Kitchen Confidential

Nine chefs and culinary pros dish on their cooking secrets—just in time for the holidays

Food & Drink

7 Southern cookbooks released in 2017 to gift your favorite foodie

Finding the ever-elusive perfect gift can be hard. Where do you even start when no two people on your shopping list have the same taste in, like, anything? We’ve been there, too. Enter our go-to gift: the cookbook. Everyone likes food. Everyone likes pictures of food. Not everyone likes to cook, but anyone can use another coffee table book—right? And it just might inspire them to get into the kitchen.…

Style & Home

Place Baton Rouge-made and retailed gifts under your tree this year

When it comes to gifts, there's nothing more special than those one-of-a-kind pieces. We rounded up 20 gift ideas that are uniquely Baton Rouge. All of these items have ties to local makers, and several are items that you'll only find in the Capital Region. That makes them just the thing for anyone who holds a special place in their heart for the Red Stick. Hover over each image to…

Things to do

Get in the holiday spirit at three local Christmas parades Dec. 9

Mardi Gras doesn't officially begin until February, but luckily for us, we can experience the season a little early. Baton Rouge, Zachary and Denham Springs are all hosting Christmas parades this Saturday, Dec. 9. Baton Rouge Christmas Parade  Each year, thousands of Baton Rougeans line the streets of downtown for the annual Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade, which has been rolling through the Red Stick since 1949. The parade, steeped in…

Our City

Meet the women working to change the local technology industry

Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates. That’s who most people think of when picturing technology leaders. But more and more women are getting in on the action, and in Baton Rouge, the local technology industry is growing. It makes sense that we’re increasingly trying to grow young tech minds with programs like The Futures Fund and Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council’s Computer Class for Girls. These groups are working to…