May-June 2012

In This Issue

Louisiana Life Travel: A Guide to Antiquing

There’s a lot to discover in big towns and small.

Around Louisiana: Baton Rouge/Plantation Country

Traveling Gourmet: Best of the Bounty

Recipes for the season of plenty

Great Louisiana Chef: Diana Chauvin

Owner and Executive Chef of La Thai


A compendium of what’s hot and what’s not in Louisiana

The Rural Life: Talkin’ the Talk

Coming to terms with sounding “country”

Art: Dale Pierrottie

The art of bousillage

A Louisiana Life: Linda Johnson

Trucking in overdrive

Diamonds in the Rough

Before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, “the Negro Leagues” were the only games in town for black ballplayers.

From the Editor: Secrets From the Green Parrot

Around Louisiana: Greater New Orleans

How to Grow Crawfish

Heat, Rain, Thunder and “Aquaculture” are Part of the Process.

Grand Isle


Louisiana Life Photo Contest

Your chance to have your photos featured in our magazine!

Around Louisiana: Central


Around Louisiana: Cajun

Home: West Feliciana Whimsy

Sam and Noelle LeBlanc’s touch of the French countryside

Lifetimes: May/June

A guide to events around the state

Around Louisiana: Northern

Biz Bits

Business news from around the state

Costal Travel: Exploring Mississippi

From the coast to the Delta

Great Louisiana Quiz: Louisiana Seafood

Traveler: Capitol Time for a Tour

Grab the kids, and head to Baton Rouge to celebrate the bicentennial.