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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
hosted their annual wine festival, CORK, at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. More than 100 wines were poured, and food was served from eight local restaurants including Dillas Quesadillas and Abby Singer's Bistro. Money raised from CORK benefits the Red River Revel arts festival.
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The Silver Star brand has been around for years, known best for their delicious au gratin potatoes, their smoked meats and one of the best outdoor concert venues in the region. The newest Silver Star restaurant, Silver Star Cantina, is in Bossier City at the corner of Airline Drive and Texas Street.
Monday, Dec. 14, 2020
dining locations in the neighborhood is Fat Calf Brasserie, which has quickly become one of my favorites. Owned by Chef Anthony Felan and his wife, Amanda, (you might remember them from the OG Wine Country like I do), the restaurant is located on the corner of Kings Highway and Creswell Avenue in Highland.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020
RNL’s Cookery Corner is a food trailer owned by Chef Niematulai Longstratt. She’s best known for her traditional Sierra Leonean “Dine on a Mat” dining experience and being a 2019 Louisiana Food Prize: Battle of the Golden Fork finalist, and she has expanded her brand with a new food trailer.
On The Scene
Monday, March 9, 2020
The Robinson Film Center once again shut down Texas Street in downtown Shreveport to host their annual Oscar party, The Robbys..
On The Scene
Monday, Feb. 24, 2020
Ashley Sugar Bates invited friends and family to celebrate the birthdays of her bestie, Kim Shepherd Carter, and Kim’s hubby Keith Carter. The Carters both turned 50 in February. The over-the-top decorations were by Wynne Glisson Hamiter, and Jennifer Townson Allen made a killer sign for the popular shot bar.
On The Scene
Monday, Feb. 10, 2020
Shreveport’s Independence Stadium once again hosted the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl, which featured Louisiana Tech playing against the University of Miami. More than 33,000 people attended the game, which was an increase in attendance over the last few years.
On The Scene
Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
University Veterinary Hospital has been named to the ninth annual LSU 100 list, which honors the fastest-growing LSU alumni-owned and alumni-led businesses. The LSU 100 honored Drs. Adam and Catherine Foret and the other recipients at the annual gala held at the L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge.

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