New restaurants, shops, attractions and events are opening on a regular basis in Shreveport-Bossier. Here are a few of our favorite additions to the growing list of things to see, do, taste and experience around town. For the latest news on new attractions and restaurants in Shreveport-Bossier, check out our official destination blog at

Opened November 2019
608 Absinthe Ct., Shreveport

David Bridges is chef and co-owner at Sauvage, where he approaches traditional Southern comfort foods with a fine dining chef’s attention to detail. His outstanding fried chicken and biscuits are the product of more than 10 years of recipe development. Bridges’ wife and pastry chef, Stephanie, creates unforgettable versions of popular regional desserts.    

Bayou Axe Co. 
Opened March 2019
509 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City

Louisiana’s first indoor, World Axe Throwing League-affiliated venue has been an enormously popular addition to Bossier City’s new East Bank District. With a fully stocked bar on-site and delicious food from BeauxJax Crafthouse next door, Bayou Axe Co. is a one-stop shop for a unique night out.  

S-B Rides
Opened July 2019
Various locations

Greg Powell’s S-B Rides organizes neon-lit bicycle rides throughout Shreveport-Bossier on a weekly basis. Often, rides begin and end in downtown Shreveport, with a stop for libations somewhere along the way. 

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
Opened May 2019
618 Commerce St., Shreveport

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club is the latest addition to Shreveport-Bossier's bustling nightlife scene. Located on the riverfront in downtown Shreveport, the venue spotlights local comedians as well as sidesplitting national headliners with nightly performances.

Caddo Common Park
Opened November 2019
869 Texas Ave., Shreveport 

Shreveport Common is a newly revitalized area located on the west edge of downtown Shreveport. At the heart of Shreveport Common is a 2.4-acre community greenspace with walking paths, a food truck court, and regularly scheduled cultural programming overseen by Shreveport Regional Arts Council. 

Us Up North Kitchen
Opened August 2019 
300 N. Allen Ave., Shreveport 

Chef Hardette Harris created the Official Meal of North Louisiana – only the second official meal in the U.S. – in 2015. Since then, she has become a leading proponent of traditional North Louisiana cuisine. At her new restaurant near downtown Shreveport, she serves up exemplary fried catfish, barbecue, and more.  

Of course, there's lots more to see and do in Shreveport-Bossier! For complete information on things to see, do, taste, and experience in Shreveport-Bossier, download or view the 2020 Official Visitors' Guide to Shreveport-Bossier. You can also complete this form to have a free, printed copy of the guide mailed to your home.