.