Food & Drink

Despite the pandemic, Baton Rouge bakeries say king cake demand remains high

While Louisiana mourns the cancellation of traditional Mardi Gras celebrations, bakeries around Baton Rouge are still working hard to fulfill king cake orders. For many of us, it's one element of the holiday that we can celebrate safely at home.  “This is our saying around here: COVID can cancel Mardi Gras, but it can’t cancel king cakes,” says Gambino’s Bakery's Tammy Wilson. For some bakeries, though, the pandemic has meant reevaluating…