Don’t underestimate the restaurant scene in the 318. For those that don’t understand 318 is the Area code for the Shreveport-Bossier City, La. area.

Shreveport is quickly becoming a mecca of great food. Due in part to the increased tourism brought by the ever growing casino industry in the area.

318 Restaurant Week, a popular event showcasing local restaurants with one-night-only dining experiences and daily prix fixe lunch and dinner specials, has been one of Shreveport-Bossier’s most popular events. 318 Restaurant Week returns to Shreveport and Bossier City March 18-23, 2019, and will offer $10 or $20 menus for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner. There will also be several special elevated dining experiences.

Some of the elevated dining experiences include:

Brazilian Steak Night at The Petroleum Club

Full Moon • High Tide – A Spring Equinox Seafood Experience

 A Night in Peru

There are many more including this Y’all pick:


Where There’s Smoke, a collaboration with Chef Blake Jackson and Harvey Clay, is a special, one-night-only dining experience presented by 318 Restaurant Week, 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19. Enjoy a culinary tour from the dynamic culinary duo, Blake Jackson and Harvey Clay, as well as dining ambassador Ian Summers. Jackson and Clay will guide you through global cuisine with a four-course dinner featuring meats, vegetables and even desserts. Where There’s Smoke is a dinner where an element of each dish has been smoked for added complexity and flavor.

Tickets are $50 per person and only 100 tickets are available. Purchase tickets here.

Course 1: Smoked Catfish Hush Puppy Croquette served with “Shreveport-Style” Tartar Sauce

Course 2: Caribbean Smoked Jerk Pork served with Black Garlic and Plantain Mofongo and Pickled Papaya Red Onion Relish

Course 3: Brisket and Sausage-Stuffed Ravioli served with Real BBQ Rub, Brown Butter, Fresh Manchego and Green Onion Relish

Course 4: Banana Cotta and Scratch Nilla Wafer served with Smoked Salt Caramel and Vanilla Bean Gelato