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

Two-Step Your Way through Acadiana

If you’ve been to any event in South Louisiana you know anytime there’s music there’s dancing. And trust us, there’s never any shortage of music! No matter the dance floor, be it your typical wooden floor, a concrete slab, or even a patch of green grass in front of the stage, we Cajuns will find a…

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Hot Spots for Foodie Families

Lafayette is a foodie town, dishing out authentic cuisine with plenty of flavor and without pretension. Cajun cuisine was created by French Acadian immigrants in the 1700s who relied on shrimp, crawfish, sausage, rice and a “holy trinity” of green bell pepper, onion and celery. Today locals honor…

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How To Enjoy The Summer In Lafayette

Summer. It's more than a season; it's an attitude of vacation embedded in our psyches from childhood schooldays. It's in our muscle memories of halcyon times of play, long lazy days, tall glasses of lemonade and sweet tea sipped under a ceiling fan on a shady porch, or maybe a frosty cocktail or two…

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St. Martin Parish: The Original Cajun Country

St. Martin Parish embodies the spirit of Acadiana with great food, lively dance halls, local shops, and the largest swamp in the United States. History Cajun roots were planted in St. Martin Parish in the mid-1700s by thousands of French Catholics, exiled from Acadia, Canada by the Anglican British…

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36 Hours in Lafayette-Family Edition

In the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun Country lies Lafayette, perfect for spending a fun-filled weekend and introducing children to one of the richest cultures in America. To fully appreciate Louisiana’s famous Cajun culture, you must first go back 260 years. In 1755, the British Crown exiled nearly…

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