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Saturday evening, local restaurants will feature a variation of small bites, including seafood, beef, seasonal vegetables, charcuterie cups, and desserts. Check back for more!
Chefs Cody and Samantha graduated from culinary school in January 2010, and just three months later, transformed a former drive-thru convenience store in New Roads into Hot Tails; a rustic, South Louisiana style restaurant. The establishment was intended to be an outlet for the crawfish being raised on their families farm, but has evolved to include a full menu of their versions of Louisiana classic dishes and elevated comfort food. Their dishes have been referred to as “Hardcore South Louisiana cuisine.”
Ma Mama's Kitchen
Our food philosophy here at Ma Mama's has always been both serious attention to freshness and an underlying responsibility to a rich heritage of Creole/Italian cuisine in New Orleans.
After marrying and relocating to Pointe Coupee Parish, those food traditions became intertwined with the Cajun flavors here, which takes us to the present.
Natasha St. Pierre Clement, as Southern and French as you could guess, was born and raised where the sugarcane sweetens the crawfish tails. With a culinary spirit as long and winding as the Mississippi, her true love is bringing elevated custom southern dishes with international flare & sophisticated, graceful plating to your table. She owns her own catering and private chef business, Sophisticated Southern Plates, specializing in creating unforgettable dining experiences for anywhere from parties of four to parties of hundreds.
Southern Chicks Cafe
We are a fast casual cafe w a rustic, family friendly atmosphere. We serve delicious fried chicken, tenders, burgers, salads, wraps and many other items including homemade desserts and daiquiris made w real fruit and quality liquors.
New Orleans-born, Louisiana native, and media personality Amy Sins has played many roles over the course of her professional journey. She wants to do it all – help people, feed people, teach, cook, write, publish, inspire, and travel. Through a superhuman level of energy, a deep well of empathy, and the inability to accept the word “no,” she’s accomplishing all that and more.
Using experience in business and hospitality, Amy's quick wit and blazing personality have made her a leader in entertainment and education. She has traveled the globe sharing her illustrative way of life, food, and everything in between. Amy's knack for bringing people together is known far beyond the realms of her home city of New Orleans!
Located right on False iver, serving from Cajun classics to poboys to creme brûlée to tuna poke to charcuterie boards to great cocktails… all with an incredible view.
Trent Bonnette is a Country Roads Small Town Chef winner for 2022. Bonnette merged with Broken Wheel Brewery in 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which resulted in him closing his restaurant, Brown Bag; but, "...it's been the most amazing thing that we've ever done..." Broken Wheel Brewery is first and foremost a restaurant that happens to also brew craft beers you won't find anywhere else. Bringing a Louisiana flare to many different types of cuisine with locally-sourced ingredients, Trent Bonnette certainly knows what he's doing.
Signature Southern Cuisine
Susan Smith-Early, a native from New Roads, Louisiana began her culinary skills at the young age of 12, learning from her mother Brenda Albert. Susan was introduced to Louisiana Creole and Cajun style dishes that were handed down from generation-to-generation. Susan turned her passion into a full-time career joining forces with her husband to create Signature Southern Mobile Food Truck, "Covered 12:13" non-profit organization that travels throughout the state of Louisiana, serving those affected by natural disasters (flood, hurricanes, and fires) and her latest adventure Signature Southern Bistro that was opened March 26, 2020.
Benjamin Vosburg Foods
A south Louisiana native, Ben launched his own line of specialty food products after a twenty-year career as an award-winning professional chef in north Louisiana. Growing up in Pointe Coupee Parish in the New Roads area Ben experienced firsthand how folks in his caring community shared themselves and their love when preparing home cooked meals for family
With his products which include specialty garnitures, seasoned butters, and specialty dry seasoning mixes, Ben gets to share his love of cooking with
you and make it easy for you to prepare jaw-dropping flavorful eats to share with your family and friends.
‘Share the love and spread the flavor!’
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