Food & Drink

One of Baton Rouge’s oldest restaurants honored as 2024 Soul Food Pioneer

https://youtu.be/44oB4ePDbJU Round the corner on Fairchild Street, and there it is: a crimson-and-white building that's been open for decades. The sign over the door reads Ethel’s Snack Shack. Here, "snack" is code for soul food. And these days, that means smothered chicken and cornbread dressing on Mondays, and smoked baby back ribs and seafood-stuffed potatoes on Fridays. Red beans and rice, an Ethel’s mainstay, are on the menu daily, while…