The mission of Grace Place Soup Kitchen is to not only feed the hungry but feed the soul. The kitchen is operated by volunteer groups on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 1600 Jackson Street in Monroe, La.
Butter: A Lousiana Bakery in downtown Monroe, is a totally gluten-free cafe. Charity Jones opened the sweet shop after discovering her father-in-law couldn't have wheat, barley, or rye. So she's making melt in your mouth sweet and savory dishes which are gluten-free.
The Barn Home Cookin' in Columbia, La. certainly lives up to its name of "home cooking ". Not only does owner Susie Powe dish up great food but she helps those with a "past" get back on the right path.