|Janice Leblanc and Ashleigh Dugas||Bridget Lowry and Meghan Connell|
|Ceylon Wiliams and Robert Michalk||Mella Viera|
|King Dom Pedro IV, Cyrus Champagne||Scott and Lisa Kerstetter with Kiki Frayard|
|Sarah Moss, Alison Howard and Edward Leblanc|
Thanks to Rick and Kiki Frayard, who at the PASA Wine Auction won a Bluesiana Burger evening at the beautiful River Ranch home of George and Roxanne Graham, a group of lucky friends got together this week for a real treat. The Lafayette advertising exec was first runner-up in the Sutter Home Build A Better Burger competition in Napa Valley, Calif., in September, giving the $50,000 grand prize winner a run for her money. His burgers feature a root beer glaze, topped with zydeco sauce and Mardi Gras slaw. Graham was one of five finalists plucked from a field of 9,000 entries in the 18-year-old national competition, which will air on the Food Network in coming months. Roxanne, who did so well when the network interviewed her about the contest, was asked to cut the promos — which should hit the airwaves soon. Guests included Ed and Cindy Krampe, Leslie Turk and Kirby Pecot, Kal and Vasavi Veerina, David and Prissy Wilson, Scott and Lisa Kerstetter, Curtis Roy and Sharon Moss, Coury and Sarah Moss, Edward Leblanc and Katie Frayard, and Tim and Alison Howard. Even McDonald’s top man Krampe gave the burgers a big thumbs up. In Party Girl’s book, the Bluesiana Burger rules (sorry Ed).
Let ’em know and you could win a $250 night out.
Paul’s customer giveaway named
Some of the many events taking place this weekend include The Festival of Light and the Fire & Water Festival.
Appropriate for the season of giving, exhibit features behind-the-scenes images of beloved icon.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 1,775.
The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims decreased to 1,850 from the previous week's total of 2,854. For the comparable week a year earlier, there were 4,048.
If all 44 projects are approved, about $300 million would remain in the fund set up as a down payment to help the Gulf.
Last week, the Saints gave up 429 yards to Seattle, second most in a game this season.
kiki hosting designer’s latest
Laid back cuts for the NOLA Bowl
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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 06, 2013
Since Anthony Jennings and Brooks Haack were not expected to contribute until next year at the earliest, it seemed like a sneak peek at hidden Christmas gifts.
Get a map to your doctor’s office, check the status of a claim and more with Blue Cross’ new iPhone/Ipad app.
“Shell’s abrupt decision to cancel its North American GTL project just 10 weeks after concluding a multi-year site-selection process is obviously very disappointing news,” LED Secretary Stephen Moret tells Daily Report.
The quirky songwriter showcase takes over the stage at Blue Moon Saloon Saturday night for a final go-round with all-new performers.
Louisiana National Guard personnel seeking benefits for same-sex spouses will have an easier time filing the requests, despite a state refusal to let its workers process the paperwork.
Cocktails and deals for the holidays
New York Times best-selling author talks Hollywood, the death penalty and the pitfalls of runaway campaign spending.
NOLA Bowl ready with tribal prints