Food and Drink

Where to Find Gluten-Free King Cake

Every year a lot of people ask us about gluten free king cakes. It’s not surprising, many people these days are avoiding gluten for a variety of reasons and who wants to skip a delicious treat like king cake? A few years ago it was almost impossible to find a…


Kids Eat Free on Halloween

Attention: this list is for 2019. While I have done my best to verify all of these deals it does help to call ahead and make sure the are still participating when you are ready to go. If you’re looking for our regular Kids Eat Free list, that can be…


Oak Oven Opens in Mandeville

If you ask former south shore residents what new restaurant they’re excited about, they’ll invariably tell you Oak Oven. A fixture in River Ridge for many years now, Oak Oven is the kind of restaurant that’s difficult to find and a treasure when you do. It’s a modern update of…


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…