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

Creole Cuisine in Lafayette, LA

What is the difference between Cajun and Creole? It is a hotly contested topic, and I am no cultural expert. Still, when it comes to creole food, combining elements of African, European, and Caribbean cuisines, it's a unique fusion that tantalizes the taste buds with its bold spices, hearty…

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BBQ in Lafayette

What goes better with beautiful weather, festivals, and live music? BBQ. There is no shortage of choices in Lafayette and the surrounding areas when it comes to BBQ. From traditional to special Sunday plate lunches, there's a smoked meat restaurant for everyone's palate. Is it sauce you love…

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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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Plate Lunch Trail

Though most visitors to Lafayette might sooner associate the area with our more famed Cajun and Creole culinary fare (jambalaya, crawfish, and gumbo), it is the rice and gravy-centric plate lunch that fuels the people of Louisiana’s Acadiana region. Consisting of meat, a gravy-covered starch, a pair…

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