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Dine Roundup: Salad Shop anniversary, Tin Roof release party and more Baton Rouge food events


The Salad Shop celebrates three years during Friday $3.65 salad event

If you’re looking for a healthy lunch option this Friday, Oct. 21, head over to The Salad Shop to celebrate its third anniversary.

To kick-off a new year in business, the eatery will sell chopped salads, wrapped salads and pasta salads for $3.65 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The offer includes options from the “Build-Your-Own” menu and “Shop Signatures,” according to a press release.

Baton Rouge salad dressing makers Hanley’s Foods and Jay Ducote—both Salad Shop partners—will also be participating in the event.

The Salad Shop has two locations, at 3617 Perkins Road and 11445 Coursey Blvd. More info can be found on its website or Facebook page.


Tin Roof holding Rougarou release party

Tin Roof Brewing Co. is welcoming its new beer, Rougarou Imperial Black Ale, with a release party.

This Friday, Oct. 21, 4-10 p.m., celebrate the seasonal beer with music and food from Barbosa’s Barbeque. Tin Roof fans who want to try the Rougarou need to hurry—only one batch is being brewed, according to a press release.

The beer is named after the Cajun tale about a beast who lives in the swamp and waits to attack unsuspecting victims.

Tin Roof is at 1624 Wyoming St. More details can be found on the Facebook event page.


Boo at the Zoo begins this weekend

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo hosts its 20th trick-or-treat extravaganza Oct. 22-23 and 29-30. 

The event will feature more than 20 trick-or-treat stations, a Halloween hay maze, educational activities, train rides and a swamp tour. The zoo’s Flamingo Café, All Star Catering and Sno-Mobile of LA will be serving food and drinks.

“Boo at the Zoo is a wonderful way for families across the region to enjoy safe trick-or-treating while experiencing all the wonders that wildlife and nature have to offer. And, with the challenges our communities faced this year with recent flooding, it’s even more imperative to keep experiencing these types of annual traditions,” zoo Director Phil Frost said in a press release. 

The event will run 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Entry is the cost of regular zoo admission. For more information, visit Boo at the Zoo online.


Heads up: Old State Capitol ‘Spirits of Louisiana’ event is next week

Get ready for a night of spirits in various forms with the Spirits of Louisiana event on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Old State Capitol.

Guests can sample rum, bourbon, whiskey and gin from six Louisiana distilleries, including Baton Rouge Distilling. During the tastings, guests can walk the halls of the historic building or watch The Ghost of the Castle, a production about Civil War-era figure Sarah Morgan, according to a press release.

Tickets are $75 and can be found on the event’s Eventbrite page. All proceeds go toward the Old State Capitol Foundation. More info on the event can be found on the Facebook event page.


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