Baton Rouge Advocate Review

Charis of "Cook Your Way Through The S.A.T." map of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for post on review of book in the Baton Rouge Advocate newspaper

Cheramie Sonnier, a food editor for the Baton Rouge Advocate, just reviewed “Cook Your Way Through The S.A.T.” Her team actually tested some of my recipes, which was really cool. She published my “Meal In  A Pita Pocket” and mentioned that my “Orange Tea Infused Hot Chocolate” was too chocolatey.

Recipe for "meal in a pita pocket" from "Cook your way through the S.a.T."

Cheramie’s review made me look back at my old photos and remind me of the great time I had the last time I visited Louisiana. My family traveled through Baton Rouge last March and we ate at a truck stop. Our trip was about having my brother Ross look at colleges in the south. I just focused on the food.

photo of lining up at Domilise restaurant waiting to eat po-boy sandwich in New Orleans, part of post about Baton Rouge Advocate review of "Cook Your Way Through THe S.A.T"

The sandwich was worth waiting for.

On the way to Tulane, we lined up at Domilise, a famous po-boy restaurant in New Orleans to experience an authentic taste of Louisiana. Po-boys consist of either fried chicken, fish, octopus, or other meats and seafoods that are served on a baguette with lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, and sometimes pickles. They are a guilty pleasure and should not be eaten that often, but, if you are in the mood for one of these delicious sandwiches, Domilise is the place to go. My Mom and I split a fried oyster po-boy and it was awesome.

Thanks to Cheramie and the Baton Rouge Advocate for checking out my book and giving me some great memories.

Charis

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