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Looking for the best places to eat after Lent in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA? Our top 10 dining spots offer delicious options for your post-fasting feast!

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We're in the midst of Holy Week right now and a lot of people who've given something up for Lent are looking forward to breaking their fast.

Why do people 'fast' for Lent?

Many people choose to fast or give up certain luxuries to replicate the sacrifices of Jesus and His journey into the desert for 40 days during the Lenten season leading up to Easter Sunday. Folks give up everything from soft drinks to candy and sugar, to social media, alcohol, and more. Typically, the most common thing to give up during the Lenten season is to abstain from eating meat on Fridays.

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Well, if you've given up sugar or carbs for Lent, you're probably past the sugar withdrawals by now and are feeling kind of hangry. I know you won't admit that publicly, but don't worry, it's just us. In fact, if you were really strict with your fasting during Lent, you're probably planning one heck of a meal to break your fast. Heck, we might be talking meals plural in some cases! That's why we're here to help!

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See Shreveport-Bossier's Top 10 Restaurants to Break Your Fast for Lent

We know that a lot of the dishes we talk about here are seafood, which you can totally eat during Lent, but not in the quantities we're thinking of!

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