Louisiana Blog Posts

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As I watch the news and the Louisiana flooding just 30 miles away in the Denham Springs/Baton Rouge areas, the hardships that we've experienced with flooding are still fresh and my heart goes out to those affected.  If you haven't experienced su...
by Mid-Life Cruising! on Aug 17, 2016

US President Barack Obama declares disaster as deadly floods hit Louisiana

US President Barack Obama has issued a “major disaster” declaration for the state of Louisiana, where historic flooding has killed at least five people and stranded thousands more.Obama called Governor John Bel Edwards to inform him of the d...

Jay D's Bites: Smoked CreoleTomato Soup

by Blair LoupThis is not a drill! Chef Aimee Tortorich has concocted the most delicious tomato soup to have ever graced my taste buds. Still processing the loss of the spicy tomato soup at Chelsea's, I have finally found a stand in.It's spicy, it's s...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 25, 2016

Jay D's Bites: Barbecue Bloody Mary

by Blair LoupI fell in love with Blood Marys at an early age. I wasn't drinking them, but I was helping my dad make the mix. It amazed me at how we could take hum drum bottle of V8 and build this monument of complex flavors. To this day, the taste of...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 20, 2016

Gavin Long, Baton Rouge gunman identified as former US Marine

Police officers stand near the scene of shooting where three police officers were killed, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 17, 2016. (AFP photo)...

Baton Rouge Police weary fear after Gavin Long

Baton Rouge Police Department Officer Markell Morris holds a bouquet of flowers and a Superman figure that a citizen left at the hospital where the officers were brought to. Photo / AP Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officer Montrell Jackson had...

Tailgate on 12th: Jay Ducote's Tailgate-Inspired James Beard Menu is Heading to the Big Apple

by Blair LoupIt's happening! Team Bite and Booze has officially hit the pavement in the wee morning hours and are on our way to the Big Apple to serve up a tailgating-inspired menu at the James Beard House.It's taken several months of planning and pr...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 18, 2016

Baton Rouge fatal shooting: 3 US officers killed, hunt on for suspects in Louisiana

Baton Rouge Police block Airline Highway after police were shot. Photo / AP US gunmen have ambushed and fatally shot three police officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the same city where a black man was killed by white offi...

Sitting Fat and Happy: A Trip to Fat Cow

by Drew BroussardAfter a crazy weekend including preview dinners for the James Beard House and viewing parties for Deep Fried America, team Bite and Booze decided that it was high time to for a "treat yo self" lunch filled with one of our favorite fo...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 14, 2016

Jay D's Bites: Sweet Smoked Corn with BBQ Rub Butter

by Blair LoupYou know the feeling when you see a beautiful ear of corn, and you've just got to have it? Local farm-to-table grocery delivery service Indie Plate has produce from farms around the Baton Rouge area that's a feast for the eyes and your b...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 11, 2016

30a is Feeling the Louisiana Spirit

Donner-Peltier Distillery in Thibideaux can now be found in cocktails up and down the Florida Panhandle! Boasting a line of three different Rouxgarou Rums, Oryza Gin and Vodka and LA1 Whiskey, DPD now has boots on the ground on 30a.VP of Sales, Johnn...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 8, 2016

Five Reasons We Crossed the Road to Celebrate Fried Chicken Day

by Drew BroussardLet's be honest, given the time, we could come up with an infinite number of reasons to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. After some deliberation, we rounded up our top five reasons to put on those aprons and get our yardbird on:...
by Bite and Booze on Jul 6, 2016

Beers with Chuck: Toast Under the Oaks

by Chuck PMost first year craft beer festivals aren't successful enough to return for a refill. There are several things that can go wrong along the beer-soaked trail to impending doom. Fortunately, I think the folks behind Toast Under The Oaks, held...
by Bite and Booze on Jun 29, 2016

Louisiana twins die in hot pickup truck outside their home

Twins Oliver and Aria Orr, 3, died on Saturday after being found unresponsive inside a truck parked outside their home. Photo / FacebookPolice in Louisiana say 3-year-old twins have died after being found unresponsive in a pickup truck outside their...

Beers with Chuck: Urban South Summerfest

by Chuck PUrban South Brewery in New Orleans is new to the ever-growing Louisiana craft beer family, but they’re quickly making an impression with their delicious brews. A few weeks ago, I drove down to the brewery to meet Jay for some tunes and be...
by Bite and Booze on Jun 22, 2016

Fast Track Health Insurance

Fast Track Health Insurance Abandonment -As used in property insurance, prohibits the insured from abandoning damaged property to the insurance company for repair or disposal. Absolute Assignment -An irrevocable transfer of complete ownership of a li...
by Yekita on Jun 18, 2016

The Official Bite and Booze Father's Day Gift Guide

by Sydney BlanchardI've always been a daddy's girl, and I'm not ashamed to admit my dad is my best friend. We have a lot in common, so I generally have an idea about what he likes (beer, History, books, being left the hell alone). But every year arou...
by Bite and Booze on Jun 17, 2016

The Sac-a-Lait NOWFE Wine Dinner: A Sportsman's Paradise

by Blair LoupChefs Samantha and Cody Carroll have experienced a whirlwind of success over the past two years. Their first restaurant, Hot Tails in New Roads, Louisiana, is what got them started, but it’s Sac-a-Lait in New Orleans that has people ta...
by Bite and Booze on Jun 15, 2016

Beers with Chuck: Big DIPA Release at Gnar-Fest

by Chuck PGnarly Barley's Big DIPA is perfect for front porch sipping on a hot Louisiana day.The Gnarly Barley Brewery located in Hammond, Louisiana, is one of my top three favorite local breweries. Their passion for making delicious craft beer comes...
by Bite and Booze on May 27, 2016

Louisiana Ramadan Timetable 2016- Sehar & Iftar timing

Louisiana Ramadan Timings for Sunni Day Date Suhoor Time Iftar Time 1 06 Jun 2016, Mon 04:45 AM 8:03 PM 2 07 Jun 2016, Tue 04:45 AM 8:04 PM 3 08 Jun 2016, Wed 04:45 AM 8:04 PM 4 09 Jun 2016, Thu 04:44 AM 8:05 PM 5 10 Jun 2016, Fri 04:44 AM 8:05 [R...
by Ramadan timing 2016 on May 15, 2016
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