Food & Drink

The story behind the new Geaux Cuban food truck’s appetizing, authentic food

Two months ago, Josue Ordaz and Adilene Ordaz Amaro launched their food truck, serving up Cuban sandwiches, tacos, nachos and more. The husband and wife team behind Geaux Cuban began brainstorming ideas for a business they could start together after they got married last year. Cuban-born Josue was raised in Baton Rouge and later lived in Miami before moving back to Louisiana. Adilene, who's originally from Mexico, moved to Baton…

Style & Home

Style: Coming up roses

Spring is back, and Baton Rouge is beginning to bloom again. City-shuttering freezes? Bye! (We won’t miss you.) Like a breath of fresh air, local boutiques are trading heavy coats for light, graceful separates in muted pastels and neutrals. And with details like ruffles, bows, billowy sleeves and shimmering textures, it’s all as sweet and romantic as a flower. Styling: Elle Marie Photography: Charlene Guilliams Floral arrangements: Merry Floral Model:…

Things to do

Stop by the Parker Coliseum for plants, chili and cars this weekend

This weekend, the John M. Parker Coliseum at LSU will be abuzz with activity. Three community events will take place at or around the venue: the 16th Annual Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show and Arts and Crafts Fair, the 12th Annual Louisiana State and Regional Chili Cook Off, and the 9th Annual Baton Rouge Spring Car Show. Shop for plants, crafts and garden merchandise Shop to your heart's content at…

Our City

Ready or not, the Frisbee frenzy is coming. And Baton Rouge’s own Catholic High is leading the way

Baton Rouge sits in the heart of football country. But another smaller, yet ever-growing sport is slowly beginning to take the city by storm. A decade ago, Ultimate Frisbee was considered by many to be nothing more than a leisure activity. Some groups formed club teams in sporadic parts of the country, but the vast majority of people were in the dark on the rules—or even the fact that the…