City Social Magazine

MAR-APR 2018

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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36 36 By Rebecca Whyte – Yelp Community Manager (Baton Rouge & surrounding) Photos provided by Yelp Baton Rouge: A Travel Destination R E A D U S o N L I N E A T W W W . C I T Y S o C I A L . C o M Yelp Baton Rouge Community Manager - Rebecca Whyte Questions? Contact your Yelp Baton Rouge Community Manager–Rebecca Whyte, batonrouge@yelp.com or rebeccatw.yelp.com. Social Media Instagram & Twitter: @YelpBatonRouge: Facebook: Yelp Baton Rouge Hope to see you on Yelp (SYOY)! Traveling to Our City Whether you are coming to our city for business or pleasure, we welcome you with open arms! Get ready to experience amazing eats, sips and activities that will keep you talking about us for days. We will help you create some memories to last a lifetime. Where to Eat The culinary scene is booming in Baton Rouge! New places are opening left and right, and various cuisines are continually being represented here. Read on for where you can score some of the most delicious dishes and desserts right here in the red stick: Zorba's Greek Bistro will take you through a tasty journey with authentic appetizers, entrees and desserts prepared with the most robust flavors and freshest ingredients. Be sure to try their Spanakopita—a savory, crisp and flaky spinach (or cheese) pie. You'll love anything that comes to your table here! Plus, it's a family-run business that extends the most fabulous customer service. Les Amis Bake Shoppe is known for French macarons, gourmet cupcakes, mile-high cakes and many more custom treats, whatever your sweet heart desires, in other words. You'll definitely swoon over this boutique bakery for its sweets, and its cold and hot coffees and teas. So, stop by and stay awhile to enjoy their yummy creations! Where to be Active Spend your day frolicking in one of the many gorgeous parks in our city. Whatever it is that you love doing outdoors, you can probably do at a BREC Park. Looking for fun activity indoors? GymFit is a fitness center offering a ninja warrior course, acro yoga, circus arts (aerial, lyra, trapeze, etc.), flow arts, weight training, dance exercise, Parkour and more. Come for a class, stay for two and stay for open play, too! Memberships, punch cards, kids' classes and private parties are also available to you. Where to Lounge We are obsessed with Tallulah (inside the Renaissance Hotel)! They have some plush seating, where you can just sit, drink and relax for hours. Hayride Scandal is a newbie in town serving up some of the craftiest cocktails for your sipping pleasure. With their stylish furnishings and shimmering chandeliers, the décor alone makes it a desirable spot to breathe easy for a while. Where to Lay Your Head From historic plantations to cozy bed and breakfasts, you'll definitely find some unique places to get a restful night's sleep. The Nottoway Plantation & Resort not only makes for the perfect getaway, but also features picturesque setting which show off that Southern charm you've loved seeing in movies, magazines and on TV. Find their cottages, plantation tour, restaurant and event venue all in one off the River Road in White Castle, just a short drive from Baton Rouge! Nestled in the middle of our busy roads, is the enchanting Stockade Bed & Breakfast. Even though it's located in the heart of our city, it does not take away from the warm, country feeling that you would want from a gem like this. So, no matter what you prefer for lodging, know that there are dozens of options available to you. Find All on Yelp All the businesses mentioned above can be found on the Yelp.com desktop site or download the Yelp mobile app. There, you'll find reviews, photos and tips from locals and travelers alike!

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