altBR Interviews Franz Borghardt of Geaux Rouge

 “Geaux Rouge is working to make Baton Rouge the epicenter of the cultural and culinary worlds. You should not have to go somewhere else to experience the amazing things we have here. Keep It Rouge!”-Franz Borghardt Geaux Rouge recently was in the studio of altBR and was featured on their weekly podcast. We were excited to share…

Book and Brew 

Have you heard about Book and Brew presented by ThreeSixtyEight? Book and Brew is a monthly event that showcases a library of literary knowledge and lively discussion with beers on tap. The program has different local small businesses as speakers and co-hosts. Geaux Rouge is excited to be a sponsor for this coming episode of the event. …

The Baton Rouge New Year’s Eve Guide by Geaux Rouge

It’s time for New Year’s Eve in Baton Rouge. Here a list of some of a few things todo in Baton Rouge for New Year’s Eve 2016. Let us know if we missed something: 1.Red Stick Revelry & Baton Rouge Bicentennial: Baton Rouge drops the Red Stick in the North Boulevard Town Square to ring…

Let There Be Light: The Art of Benjamin McCarley

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” -Edith Wharton        Artist Ben McCarley is a mirror and a candle. If you look at his art, you might see gauges, valves, and pipes culminating in creative and stylized industrial lamps -each unique and one…

Geaux Rouge with BREW, The Tigerland Burger Battle, and White Light Night

There’s always something to do in Baton Rouge. Geaux Rouge lives by this simple motto. You don’t have to look very hard to find community events that educate us, bring us together, and enrich us. Food, music, art, charity fundraising, and educational events. There’s always something going on. This week was no different. Geaux Rouge participated in…

Geaux Rouge Visits The Cap City Beer Fest 

The second annual Cap City Beer Fest was held Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 4th Street and Spanish Town Road, in front of the State Capitol in Downtown Baton Rouge. The charity event was family and dog friendly. Our favorite part of the event was that, while it was about beer, it was also about embracing the…

Geaux Rouge at Gouter: A Microcosm of Mid City

By Franz Borghardt  Geaux Rouge enjoys Mid City venues that merge the Baton Rouge art scene in different mediums. Gouter Restaurant is a Mid City nexus of art and culinary innovation.  The hallmark of a great restaurant is its ability to serve great food WHILE making you feel special. It’s a lack of pretension. It’s a welcoming…

Geaux Rouge with The Cajun Spoon 

From humble food truck beginnings, The Cajun Spoon now adorns the shelves of Walmart. Success has not changed Ryan Grizzaffi. The drive and quality remains the same but there’s now a new platform to share and expand the experience of his food.  The Cajun Spoon continues to expand statewide along with a movement to go national….

Geaux Rouge with Chad Townson Creations

By Franz Borghardt Imagine a sea of sinker cypress and cedar. Abandoned pieces that are the leftovers. Orphans, all adopted and loved by Chad Townson of Chad Townson Creations. Townson, a self-taught artist, creates wood carved surrealism that mingles the spiritual with the stuff of dreams. Pelicans and angels. Birds and dragonflies. The organic with a…