Food and Drink

Call the Babysitter

I’m back again with a few suggestions of things to do that you won’t want to bring the kids to! So go ahead and call that babysitter and make some plans! Oak Oven If you haven’t been in Mandeville in the last two weeks you may have missed the opening…


Call the Babysitter

It’s that time again! That time where I give you a few ideas for things to do without the kids. We love the little guys but a night off here and there is good for you too. Daiquiri Flight Baco Bar is offering daiquiri flights. You can choose four of…


Six Great Chicken Sandwiches on the Northshore

The word is out–Popeyes had a great chicken sandwich but right now it’s sold out. Have no fear! While we all love Popeye’s, especially during parade season, there are actually a LOT of great chicken sandwiches on the Northshore that you can still check out. I surveyed the members of…



The Northshore’s Best Snowball Stands

If there’s one thing people like to argue about in South Louisiana, it’s food. Whether it’s the best fried shrimp po boy or the best king cake, we can discuss, debate, and even yell as we defend our favorites. Since it’s hot outside, the writers of Northshore Parent decided to…


Why you Should take a Cooking Class

I never really thought about taking a cooking class. I like to cook and I feel like I am good at following recipes or coming up with things on my own so I didn’t think it would be worth my time. I was incredibly wrong. I took my first cooking…



10 No-Fail Christmas Cookie Recipes

Cookie season is upon us! Whether you’re making them for a cookie exchange, class party, or just for your family to enjoy, cookies hold a firm spot in most of our Christmas traditions. Cookies are a great item to bake with children because there’s almost always a step little hands…


{The Local Dish} The Wine Garden

In Slidell, the trend in restaurants leans either to chains or Cajun/Creole faire for the local spots. This Uptown girl turned Slidellian is always on the hunt for some fabulous food, great wine and cocktails, and amazing service. My prayers were answered with the Wine Garden. The wine bar and…