This week Ema’s and Bailey’s Bistro work to complement each other, with Ema’s serving breakfast and lunch and Bailey’s offering dinner and event catering. The combined location will facilitate business-style breakfast, lunch and dinner meetings in new meeting rooms that hold as many as 90 people. In addition, the new location features patio seating outside the restaurants.
While Bailey’s and Ema’s have kept a number of popular dishes, diners will see new menu items at both restaurants. In addition to the breakfast meals and hot plates that Ema’s served at its previous location in the Acadian Village shopping center on Pinhook Road, the menu now includes a larger variety in salads and wraps, as well as seafood options. Meanwhile, Bailey’s Bistro now offers Creekstone Farm brand steaks — USDA certified Angus that is antibiotic and hormone-free.
According to Haq, the two restaurants opened to a crowd of more than 100 Thursday and through the weekend. The restaurants will operate Thursday through Sunday until August, when they will open seven days a week. Ema’s Restaurant is open for breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and lunch 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bailey’s Bistro is open for dinner Thursday through Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This weekend’s happenings include the 25th Anniversary show of Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, and holiday performances of The Nutcracker and Letters to Santa.
It took a unanimous vote of the Youngsville City Council this week to compel Mayor Wilson Viator to pay some $7,500 in bills to a host of vendors used by the city’s fire department, some of whom hadn’t been paid in months.
America is lost, says state Sen. Elbert Guillory, and that’s the reason he’ll be running for Lieutenant Gov. come 2015.
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Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday, December 13, 2013:
September's $509 million in sales pushed Lafayette Parish's nine-month total to $4.4 billion.
The Louisiana Supreme Court has punted on its first chance to decide whether a new state constitutional provision declaring gun possession a fundamental right could void a long list of criminal statutes that regulate firearms.
New Orleans' offense, which ranks sixth in the NFL, isn't helping many of its skill players pile up Pro Bowl-type stats. Rather, the approach of coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees has enabled a wide range of play-makers to emerge periodically with high-production outings.
An ordinance phasing out a rebate businesses receive for collecting and remitting sales taxes is tabled, but it doesn’t solve the vexing issue of government revenue.
From jewelry to home goods, deals abound
Forgiving shapes for NOLA Bowl
As part of a national undertaking known by industry insiders as the “Butterfly Project,” a rebranded version of The Daily Advertiser is set to launch with Sunday’s edition of the Gannett-owned paper.
Louisiana moved up a slot to 48th in the ranking of healthy states — once again, thank God for Mississippi! — so all this frettin’ about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s refusal to expand Medicaid per Obamacare ... fuggidaboutit! We don’t need Medicaid no more!
The Denham Springs woman who placed Christmas lights in the shape of a butter finger on her roof in a display of anger directed at neighbors has doubled the trouble for the 2013 holiday season.
The New Orleans architect behind the 1984 World’s Fair also left his mark on Lafayette.
Laid back vibe just right for NOLA Bowl
The 30-second commercial, to run around the state, is the Democratic senator's first TV spot in her bid for re-election to a fourth term.
It's a number that has edged up but falls far short of the thousands who are eligible for subsidized coverage.
A group of mostly higher education leaders will make recommendations to state lawmakers about how to tweak the policies governing tuition rates charged at the state's public colleges.