Food and Fun

Girl Scouts kick off 2015 cookie sales

As we all know it's king cake season here in the south, but it's also Girl Scout Cookie time!

New fitness trend hits Baton Rouge

Some local ladies got a chance to try a new fitness trend that's sweeping the nation.

Crawfish farmers have short-term optimism and long-term concern about industry

Crawfish lovers can start getting their pots ready. Farmers say this year's crop will be another good one.

Denham Springs adopts food truck ordinance

There are new rules in Denham Springs that target the restaurant industry.

10 wacky U.S. restaurants

(CNN) -- If you're considering going to Olive Garden for the third time this week, stop right now and consider some creative alternatives.

Thanksgiving by the numbers

(CNN) -- 2 -- The ranking of Thanksgiving on the list of America's favorite holidays. Christmas is No. 1.

How to have a diabetic-friendly Thanksgiving

 It's that time of year again... sweet potato pies, stuffing, and all the thanksgiving goodies! However, for diabetics, that can be the hardest part.

TV personality Anthony Bourdain explores Jamaican seafood dishes

(CNN) -- Sun, sand and sea is a delicious recipe by its very nature.

Spend Halloween on the yard at “Boo at SU”

Southern University invites kids 10 years and younger to experience a safe and fun Halloween night with games and Trick-or-Treating.

Louisiana LeRoux to play unplugged benefit concert for coastal restoration

September 29, 2014, Boutin’s Restaurant is celebrating 14 years of musical heritage by expanding its performance roster.

Final succession of 'supermoons' ends Monday night

The full moon on Monday night will not only be full, but "super," too. September's full moon wraps up the trilogy of summer's supermoons.

Florida chef bans ketchup from restaurant

A popular Fort Myers, Florida restaurant has taken ketchup off the menu. Chef and owner Xavier Duclos says he simply won't allow the condiment in his kitchen or dining room.

YaYas group brings dancing, joy to local senior citizens

Who doesn’t love to dance? That’s the idea behind a special line dancing group that goes by “YaYas.”

Exotic salads: Who knew?

(CNN) -- There was a time in my life when I thought I knew a thing or two -- about life, about being a reasonably functional member of society, about language, about being a food editor.

Tickets still available for Blues Gala in Baton Rouge Thursday night

Don't let the blues get you down.