Bingo Man has the best designed t-shirts and gifts in Louisiana. He also sells things on the web so you can order things mailed to you.
What to buy: Louisiana has many local crafts and great food items. Some things to bring back would be coffee, pecans, spices, and packaged rice products. A t-shirt or 2 for friends back home or to remember your trip.
Downtown Baton Rouge you find the Main Street Market. It is an indoor market with all kind of Louisiana things on sale.
We visited on a saturday morning when there was a small outdoor section as well.
What to buy:
Angie and Paul bought us a basket full of local products.
some of the products:
- tabasco (hot sauce)
- cajun hush puppy mix (did´t dare to try yet..)
- chicken creole rice mix
- jambalaya mix
- creole sauce
- red beans and rice mix
I was told this is the biggest mall of Louisiana. It's a two-level mall with department stores, specialty stores, full service restaurants, a food court, an antique carousel and a glass domed center court.
It's open from 9 am to 9 pm.
What to pay: Normal prices like everywhere else.
There are 140 shops here to choose from. lots of local stores plus national ones like Sharper Image, Abercrombie & Fitch and Baby Gap. If you are looking for something uniquely Louisianan, you are sure to find something unusual here.
Open Monday-Saturday 10am - 9pm and Sunday 11am – 7pm. Restaurants, bars and cafes may open early and close late.
Plan a Cajun Charivari witht he help of the Cajun Wedding Planning Guide on this web page. It lists what to do for an authentic Charivari: http://www.geocities.com/cajuncharivari
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