Jean-Paul Bourgeois grew up surrounded by the vibrant southern cuisine of Louisiana, and learned at a young age that food brings people together. It’s a lesson that has stayed with him throughout the years, from his time studying the culinary arts in France, to working in restaurants. He’s brought that love of food and family to his position as Executive Chef of Blue Smoke Enterprises, and joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss his newly opened culinary program, Porchlight.
Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to Rails-to-Trails conservancy, these abandoned rails have been repurposed and transformed into open trails for some of the best hiking and biking in the country. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins “CBS This Morning” to show some of the country’s most unique rail-trail destinations.
Overnight, Senate rejected a house passed bill on a vote of 57 to 42. The anti-terrorism bill is set to expire on June 1st, however the Senate will take up the issue again on May 31st. The National Journal's staff correspondent Dustin Volz joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the drama on Capitol Hill.