Louisiana Goes Lone Star, the epicurean experience from Louisiana Culinary Trails bringing top chefs from across the state of Louisiana into the kitchens of 17 Dallas-area restaurants on October 25th, released its final roster of participating locations. The additions include Lane’s OAK’D BBQ, The Pelican House, On Rotation Brewery & Kitchen, and Ida Claire to round out Louisiana’s tasty takeover.
The final roster of Dallas restaurants partnering with Louisiana chefs:
- Catbird at Thompson Dallas with chef Jeramie Robison and featuring chef Cory Bahr of Parish Restaurant representing Monroe-West Monroe, LA
- Celebration Restaurant with chef Salvador Jimenez and featuring chefs Richard & Lori Hurst of Poor Boy’s Riverside Inn representing Lafayette, LA
- Charlie’s Creole Kitchen with chef José Mauricio Cruz and featuring chef Grayling Thibodeaux of The St. John Restaurant representing St. Martin Parish, LA
- Crossbuck BBQ with chefs Tim McLaughlin and Damian Avila and featuring chef Jason Derouen (a.k.a. “the Cajun Ninja”) representing Bayou Country Crawfish Trail and Houma, LA
- Dea with chef Roman Murphy and featuring chef Frederic Terluin of Rouj Creole representing Baton Rouge, LA
- District Dallas with chef Aaron Staudenmaier and featuring chef Damien “Chapeaux” Chapman of Orlandeaux’s Café representing Shreveport-Bossier, LA
- Dock Local with chef M. Brett Curtis and featuring chef Angel Lombrage of The Bullfish Bistro representing Baton Rouge, LA
- Dodie’s Reef with chef Arturo Cruz and featuring chef Brent Daigle of Grady V’s representing Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou
- Ida Claire with chef Ricardo Barcena and featuring chef Jeremy Langlois of Latil’s Landing at Houmas House representing Ascension Parish, LA
- José with chef Anastacia Quiñones-Pittman and featuring chef Ana Castro of Lengua Madre representing New Orleans, LA
- Lane’s OAK’D BBQ with chef Michael Lane and featuring chef Owen Hohl of Hot Tails Restaurants – 2023’s Louisiana Seafood King
- Lounge Here with chef Gustavo Varela and featuring chefs Nealy and Keith Frentz of LOLA representing The Northshore
- On Rotation Brewery & Kitchen with chef Mike Smith and featuring chef Desi Bourgeois of Grown & Grazed representing Ruston, LA
- Restaurant Beatrice with chefs Michelle Carpenter and Terance Jenkins and featuring chef Holly Goetting of Charley G’s representing Lafayette, LA
- Roots Southern Table with chef Tiffany Derry and featuring chef Ross Dover of Palmettos on the Bayou representing The Northshore
- Rye with chef Jager Shook and featuring chef Anthony Felan of Fat Calf Brasserie representing Shreveport-Bossier, LA
- The Pelican House with chef Louis Rainey and featuring chef Lyle Broussard of L’Auberge Casino Resort representing Lake Charles, LA
Event formats vary for each restaurant, from private ticketed dinners to special menus with no reservation required, so make sure to check out the pairing details on the Louisiana Goes Lone Star website. For restaurants with private ticketed dinners or those that take reservations, booking in advance is strongly recommended.
October 25th will be an exclusive showing of Texas-Louisiana collaborative cuisine across Dallas for one night only, with dishes such as Crispy Gulf Shrimp ‘n’ Grit “Fries” and Grilled Syracuse Andouille at District, Crab and Corn Anolini at Dea, Crispy Gulf Oysters featuring LOLA pepper jelly, crumbled feta, crispy bacon, and pickled red onion from Lounge Here, Shrimp Etouffee Dumplings as well as Candied Yam Bread Pudding at Roots Southern Table, and more!