Food News

The Best Stop Cajun Foods Now Available At Rouses Markets

SCOTT, La (press release) – The Best Stop Cajun Foods announced that a handful of its Cajun-Certified products are now available for purchase at all 65 Rouses Markets locations across Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. This is the first major grocery retailer…

Chef Al Mahfouz and his Redfish Dupuy

Al Mahfouz’s career as a chef has taken him all over Louisiana  – and beyond. A native of Lake Charles, he began his restaurant career in Baton Rouge under the guidance of Jake Staples of Bob & Jake’s and The…

5 Creative Hors d’Oeuvres To Make

I recently went to a gathering of old college buddies. Reunions often turn out to be curious in the unexpected and unpredictable ways many of us have changed over the years. But in this case, my puzzlement was caused by…

In Search of a Seafood King: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off

You may have noticed that cooking competitions are all the rage. You can’t turn on the television without stumbling across a group of chefs trying to out-do one another in some context. In Louisiana, we add a local spin to…

Baby Back Bliss

Coated in a spicy apple glaze, these barbecued ribs will have you in hog heaven.

Lunch With Aunt Doris

When I last had lunch with Aunt Doris, she was apologetic about what she had to offer. “This is all I have,” she said shyly. Then she placed on the table three pie pans: one filled with boudin, the other…