The perfect treat for Father's Day, your favorite guy's birthday, or any hard-working, steak-loving, cigar-smoking man in your life, Alexander's announces its first annual guys night out.
Tin roofs are rustic and real, emblematic of red barns, rural farmlands, and a relaxed way of life. They remind Tin Roof Brewing Co. founders Charles Caldwell, 32, and William McGehee, 34, of Natchez, the river town they grew up in, as well as Baton Rouge, the river town they now call home.
Join Anne Milneck, owner of Red Stick Spice Co., food photographer and blogger, for a free cooking demo and sampling of whole grain recipes in our cafe, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at 11:30. Register by calling 225.615.7800 or filling out the form below.
In a year when quinoa became a household word and everything edible was suddenly gluten-free, Lafayette cousins John Peterson and Collin Cormier launched a line of sodas flavored with Louisiana sugar cane. Four flavors of Swamp Pop, named for Louisiana’s unique genre of music made up of R&B, country, and Cajun music, hit local store shelves in 2013. Today, six flavors are sold year-round not only in local markets like Alexander’s in Baton Rouge and Murray’s Superette in St. Amant, but in Cost Plus World Market as well as Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores nationwide.
When the Thomas sisters were growing up in the ‘70s and ‘80s, hummus was a dish their Baton Rouge friends and neighbors knew little about. Still, the girls brought their mother’s homemade dip to every crawfish boil, fish fry, and Cajun gathering they attended. Soon everyone was requesting Ruth’s hummus, made from scratch scratch following a recipe that Ruth Deumite Thomas’ Lebanese parents brought along when they immigrated to Louisiana in the early 1900s.
Tickets for our May wine dinner make the perfect Mother’s Day gift! Featuring Franciscan Estate, one of Napa Valley’s most venerable wineries, and a meal prepared using ingredients sourced locally, our 100-Mile Wine Dinner will be a treat for Mom or anyone who appreciates an evening of fine dining.