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Exploring the Latest in Ruston: Your Guide to What's New

January 18, 2024Written by: Anna Graney

Get ready to explore the latest in Ruston, Louisiana! From new local shops to tasty restaurants, here is a guide to all the spots you need to check out. Ruston is growing, so whether you're a local or planning a visit, we've got the scoop on what’s new.

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Restaurants

Lula Perl

Meet Lula Perl, the coolest new café in Ruston! Step into a cozy environment where the smell of freshly brewed coffee mixes with the inviting scents of home-cooked comfort. Don't miss their daily specials for a taste of something unique, and indulge in their irresistible bakery treats.

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Photo: Lula Perl

Là Authentic Chinese Food

Ruston's culinary scene just got a tasty new addition with Là Authentic Chinese Food.Offering a variety of authentic dishes from shrimp fried rice to spicy pork. This mobile eatery is quickly becoming a local favorite, bringing a colorful experience to those seeking something deliciously different in Ruston.

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Photo: Là Authentic Chinese Food

Raw - Dine In

Exciting news for sushi lovers in Ruston! Raw, the local sushi spot, is now offering a new dine-in option alongside their popular takeout service. Whether you're grabbing a quick takeout order or opting for a sit-down experience at their sushi bar, you should try this local culinary staple.

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Photo Credit: @twokeyesinapod

Board and Bottle

By day, savor delicious coffee and a savory lunch menu at this downtown coffee shop. As night falls, experience the transition to a new Board and Bottle. You can unwind with a variety of charcuterie boards and an extensive selection of wines and beers. Whether you’re looking for a morning boost or an evening of relaxation, this Ruston gem ensures a delightful experience at any hour.

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Photo: Board and Bottle

Andrade's

Delight in this new authentic Mexican restaurant that has specialty tacos and sizzling fajitas. They feature exclusive weekly specials and traditional Mexican bakery items like conchas. Don’t forget to branch out and try a unique twist with an avocado margarita. 

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Photo: Andrade's

Shops

Oliver Grace and Company

Explore a collection of vintage treasures, perfect for finding that special gift or adding character to your home. Whether you're on the lookout for a thoughtful present or something special for your space, this charming antique store is a must-visit.

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Photo: Oliver Grace and Company

Buie's Photo Shoppe and Studio

Downtown Ruston has a fresh spot for photo and video lovers! The new studio has unique areas for every booking. Check out Buie's Photo Shoppe for photography accessories and fun gifts for all kinds of occasions -- it's the new go-to for creative fun!

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Photo: Buie's Photo Shoppe and Studio

Peach Lemonade

We all know and love The Children's Shoppe downtown. Well now your tweens can enjoy their own boutique as well. Peach Lemonade has clothing, jewelry, and other accessories that your kids will love to pick out. This is the perfect way as they grow up to let them start picking out a few of their favorite things while they shop with you!

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Photo: Peach Lemonade

 

 





About the Author

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Anna Graney

Anna Graney is originally from a small town in Oklahoma and she moved to Ruston to attend Louisiana Tech University. In her free time, she enjoys going to coffee shops with friends or traveling to new places. As Digital Marketing Coordinator, Anna supports the Director of Marketing and Communications in managing digital assets, online promotion of Ruston/Lincoln Parish, and attending events in the area to gather and develop content.

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