Everybody did this. Everybody killed pigs. Pork was one of the main staples for country people, self-sufficient people. Read the Story
Discover the people and stories behind some of Lafayette's oldest plate lunch houses. Read the Story
Gumbo is what your momma made, a definition that assures there are as many types of gumbos as mothers who make them. Read the Story
Learn about Lafayette's local eateries and the people who make this one of the best places to eat. Read the Story
To drink beer and peel crawfish is to be Cajun. To have a signature dipping sauce is to be Cajun. To suck heads is divine. Read the Story
Rice has long been an essential ingredient for Cajuns, so much so some have called it a love affair. Read the Story


Activist, environmentalist, poet & singer-songwriter Zachary Richard’s roots are deeply planted in Louisiana. Read the Story
Equal parts bar, performance hall, and community center, dancehalls provided a space for much needed recreation. Read the Story
Chubby’s enthusiasm for his heritage and culture is present in every aspect of his life-both professional and personal. Read the Story
In a region renowned for its music, the ways musicians acquire their instruments is rarely, if ever, discussed. Read the Story
Born, raised, and currently residing in Lafayette, Roddie Romero lives and breathes South Louisiana culture. Read the Story


Discover the history behind this Festival that recently celebrated its 40 year anniversary. Read the Story
Learn about the largest Francophone festival in the country connecting Acadiana and the Francophone world. Read the Story
South Louisiana is home to the greatest free party on earth, a colorful celebration known as Mardi Gras. Read the Story