Participating in my first wine walk, I was not sure what to expect other than a taste of four different wines at each of the five locations downtown. What I experienced was much greater than just the taste of wine. The walk started at 5:30 at the Kingfish Bar and Grill in the downtown Hilton. [...]
Houmas House sits just off the levee banks of the winding Mississippi River behind an alley of gorgeous oak trees filled with Spanish moss to match. Here on this land the Houmas Indians roamed and Top Chef Contestants competed for the final round. Houmas House displays exquisite gardens with beautiful fountains and wandering streams.
Louisiana is widely known for our good food, music and culture. But our history of colorful politics makes its home in the Louisiana Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge. The state museum of political history sits atop a rolling hill over-looking the Mississippi River and all of downtown Baton Rouge’s festivities. [...]
Where River Road meets moss trees and the state capital in Baton Rouge is just out of sight, lies a majestic three-story home with a century’s old tale of beauty and refinement. Paul Ramsey invited the public to “return to grandeur” and unveiled his “new” Nottoway complete with full-scale renovations and restoration to the 150 year-old home. [...]