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Lucie Monk Carter

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Joining the Country Roads editorial staff in 2013, Lucie has since pestered legendary chefs, performance artists, master gardeners, Comma Queens, acrobats, landscape architects, microbiologists, and more to share their secrets.

Now managing editor of Country Roads, it's her daily joy to work with regular contributors, welcome new voices, observe the ever-growing local culture, and ruminate endlessly on how best these diverse stories can be shared (and how the heck it all might fit in the print issue). You can reach her at lucie@countryroadsmag.com.

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Red Stick Social transforms a former power plant into an all-ages entertainment venue more

People & Places

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An exclusive sampling of The Myrtles’ new restaurant concept more

Supper Club

A look ahead at our birthday bash more

, Supper Club

New faces at Baton Rouge Arts Market more

Visual & Performing Arts

Tessa Fontaine teaches the art of the memoir at the Louisiana Book Festival more

Literature

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Courtesy of Karen L. Cox.

Another look inside Goat Castle finds justice for its victims more

History

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Weaving Southern memories into one sunset dinner more

Supper Club

Bringing land back under cultivation more

People & Places

Mary Ann Sternberg returns with more explorations along River Road more

Outdoor Adventures

Three and a half decades of adventure more

35th Anniversary

Favorite snippets from our writers' travels more

35th Anniversary

There are more than you think more

People & Places

Keeping history from crumbling more

History

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More of the BP settlement money is apportioned more

People & Places

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Exploring the intersection of New Orleans and Southeast Asian flavors more

Art of Food

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Sharing the wealth of favorite recent dining experiences more

, Restaurants

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Baton Rouge cuisine can be cheeky and chic more

Restaurants

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Five award-winning teen chefs make waves at the National ProStart Invitational more

Small Town Chefs

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Two unusual bursts of mobility this month more

Outdoor Adventures

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Sampling a bit of everything at Baton Rouge's new food hall more

Restaurants

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    Chef Tanner Purdum (Magpie Cafe) uses his home kitchen as an incubator for new culinary risks and explorations.

  • Microbial Universe

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    Microbial Universe

  • Saltwater Pool

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    Saltwater Pool

    The main feature of the one-acre yard at this Breaux Bridge hideaway is a long, gleaming saltwater pool. As the yard slopes down to the bayou, pairs and quartets of chairs are grouped for easy socializing.

  • Brooks' Bike Shop

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    Brooks' Bike Shop

    Rent bikes and even kayaks at Brooks’ Bike Shop in Covington.

  • Bayou Teche

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    Bayou Teche

    Bayou Teche is a totem, and it guides the region’s life and culture.

  • Parish Brewing

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    Parish Brewing

    Parish Brewing Co. in Broussard, Louisiana, is home to the hoppy Envie and the collaborative coffee stout made with Rêve Coffee Roasters.