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Follow these tips to stay healthy while eating out

Photo provided by ButterballSet up a Sweet Potato Bar and let guests select the toppings for their baked sweet potatoes.

Americans, on average, consume about one-third of their calories away from home, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and we spend about $50 billion a year in restaurants. Those who eat out more often are more likely to gain weight,… Continue reading →

Food & Dining

Review: Quaker Steak and Lube gets your motor runnin’

Advocate staff photo by GEORGE MORRIS -- Quaker Steak and Lube in Gonzales has an automotive theme and a sports bar feel to it.

When passing by Quaker Steak and Lube, we have some advice: Apply the brakes. A restaurant and bar with an automotive theme, Quaker Steak exudes a fun, sports-bar kind of vibe, yet one where diners can enjoy table conversation without shouting at… Continue reading →



Regions, online lender offer new product for small business

Small business owners will be able to access an online lender’s application through Birmingham, Alabama-based Regions Bank’s website. Regions and New York-based Fundation Group LLC made the announcement Monday. Both firms said their agreement provides a coordinated, first-of-its-kind lending solution. Small businesses… Continue reading →

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