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On behalf of our team at On behalf of our team at The Louisiana Marathon we would like thank all of our restaurant and hospitality sponsors for all their support and endless hours in giving our runners the best Louisiana experience possible.
Abita Brewing Company was founded in Abita Springs, La. in 1986 and is the original and largest craft brewery in the Southeast. The company produces seven flagship brews year-round: Abita Amber, Golden, Light, Turbodog®,Purple Haze®, Jockamo I.P.A.® and Restoration Pale Ale®. Abita also offers five seasonal beers, three Harvest brews, three Big Beers and a draft-only series of Select beers.
For over 100 years, Acme has been satisfying the hungriest of people all over the world! It’s quality you can taste in the fresh, hand-shucked Louisiana oysters. Whether served ice cold on the half shell, chargrilled and sizzling in garlic butter or fried to golden perfection, Acme oysters are some of the best you’ll ever have. And it’s not just the oysters, we’re serving all of the New Orleans classics like red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya and more, all seasoned to perfection and served with a smile. So pull up a chair, take in the history and soak up the flavor.
BAYOU VEGAN CAFE
Bayou Vegan Cafe sets the standard for unbelievably tasty yet healthy vegan food in Louisiana. No french fries here. We bring you a unique culinary experience, combined with the satisfaction of knowing your purchase supports a greener, cruelty-free world! Try our southern-inspired cuisine at one of our pop-up events, next fundraiser or festival near you!
Beausoleil (bō-sə-ˈlā) Restaurant and Bar features contemporary Louisiana cuisine in a casual neighborhood bistro environment.
THE BIG SQUEEZY
The Big Squeezy was born out of our passion for sharing the wonderful benefits of juicing with others. Not all juices are created equal. It is a well established fact that only Cold Pressed Juice keeps the all important enzymes intact. Without boring you with all the science behind this, trust us when we say IT’S ALL ABOUT THE ENZYMES! And oh yea, did we mention they also taste absolutely delicious? Experience yourself what the buzz is all about!
We live in a junk food culture, and it is more important than ever to bring awareness to what we are putting into our bodies. With all the tempting food options out there, we know it can be hard to make the right dietary choices. The Big Squeezy makes it easy for you; if it’s not good for you, it’s not on the menu!
BIG EASY BUCHA
Launched in 2014, Big Easy ‘Bucha is New Orleans’s first and only small-batch, artisanal, probiotic-packed kombucha. Made with local and organic ingredients whenever possible, including juicy Ponchatoula strawberries, chicory coffee, and refreshing satsumas, kombucha – or fermented tea – is naturally raw, vegan and healthful.
A portion of our proceeds benefits local charities, like the St. Jude Community Center (a soup kitchen) and Grow Dat Youth Farm.
Baton Rouge’s newest hotspot, Blend, is the brainchild of business partners Sean Malone and Andy Blouin, as well as Mike Labat. At Blend, we want to create an atmosphere that blends exceptional wines, exquisite tastes and freshly-mixed specialty cocktails, with great company. Our eclectic architectural designs of wooden beams and exposed brick with modern touches creates an atmosphere that is perfect for an evening out, finishing a business meeting, or a celebratory event. We hope you will try one of the bottled boutique wines paired with one of Chef Scott Love’s featured menu items, or perhaps just dessert and a cocktail. Whatever you choose, we are certain that our stellar service and fantastic atmosphere will keep you wanting more.
CAPITOL CITY PRODUCE
For more than 65 years, Capitol City Produce has been providing the freshest, highest quality produce to the Gulf Coast region. As a family-owned business, we have dedicated our lives to delivering the finest produce, latest technology and unsurpassed customer service to every client. For superior products and absolute customer satisfaction – trust the experienced team at Capitol City Produce.
CAPITAL CITY GRILL
Located in the Shaw Center next to beautiful Lafayette Park, Capital City Grill Downtown offers casual upscale dining.
Inspired by old-world cuisine who emphasized a handcrafted approach, City Pork Brasserie & Bar produces scratch-made goods in small batches ensuring proper care and attention to detail. All of our house meats are either slow-roasted, braised or smoked imparting unique and bold flavors to our sandwiches. We also combine this approach to our starters, salads and plates which feature local fare from rabbit, duck, to fresh fish. We have an interactive open kitchen as well as a unique charcuterie & cheese bar where guests can dine. Our goal is simply to provide customers with great-tasting, made-from-scratch food from a creative, evolving and seasonal-driven menu.
CURRY N KABOB, INC.
CNK’s passion is to serve buffets (lunch & dinner), as well as all entrée with fresh quality raw products, healthy (MSG & gluten free, avoid pre-packaged & preservatives), and freshly prepared per our guest request of spice level with all natural spices blend for taste. CNK is Vegan (we prepare vegan entrées in coconut oil / milk), friendly too. Pakistani and Indian Cuisine is CNK’s specialty.
Community Coffee Company has sold premium quality coffee since Henry Norman “Cap” Saurage began serving coffee out of his country store in 1919. Cap named his coffee “Community” in honor of his community of friends. Today, the company has grown to become the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America. Community® coffee can be found in grocery and convenience stores, offices, hotels, and many of the best restaurants throughout the Southeast, and is available worldwide through CommunityCoffee.com.
Welcome to Doe’s Eat Place Baton Rouge — home to some of the best steaks in Baton Rouge. Our filets, porterhouses, t-bones, and ribeyes are aged a minimum of 21 days and hand-cut daily. Our world-famous hot tamales were recently featured on Alton Brown’s Feasting on Asphalt and in Southern Living magazine. Come join us for great food in a casual down-home atmosphere. See ya soon!
All natural, vegan, & organic baked goods! Many items cater to raw, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free diets/allergies!
Welcome to FRESHJUNKIE, a world where healthy food and incredibly fast friendly service combine in concert for a food experience unlike any other. Our VISION is pure: World domination, one salad at a time. That is if world domination means serving the freshest ingredients in popping flavor combinations, with a cool atmosphere, by our FRESH-ARMY.
Fresh Kitchen offers a convenient approach to better nutrition by offering healthy, chef-prepared meals that are ready to eat whenever and wherever you are. Our focus every day is on creating a diverse selection of foods that not only taste great, but also are good for you. Whether you’re goal is to lose weight, fuel a healthier lifestyle, or to just take a night off from cooking, our goal is to help you achieve it, all while broadening your nutritional horizon.
Located at the corner of Acadian Thruway and Perkins Road in the vibrant Acadian Village neighborhood, Galatoire’s Bistro is celebrated by its loyal patrons for an unrivaled dining experience and serving the finest French Louisiana cuisine Baton Rouge offers. Whether visiting for the largest of celebrations, most intimate occasion or a comfortable meal with family and friends, guests can look forward to all of the traditions – old and new – that make Galatoire’s Bistro the ultimate dining experience in Baton Rouge.
The Gregory is the the latest addition to downtown Baton Rouge’s culinary scene. Located adjacent to the lobby of The Watermark Hotel in the former Bank of Louisiana, our restaurant is centered between a spacious kitchen and a full bar. Surrounded by vintage murals painted by Angela Gregory, our restaurant’s namesake, join us for an inspired Southern menu and premier food and wine.
Chefs Drue Vitter and Chad Galiano design menus that utilize fresh, local produce and organic proteins that offer inspired twists on classic dishes and drinks. As a Louisiana-native, Drue brings an influence of Southern cooking styles, utilizing our wood-stone oven, Spanish Josper oven and cast-iron grill to enhance flavors and create one-of-a-kind dishes in the downtown Baton Rouge area.
Freaky fast! Freaky good!™ Jimmy John’s works freaky fast to save Americans time. This year, Jimmy John’s will save their customers over 8 million hours! And Jimmy John’s is freaky good, too. They use real, tasty ingredients prepared fresh every day. The bread is always served freshly baked, and quality meats and local veggies are sliced in-house daily.
Hanley’s is a n innovative, creative, natural food company in South Louisiana that challenges the status quo. A place where the food industry meets sustainability, smarter food with lagniappe.
Located in capital cities and cultural centers around the world, Hotel Indigo offers guests the individuality of a boutique hotel with the reassurance and benefits of a big hotel group. Hotel Indigo is part of IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel company, and a member of Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program.
KICKING MULE RUM
Our White Rum, distilled from local Louisiana molasses, was created for mixing, sipping, and enjoying. Whether you’re into craft cocktails or just love a well-balanced rum, we know you’ll be delighted with it. At Kicking Mule, nothing pleases us more than sharing our best. We obsess over the details so you can focus on what’s important: having a good time. So crack open a bottle and get living. Hopefully you’ll do some sharing of your own.
Lava Cantina Baton Rouge brings a combination of fresh, Creole dishes with a Mexican twist as well as a little spin of Rock n Roll injected into each one. With our authentic Rock n Roll decor, freshly prepared margaritas, great beer selection under 30 degrees on tap, large patio, and the area’s best LIVE MUSIC, it is sure to provide a unique dining experience to Baton Rouge.
L’AUBERGE CASINO HOTEL
L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is a premier southern Louisiana destination property offering a fully integrated casino entertainment experience. It is designed to capture the feel of a Southern river lodge and will embrace Louisiana’s rich cultural history, food, music and ‘laissez les bon temps rouler’ way of life.
Meagan Simone is the founder of first Bite, formerly Love At pHirst Bite. She is a community activist, musician, educator, poet, and songwriter, but foremost, a plant-based culinary and herbal artisan. After going vegan 6 years ago and losing over 80 pounds, she has made it her mission to share her journey with others through art, music, and live cooking demos via social media. Meagan is an advocate for community service and believes that “human compassion” is what we need more of. “In order to function and live on the highest frequency, we must commit to a balanced and high vibration “plant-strong” lifestyle. Because our food is our medicine, pHirst Bite promotes a holistic approach to a healthier, well-balanced, and happier life through the power of plants.
Local community based cafe serving foods crafted from seasonal ingredients bought from local farmers, local dairies, and bread artisans. They seek organic ingredients first, but when not available use only all-natural ingredients, all the time. The coffee is of the Italian espresso tradition while combining new progressive “slow Bar” single cup brewing methods that are very popular in Portland and Seattle.
Mom’s Garden brings you a bouquet of very tasty and nutritious products with roots in the Mediterranean regions, often thought of as Greek or Lebanese cuisine. Our product line is geared toward those foods that can be used for all occasions – as appetizers before a grand meal or as party finger foods that everyone can enjoy. And we’re sure that whether you open our Hummus as a dip to serv cold with crackers and chips or as a spread for a delightful sandwich we’re sure you’ll enjoy this delicious and healthy fare.
We are the Gulf Coast’s largest independent grocer with stores in South Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. We’re family owned, family run since 1960 and proud to call Louisiana home. We focus on serving our community through providing top notch customer service at our first class facilities and are a champion of local products, from center store to farmers and fishermen and beyond.
What do you get when you combine the talents of a former LSU lineman and a New Orleans- born Italian chef? You get the energy, passion, and creativity that has produced Baton Rouge’s only Italian-Creole fusion restaurant.
Passion. It’s the word that sums up the story of Ruffino’s Restaurant. You’ll see our passion as you enjoy your meal, your cocktail, or your wine. You’ll see it in our servers. You’ll see it running through Peter and Ruffin. Passion for the best local ingredients – you’ll find Peter making trips to New Orleans to purchase creole tomatoes from Mr. Gallo who has been selling creoles to Peter’s family for three generations. You’ll see it in their Louisiana Seafood and ingredients from the local farmer’s market.
A Baton Rouge favorite since 1988, Sammy’s Grill offers a wide variety of Traditional American and Southern dishes made with the highest quality ingredients, all at reasonable prices that keep you coming back again and again.
Whipass tacos, guacs and quesos. Let’s ride bikes, let’s go skate, let’s get rad!!!
Spotter’s provide a health-concious mix of food while promoting healthy eating and nutrition. Offering sandwiches,wraps,smoothies,and supplements. We have 4 locations in Louisiana downtown Baton Rouge, Addis,Denham Springs and Hammond.
Welcome to Sullivan’’s in Baton Rouge where you’ll find yourself surrounded by friends and neighbors looking to cut loose at a Baton Rouge steakhouse unlike any other. Located in the Mid City South area, near Interstate 10 on Corporate Boulevard, you can come in to untie, unwind and uncork with our unbelievable food, signature cocktails and swinging atmosphere at Sullivan’s.
All varieties of Supreme Rice are grown by local Louisiana farmers. From the field to the mill to the table, we are boots deep in the process intimately linked with our South Louisiana families who have grown our rice for over 70 years. True to the basic purity and simplicity of rice, our variety of rice products are of the highest quality, and every grain is supreme.
Sweetlove Vegan Treats offers gourmet mostly organic vegan ice cream, cookies, pralines, and soul food! You name it and we can veganize it!.
Our story starts back in 1935 during the Great Depression, when John W. Tyson moved his family to Arkansas in search of better opportunities. What he discovered was a flightless bird that would make his career, and our company, take flight. It was then that John loaded up his old truck and began delivering quality chicken to other hard-working people.
From those humble beginnings, Tyson Foods has grown over the years and decades to find new ways to help feed the nation, with the belief that every family deserves to bring quality chicken to their table. As we’ve grown, our beliefs remain the same. Be good. Be humble. And always keep it real.
River Parish Foods, LLC is a company with a history rich in food, flavor and quality. The company is owned and operated by the Sheets family from Gonzales, Louisiana. The Sheets family have been involved with quality food production for over four generations. Our company is home to two quality brands: Veron and Martin’s Smoked Sausage and Andouille. We offer over a 100 years of business between Veron and Martin’s smoked sausage to bring quality products to your home and families.
Zoës, which means LIFE in Greek, offers fresh ingredients in original recipes to complement your active lifestyle. Our Mediterranean-inspired menu is made FRESH daily in generous portions, sure to satisfy every member of the family. Taste our food and discover why people say it’s so addictive!
Walk-On’s is a culmination of many years of ideas, hopes and dreams.
We are a true celebration of great food & drink combined with team spirit & camaraderie. We also possess an undying enthusiasm for winning service that you can look forward to every time you walk through our doors. We are the perfect place to grab a bite or a beer, bring the family out to dinner, party with your friends, or head to before, during or after any game. So when you feel like relaxing or having a little fun, head on over to see us…we guarantee you’ll get some playing time!