Dine Like a Local in Baton Rouge: 5 Top Red Stick Spots

Think ‘Louisiana,’ and New Orleans naturally springs to mind, but an hour north of the famed carnival hub lies Baton Rouge, a food and drink town in its own right where eager young chefs and restaurateurs are leading a gastronomic awakening. The birthplace of Slim Harpo and other blues legends, state capital Baton Rouge is a hub for the state’s movie industry and is home to LSU. Diners find a common thread on menus here: bold, engaging flavors that reinterpret the region’s meaningful Cajun and Creole heritage with inventive techniques. Here’s where to dine like a local in Baton Rouge. Bonus: Baton Rouge Restaurant Week kicks off today! Make a reservation. City Pork Brasserie and Bar City Pork Brasserie and Bar tips its hat to south Louisiana’s longtime love affair with the pig through a tempting menu rife with housemade charcuterie and tender-at-the-bone fare. The charcuterie board is a changing … Continue reading Dine Like a Local in Baton Rouge: 5 Top Red Stick Spots