Food and Fun

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.

Louisiana motion picture studio Celtic Media Centre now locally owned, operated

A spokesperson for the Celtic Media Centre, the largest design-built studio facility in Louisiana, announced that the studio is now locally owned and operated, and is expanding its scope of service.

Chef Jeremy Langlois features Louisiana cuisine at prestigious James Beard House in NY

Executive Chef Jeremy Langlois, of Latil’s Landing Restaurant at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow, La., will cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Friends of Magnolia Mound presents dramatic production to celebrate Black History Month

The Friends of Magnolia Mound Plantation in association with BREC will present their 9th annual Black History Month dramatic production, Matthew Henson, African-American Explorer: To the Pole and Back, written by Oneal Isaac and based on a true

Baton Rouge Fashion Week spotlights LSU design students

The LSU department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising (T.A.M.), is one of the featured fashion design groups at Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion Week (OBRFW) this year.

2014 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Carnival season started back on January 6, but the first parade will roll down the streets of Baton Rouge this Saturday.

LSU's first Rainbeaux Run 5K set for Feb. 15

The Louisiana State University Office of Multicultural Affairs’ LGBTQ Project and Safe Space Campaign will be hosting its first annual Rainbeaux Run 5K on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Local florist prepares for Valentine’s Day, not just for couples

Love is a wonderful feeling, especially on Valentine's Day. Local florists are proof that the cozy feeling will be spread across the area this week.

BRCC, Apollo Theater present James Brown dance tribute

Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater, Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), and the BRCC Student Governement Association have partnered to present, “James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance.”