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Jessica Goff

A South Florida native, I was thrust into Cajun/Creole country by way of the newspaper business. Having drank the bayou water early on, I've remained here for seven years writing about what makes South Louisiana a place like no other. My companion who relocated with me from the Sunshine State is a fat, orange cat named Scout. She acquired a taste for boudin early on. Often using the phrase, "I wasn't born here, but I got here as soon as I could," I am grateful to the generations of local folks who have allowed me to visit on their front porches and clumsily step on their feet during a waltz.

 

Acadiana's Local Breweries

As Louisiana moves through its phased reopening of businesses, please check with restaurants, stores, and attractions for information on openings, capacity, and available amenities before making plans. Man, it’s hot. Of course it’s hot. It’s summer in Louisiana. And that means time for iced cold…

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Best Drive-Thru Daiquiris in Lafayette

As Louisiana moves through its phased reopening of businesses, please check with restaurants, stores, and attractions for information on openings, capacity, and available amenities before making plans. Louisiana has some pretty unique laws pertaining to its food industry. Heck, there's even a…

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Po'boys: The Southern Sandwich Staple

As Louisiana moves through its phased reopening of businesses, please check with restaurants, stores, and attractions for information on openings, capacity, and available amenities before making plans. Throughout the U.S., you'll find a sandwich tied to just about every region of the country. The…

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B&Bs in Acadiana

As Louisiana moves through its phased reopening of businesses, please check with restaurants, stores, and attractions for information on openings, capacity, and available amenities before making plans. An alternative to hotel and motels, B&Bs offer accommodations ranging from romantic getaways and…

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