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Four Amazing Golf Courses In Acadiana

Lafayette, Louisiana, aka The Hub City, is a charming town along the Vermilion River in the southwestern area of the state. Spring in Louisiana brings warmer temperatures without the scorching heat of summer. The slight breeze might affect your shots, so be prepared to adjust your swing when playing…

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Blu Basil

Dang Nguyen has one of those origin stories that makes you want to try his food. He's a Vietnamese American who owns and operates two Lafayette restaurants: Saigon Noodles on Ambassador Caffery and Blu Basil on Johnston Street. His first experience in cooking came from his parents. He was one of 5…

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Burgersmith

In the olden days, when you wanted something handcrafted, you went straight to the source. Burgersmith, a play on the word blacksmith, takes the concept of handcrafted and applies it to the concept of a burger. But this isn’t your run-of-the-mill burger joint. Owner Russ Umbricht went through more…

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Tsunami

At the beginning of this century, downtown Lafayette was anything but a thriving commercial market, and Sushi was anything but pervasive in Louisiana. However, sisters Michele Ezell and Leah Simon, along with Michele’s husband Sean, began research in 1998 that would bring Sushi into the mainstream…

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Twin's Burgers & Sweets

Twin brothers Billy and Denny Guilbeaux own and operate the two locations of Twins Burgers and Sweets in Lafayette and Youngsville. The bakery is known for its homemade burgers as well as its pastries, including various versions of Petit Fours, king cakes, and other confections such as Gingerbread…

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May Events Spotlight

Performance Series May 2 | ASO: The Red Violin | St. Mary’s Church This concert will double as the Season 39 finale and the premiere for ASO's first-ever international debut, a 10-day concert tour of Poland. The Symphony will travel with Pitcairn and her Red Violin, performing at some of the…

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Crawfish Capital of the World Calling

Get ready for a belly-full of fun and a Cajun experience like no other! The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, held the first weekend in May, isn't just about crawfish (although they're definitely the stars of the show); it's a whole vibe celebrating Louisiana's rich culture, music, and, of course…

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Pamplona

Pamplona is a classic. It has been since it opened in December of 2007. Combining rustic decor, a beautiful downtown setting, delicious and interesting food, and a stellar wine and cocktail program, Pamplona has been at the forefront of dining experiences in Lafayette for years. General Manager…

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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. Today, Cajun culture still revolves around food, family, and joie de vivre, which is a joy of life. Many of the area’s most popular restaurants…

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