Author: Kelly Parker

Food for the Soul

Louisiana’s rich culinary and musical heritages meld in the unlikeliest places.

Ripe for the picking

Amongst my dad’s favorite country adages is this gem: “You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friend’s nose.” For this reason, “you pick” remained a foreign concept to me for years…


A guide to festivities around the state. MAY – JUNE


One unusual name, two very different places