Are you craving delicious French style croissants and sandwiches in Baton Rouge, la Madeleine Country French Café offers freshly prepared food that transports guests to the French Countryside as they enjoy their fresh sandwiches. An important emphasis at this Country French Café is that your dish is delicious and filling, yet made with healthful ingredients to power you through your day. After all, a visit to Baton Rouge can be exciting with all there is to see and do, and you want plenty of energy to avoid getting tired out.
Pennington Balloon Championship
A popular place to visit in the southern city of Baton Rouge is the Pennington Balloon Championship, where several family-friendly events—such as the Balloon Glow—are scheduled throughout the week. The best times to visit are Friday and Saturday night, when you can enjoy The Amazing “Screaming Eagles” a full-time aerial demonstration by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Command Parachute Demonstration Team at 6 p.m. or 9 p.m., the balloon mass ascension at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Shaw Center for the Arts
You might also be planning to visit Baton Rouge’s Shaw Center for the Arts. The new $55 million, 125,000-square-foot facility opened its doors in March 2005. This is a place for the community to be stimulated by the visual and performing arts. The building itself is worth visiting because of its stunning architecture and modern design, with more than 17,000 square feet of exhibition space. One of the Shaw Center’s missions is to “Serve as a contemporary landmark for the community that unites LSU with downtown Baton Rouge.”
The signature sandwiches served at la Madeleine Country French Café are considered some of the best sandwiches in Baton Rouge. The Chicken Salade Croissant is one of the favorites at this Country French Café. The croissant is served with a side of chips or Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta Salade, another of the Café’s signature items. The Chicken Salade Croissant is fresh-baked and served with lettuce and tomatoes for a deliciously familiar and healthy dish.
The Chicken Salade Croissant is just the start of sandwich options found at la Madeleine Country French Café. On the menu you can also find the Turkey BLT, Tuna Salade Croissant and Duet Magnifique, which lets you combine a half sandwich with a cup of soupe or Caesar Salade. For more information on these other sandwiches along with dozens of other delicious menu items, please take a look at the menu found at www.lamadeleine.com.