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

A Foodie's Guide to Lafayette, Louisiana

Louisiana's Cajun and Creole cultural hub boasts a lively and vibrant ambiance. In recent years, foodies and culinary travelers will have picked up on the buzz around Lafayette. New Orleans has long been lauded for its food culture, but now Louisiana has a new challenger when it comes to cuisine…

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Lafayette's Historic Restaurants

In the late 1700s, South Louisiana was a melting pot of cultures where families, friends, travelers, and neighbors gathered around the table at mealtime. Cajun culture today still revolves around food, family, and joie de vivre—a joy of life. Many of the area’s most popular restaurants have been…

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Home Grown: Farmers Markets in Acadiana

As the sun begins its early rise one Saturday morning, I find myself at Moncus Park under a smattering of still-thriving oak trees. Flickering string lights lining the oaks work to illuminate the main entryway of the park before daylight fully shines on the gravel-and-dirt staging area. "Hey! Have…

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Best Drive-Thru Daiquiris in Lafayette

Louisiana has some pretty unique laws pertaining to its food industry. Heck, there's even a specific charge against crawfish theft. It especially has unusual regulations on the sale of adult beverages. Where other states require alcohol to be sold in separate brick-and-mortar locations outside of a…

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Po'boys: The Southern Sandwich Staple

Throughout the U.S., you'll find a sandwich tied to just about every region of the country. The North claims the Reuben, lobster roll, Philly cheesesteak and pastrami on rye. Here in Louisiana, the po'boy reigns as a Southern sandwich staple with nearly hundreds of regional restaurants, diners and…

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Hot Commodity: 10 Fun Facts About TABASCO

The world-famous hot sauce comes with an incredible story. Pay a visit to Avery Island to walk through 150 years of company history, take a chef-led cooking class, and explore the beautiful grounds of Jungle Gardens. Here are 10 things you might not know about the world’s favorite hot sauce: Image…

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