Sharing the food, music, culture, and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

Bon Temps Grill

Brothers Patrick and Steven O'Bryan grew up in the hospitality industry, Patrick started as a busboy at Cafe Vermilion, and Steven worked in corporate restaurants training kitchen staff. So it only made sense that the two joined forces to open their restaurant. In 2012 the brothers opened Bon Temps…

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Mediterranean Cuisine in Lafayette

There is plenty of Greek and Lebanese food in the area. There are so many delicious options, from classic gyros and moussaka to creamy tzatziki sauce and the ever-popular spanakopita. If you're looking for a place to try Mediterranean, Lafayette has express stops and fast-casual to formal dining and…

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Fried Chicken in Lafayette

We take fried chicken seriously in the South. However, it can be highly versatile - spicy, greasy, on a waffle, with a side of fried rice, or over braised greens. This list of locally owned Lafayette staples’ offerings ranges from secret menu items and plate lunch specials to fried chicken being…

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Get Your Jam On In Lafayette

So, does all the great music you hear in Lafayette inspire you to play along? Do you have your guitar, fiddle, accordion, or other acoustic instruments --- including your voice--- handy? Or do you enjoy listening to a group of people playing classic Cajun, Zydeco, or old-timey music in a laid-back…

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Whiskey & Vine

Do you ever wish you could hang out in New Orleans without having to drive there? Brothers Patrick and Steven O'Bryan did. They love the classic jazz clubs like the Bombay Club or Palm Court in the Big Easy but wanted that same vibe right here in Lafayette. In November 2022, that vision came to…

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Black Icons in Lafayette

February may be one of the shorter months jam-packed with celebratory events like the Superbowl, Valentine's Day, President's Day, and Mardi Gras, but what makes this month even more significant is the celebration of Black lives and history with Black History Month. Beginning in 1926 as a week-long…

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Black-Owned Restaurants

In celebration of the region’s black community, we’re exploring the Creole and soul food restaurants the area offers. Lafayette has a growing list of black-owned businesses; many serve delicious sweets, plate lunches, burgers, and late-night hangs. These are only a few black-owned restaurants. Other…

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