Food & Drink

Food podcasts and radio shows to check out from Louisiana and beyond

Podcasts are having a moment, and the 225 Dine team is all about it. Naturally, we gravitate toward food-related podcasts. Here are several options (including a few radio shows, too) worth streaming. Some even have a local and regional bent. 1. Bite & Booze Jay Ducote practically pioneered Baton Rouge food podcasting, so his podcast is first on our list. Listening to Ducote's show is a must to be in-the-know about the local food scene, and…

Style & Home

Weaving it all together

Until this year, Article & Thread lived behind a computer screen. Owner Jennifer Myers laughs remembering why she decided to start her boutique online. It was December 2015, and online boutiques had become popular. She thought opening an e-store would be easier than a physical store, too. Running an online shop ended up being tougher than she imagined. But after more than a year of hard work and building relationships…

Things to do

Cheap outdoor and indoor events in Baton Rouge for your summer movie fix

The summer movie season is always filled with huge blockbusters and family-friendly flicks. But an outing to a major movie chain usually gets pretty pricey when you add popcorn and a drink. In Baton Rouge, local organizations are coming up with creative ways to satisfy residents' cravings for cinema while being kind on the wallet. Check out some of the best local options and our tips for what you can bring…

Our City

Actions speak louder

It’s been nearly a year since our city was changed forever. The killings of Alton Sterling and three police officers created raw racial divides—and perhaps deepened ones that already existed. As we reflect on the ways Baton Rouge has changed over the past 365 days, we wanted to talk to the people taking action: doing the hard work to improve race relations, providing resources for the underserved, celebrating multiculturalism and…