Food & Drink

All the ways Baton Rouge restaurants reimagine arancini

Unique takes to try around Baton Rouge Arancini made a cameo appearance recently in season two of HBO’s The White Lotus, and the Sicilian street food occupies a special place in the hearts of Baton Rouge diners. Many first experienced it at Gino’s Restaurant. Late founder and Sicily native Mama “Grace” Marino introduced the fried rice balls when the eatery first opened in 1966. Served as an appetizer, it’s formed…

Style & Home

Cozy pullovers for January’s chilliest days

Alice Blue black bow cardigan, $48 From Rodeo Cuban Link Necklace, $100 Luxury Nail Bracelet, $35 From The Signature Collection Bow heels, Stylist’s own   FOR HER Pretty Garbage Flame Cropped sweater, $65 From Rodeo, rodeoboutique.com Bold Lock necklace, $50, and bracelet, $45, Cuban earrings, $10 From The Signature Collection, getsignatured.com Beulah Style Kendall Sequin sweater, $73 From Rodeo, rodeoboutique.com Multicolor stone earrings, $15 From The Signature Collection, getsignatured.com  …

Things to do

January 2023’s calendar of can’t-miss events in Baton Rouge

Where to play around the Capital City this month 3-26 Get surreal  Baton Rouge Gallery’s art exhibit Surreal Salon returns for its 15th year. This exhibit welcomes work from global artists who embrace the pop-surrealism and lowbrow genres. And for the first time since the pandemic, the Surreal Salon Soiree—a night of costumes and art—is back on Jan. 21. batonrougegallery.org 11-15 Celebrate Jewish film  The Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival…

Our City

Geaux Ride expands, launches Wellness Tours to encourage connections throughout the city

Geaux Ride is going beyond downtown. In February, the social bike riding business will launch a free, monthly Wellness Tour aimed at reconnecting riders to the community while prioritizing mental health. The Wellness Tours will be held on the first Thursday of every month, partnering with local council members, schools, churches and other community leaders and institutions to give bikers a chance to tour different neighborhoods and meet their fellow…