Louisiana Life - July/August 2018

First Impressions

Leslie Graham and Ryan Howell master the art of letterpress in Alexandria

At the Root

Omari Ho-Sang is working to abolish crime and poverty in Shreveport and beyond

Simply Elevated

Scott Gautreau focuses on elegant, home cooked classics at City Pork in Baton Rouge

Woman's Work

Female chefs are running the kitchens and changing culinary culture in a host of Louisiana’s top restaurants

Cool Eats

Quick summer meals that go well with your favorite chilled, adult beverages

Over and Under

Overpass Merchant in Baton Rouge offers something for everyone with its global menu

Seaside Summer

Grand Isle is an important part of the River Delta and dwindling Chenier Plain habitats, as well as a popular fishing and birding hub for both residents and visitors


There is only one major source that provides credible ongoing analysis of hospitals. It is Medicare, which as the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older, as well as certain younger people with disabilities, often pays many of…

Sun Safety

Protect yourself from the hot Louisiana sun this summer

Tour de Force

New Orleans-based author, journalist and entertaining expert Julia Reed’s new book of essays invites readers along for an hilarious ride through the South

Direct Descendant

A Hammond house passes through four generations of one family and into a new era of design that incorporates its 119-year history

State of Medicine

Knowing where to turn when illness or injury strikes can mean accessing better care faster. Louisiana offers a wealth of quality medical institutions, practices, physicians, and other healthcare providers and resources. No matter where you are in Louisiana, you can…