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Pet Friendly Places in Lafayette

Hey there, all you convivial canines! As the official "dogger" (i.e., doggy blogger) for Lafayette Travel, I'm panting with excitement to tell you that not only is Lafayette the Happiest City in America for humans, it's pretty tail-wagging welcoming for us 4-legged visitors as well. There are…

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7 Great Happy Hours You Should Know About

Everyone knows about the regular happy hour specials. Things like 2-for-1 margaritas, cheap beers, and a random assortment of snacks to munch on, but here in Lafayette, we offer more than just the norm. No matter what day you're looking to steal a deal, you can find a happy hour special that'll…

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Asian Cuisine in Lafayette

Pho, pad thai, bulgogi, and pot stickers - these foods rate among some of my top favorite dishes. They all happen to fall under the category of Asian cuisine. Lucky for us, Louisiana has the 10th largest Vietnamese population, according to 2010 census data. With a pocket community of Laotian…

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Generational Restaurants in Lafayette

In Acadiana, generational talent is easy to find - many musicians are descendants of a long line of music-making families. For example, the Savoys, Delafoses, Berards, Ardoins, and Huvals are families in which the craft has been passed down. Just as important to the area's culture is our food, and…

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Kolaches in Lafayette

People in Acadiana like to pass a good time. But when you have too much of a good time, you may need a rescue remedy in the morning. Enter kolaches. For the rest of the country, a kolache is a sweet, fruit-filled puff pastry sometimes coated with a sugary glaze. But in Lafayette, we like everything…

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Favor Cuisine

There is no shortage of hidden gems on Lafayette’s Northside. A few blocks up from Cameron on North University sits Favor Cuisine, a homestyle Creole lunch spot. Opened in 2021, owner Dale Faulk wanted a creole lunch spot with a homemade flair. An unpretentious, casual spot, Favor Cuisine runs…

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Poupart's Bakery

Walking into Poupart’s Bakery on a Saturday morning is like walking into une boulangerie in Paris. The expansive cases of pastries, colorful rows of petit fours, and racks of freshly baked bread take you to another romantic time and place. There’s a good reason the 55-year-old French bakery takes…

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Marcello's Wine Market & Cafe

Do you have a big date coming up? What about a significant anniversary? Whether you are looking for a special place to celebrate or a romantic corner to snuggle over a bottle of wine, Marcello's Wine Market & Cafe is your go-to for fine dining. Gene and Marcello Todaro opened Marcello's in 1981…

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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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