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Lafayette Weekly

Grammy-winning Tex-Mex torchbearers Los Texmaniacs return to Lafayette this week. The quintet plays a mix of Texas music, including traditional conjunto and Tejano rock n’ roll. Catch them at the Hideaway this Wednesday night. Local jam band Medicine plays the Grouse Room on Thursday night. Friday…

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Boutin's

It is hard to beat a homemade gumbo, an etouffee that your MawMaw made, and it's hard to find a favorite Cajun dish in a restaurant that out-shines those favorite family recipes you grew up eating. But not impossible. Boutin's Seafood and Oysters in Carencro come pretty dang close. With a homestyle…

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Acadiana Bar & Grill

The Acadiana Bar & Grill is just what its namesake describes - a sports bar with classics celebrating all things Acadiana. Think family-friendly atmosphere with arcade games, big screen TVs, and local sports decor across a large, open floor plan. The concept launched in 2017 in a former restaurant…

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Falling for Fun in America's Happiest City

Come out, come out, wherever you are! Summer has ceased, and fall is fresh! With cooler temperatures and oh-so-many fun and exciting things to do, fall in Lafayette is prime time for festivals, food, music, cultural events, and outdoor activities. Join us, and we guarantee you will fall in love with…

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August Events Spotlight

If you're looking to spend some time in the Hub City and want to know what events are happening in August, you're in the right place. We'll give you a monthly rundown of live music and other events taking place each month in the Happiest City in America. EatLafayette | All Summer Long When the…

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Poorboy's Riverside Inn

Poorboy’s Riverside Inn is one of the longest-operating restaurants in Acadiana. The seafood restaurant has a rich history from where it started to what it is today. In the 1930s, Hulo “poorboy” Landry started a snowball stand after discovering he had a flour allergy and could no longer work for the…

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Acadian Culture Day

Celebrating Cajun Culture Acadian Culture Day is an immersive experience taking place Sunday, August 14 at Vermilionville’s 23-acre historic park. The culture day allows visitors to revel in the many rich Cajun traditions centered around food, music, family, and faith. This year marks the 20th…

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Ton's Drive In

When someone hears the title "drive-in," you are instantly taken back to simpler times - car hops, old-fashioned burgers, milkshakes, and friendly smiles. You don't have to go back in time to experience such a drive-in at Ton's. This family-owned restaurant has been open in Broussard since 1963 and…

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Tchoup’s MidCity Smokehouse

Walking into Tchoup's Midcity Smokehouse is like walking into a good friend's home for Sunday dinner. Nested in a refurbished 70-plus-year-old home, owners Ryan and Traci Pecot kept as much of the original charm intact as possible. The husband and wife team opened Thcoup's Midcity during the COVID…

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Cafe Vermilionville

If you want to experience a piece of south Louisiana history all the while dining on classic cuisine with a modern twist, look no further than Café Vermilionville. Before transforming into a restaurant, Cafe Vermilionville was initially built as a trading post for Vermilionville in 1835 and has had…

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