There is a seating area in front of the store near the coffee shop.
Rouses' markets itself as "Where the Chefs Shop."
The store has a special display of Cajun products.
Rouses calls out local products wherever possible.
Local signs quote Managing Partner Donny Rouse in small print, "You're Either Local or You're Not."
The local selection extends into all departments, including seafood.
In-store signs advertise Rouses' rooftop grown herbs and store-made prepared foods.
A roaster for bell peppers sat in front of the store.
A fall store display brings together apples, hard apple cider and apple pies.
An associate works behind the cheese counter.
Rouses sports its Saints pride.
Doberge Cakes, native to New Orleans, a six layer cake retail for $21.99.