Food and Fun

Thousands heating up for 8th annual chili cook-off, 'Chili for Children'

Dozens of Chili Chefs are heating up for the eighth annual chili cookoff.

First Annual Acadiana Pride Festival underway in Lafayette

It's time to express your true colors this weekend in Lafayette. The first annual Acadiana Pride Festival is underway in South Louisiana. Family is the focus of the festival.

‘Crawfête’: Gourmet crawfish tasting & auction set for April 3

The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society (BRES) & Mockler Beverage Company will host the 3rd Annual CrawFête, a gourmet crawfish festival, on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 6-9 p.m.

The Walking Dead Escape interactive fan experience heads to BR

Skybound Entertainment will debut its one-of-a-kind immersive zombie obstacle course experience, The Walking Dead Escape, in Baton Rouge on April 24th at The River Center Arena.

Record fish caught at East TX lake

A new lake record blue catfish has been verified at Lake Tawakoni. The massive fish was caught back on February 15, 2014.

Law firm offers free cab rides home for BR St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Dudley DeBosier, a personal injury law firm, is offering free cab rides home through their St. Patrick’s Day Safe Ride Home program on the day of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Baton Rouge.

Health Minute: wild or farm raised salmon?

The American Heart Association recommends we eat oily fish like salmon twice a week for its heart healthy benefits. But what is best for us, wild or farm raised salmon? First know, both are healthy.

Gumbo Fridays: A Lenten Season Tradition

If you're looking for a less expensive lunch option on Fridays during the Lenten Season, head to St. James Episcopal Church.

Oscar Mayer offers new bacon alarm clock

You can now wake up to the smell of bacon everyday, if you're lucky. An alarm clock phone app from Oscar Mayer brings the sounds of sizzling bacon to your bedroom and a device that plugs into iPhones shoots out the scent.

Local restaurants partner with mayor's office to promote healthy kids' choices

Most people have had their fill of king cake by this point, so the timing could not be much better for National Nutrition Month, which began March 1.

Triumph Kitchen’s coffee bar opens to the public

For months we've been telling you about Triumph Kitchen, the homegrown non-profit that teaches at-risk youth how to work in the restaurant industry. Triumph Kitchen is finally ready to open its door wide to the public.

Taco Bell will serve breakfast, McDonald's thinks of changing morning hours

McDonald's and Taco Bell are cracking some eye-opening changes in the drive-thru lane.

Jindal and CT Governor argue over minimum wage

Red-state/blue-state rancor flared on Monday outside the White House between two governors - one with potential presidential aspirations.

UK company delivers beer to the office

In a world focused on making life easier, it seems you can have almost everything delivered. From groceries to books, you don't have to go far to get what you want. But what about the Friday beer?

A taste of healthy food in Sochi

The winter games in Sochi are giving people a good reason to try out Russian cuisine. A big day for celebrity Chef Elena Chekalova. She’s debuting a new cookbook by feeding the country's elite.