Wednesday, June 6, 2011
The Junior League of Lafayette took over Trynd for its festive cookbook re-launch party. Guests sipped bellinis, red roosters and wine while enjoying delicious food made from the cookbooks’ recipes. Chef Tiny Henderson performed a live cooking demonstration, and pianist Linda Kidd provided beautiful music. But the real star was Sweet Nothings owner Laura Polito, who created cakes with edible ink and icing that were dead ringers for the actual cookbooks.
(1) Allison Dickerson and Amy Broussard (2) Alison Howard and Corinne Cotton (3) Cakes by Laura Polito of Sweet Nothings (4) Laura Polito (5) Maggie Simar, Bobbi Mendez, Christa Billeaud, Laura White and Amy Aderman (6) Linda Kidd (7) Pokey and Nell Aucoin (8) Corinne Cotten, Alison Howard and Stacy Maggard (9) Summer Viator and Allison Dickerson
Pizza Village’s bar and patio were overflowing with family and friends for the grand opening of its second location on Kaliste Saloom Road. The new site offers its renowned thin-crust pizzas and salads and a couple of new features, including infused Bloody Marys, frozen margaritas, sweet honey tea, crawfish bisque dip and home-style chips. Owned by Jamie Tarpley and his family, the Southside location seats 350 and has a party room for up to 60 guests.
(10) Buddy Tarpley and Jamie Tarpley (11) Cody Daigle, Bryan Burroughs, Carson Sonnier and Ryan Welty (12) Sandra Copelin and Patty Matthieu
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