'All The King's Men,' Filmed in Grapevine Cafe, Donaldsonville, LA, as Good as the Restaurant's Signature Dish Found in 'Flavored With Love' at FlavoredWithLove.com

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The movie, 'All The King's Men,' starring Sean Penn, Kate Winslet, and Anthony Hopkins was filmed partly in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. In addition to shots of a local church and Railroad Street in downtown, The Grapevine Cafe and Gallery was another location of some scenes. However, what The Grapevine Cafe and Gallery in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, is best known for is its White Chocolate Bread Pudding. Owner and Chef, Cynthia Schneider, first authorized publication of that recipe in a single outside source: 'Flavored With Love,' third addition, a delightful story cookbook featuring stories and recipes of the South available at http://www.FlavoredWithLove.com.

Schneider, is a woman of many facets. In addition to being an accomplished artist and patron of the arts, she is a renowned chef with many signature dishes. She was recently selected by famed New Orleans chef, John Folse, to prepare her piece de resistance in New York City at the 2006 annual James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Her masterpiece? White Chocolate Bread Pudding. Eating this delightfully flavorful dish is like putting spoonful of a delicious cloud into your mouth. There are several secrets to this magnificent find, but one of the most important is the delightfully light and airy bread made in the The Grapevine Cafe and Gallery kitchen.

Schneider actually parted with the recipe for the Southern story cookbook, 'Flavored With Love,' from http://www.FlavoredWithLove.com, featuring some of the South's favorite restaurant dishes. Along with the favorite and famous recipes, there are many delightful stories of life in the South, Southern comfort food and life, like chicken soup only better-- some hilarious, some nostalgic, and some tear jerking.

The walls of the Grapevine Cafe and Gallery feature a display of Louisiana fine art with different artists featured in sequence for a time throughout the year. Acrylic, oil, water color, ceramic, and photography are some of the media of featured artists.

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita inspired the Third Edition of 'Flavored With Love' and have helped the Grapevine's dining business in an unexpected way.

After Katrina and Rita spread many residents and cooks from the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas Gulf Coasts to other places throughout the nation, there were many requests for additional authentic recipes of the wonderfully delicious Cajun and Creole food and lore of the region. The recipes are laced with amusing and heart-warming stories, which entertain readers, whether or not they cook.

Mary Cheatham, pen name Jane Riley, has produced a big story cookbook of over 300 recipes and 320 pages with large easy-to-read print so the book can be put on the counter and read as the cook prepares dishes without smearing the pages.

With so many of the traditional dining places in the New Orleans area having been destroyed, diners from both New Orleans and Baton Rouge have had to look elsewhere to satisfy their dining necessities. In the process, they have "found" The Grapevine Cafe and Gallery, http://www.GrapevineCafeAndGallery.com. However, once having found this culinary gem in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, they return again and again.

The Grapevine Cafe and Gallery is on your way to anywhere! Don't make the mistake of failing to eat there.

If you can't make it to the Grapevine Cafe, get your story cookbook, 'Flavored With Love,' at http://www.FlavoredWithLove.com for the best food you'll ever put in your mouth, including the Grapevine's White Chocolate Bread Pudding.

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