Louisiana is currently in modified Phase III of the White House reopening strategy. Governor Edwards has issued a statewide mask mandate indoors and outdoors when 6 ft. social distancing is not possible. Indoor social gatherings will be limited to 50% capacity with a max of 500 people. Businesses including restaurants and bars, as well as places of worship, have no capacity limits. Many St....Read more...
Across the street from the popular Mandeville Trailhead in Old Mandeville, Sarah and Billy Rieger are waiting to welcome you. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon ice cream cones, and more – it’s the perfect way to begin or end your Tammany Trace adventure. It may amaze to learn that Rieger’s culinary adventures all began on a food truck in Canada!
In the tiny town of Madisonville, located in St. Tammany Parish, there is a little bakery turning out some of the most perfect French pastries found anywhere on this side of the Atlantic Ocean. Christine Schmitz is the owner and baker at Morgan Street Bakery and if you’ve never tasted her king cake – you’ve never lived.
Since 1965, the Randazzo family name has been closely tied to New Orleans’ king cake tradition. In 1997, Tricia and Lou decided to open their own bakery in Slidell where they continue the family tradition today. Order your king cake online at KingCakes.com for pick-up and shipping in 2022.
Emma’s Famous Pralines is a compact but cozy space filled with the rich aroma of butter and sugar. There you’ll find individually wrapped pralines for sale, along with homemade goods, both sweet and savory. You can find Miss Emma at her shop at 705 Spanish Trail in Slidell and she does ship! She’s on Facebook and you may give her a ring at 985-641-9151.
Everybody needs a little love sometimes and there is a place on the Northshore where that love is served with every bite. From the palm trees to the peace signs to the tie-dyed T-shirts, everything about Liz Munson’s diner is laid back. Be forewarned – Liz's happiness is perfectly contagious!