Louisiana’s Poet Laureate, Darrell Bourque, shares his favorite eateries.
Author: Jan Risher
Places to hear music while you dine
Even though the heat is still on in South Louisiana, fall is on its way. And with fall comes football. And with football comes tailgating. And with tailgating comes food that can only be found in Acadiana. It almost always…
Certain foods evoke fond memories of summer as a child. Gelato and snow cones fall into that category. For those who grew up getting a snow cone as a reward on a hot summer day, there are few foods out…
Good food is one thing. Good food in a beautiful setting with a lovely view takes life to a whole different level. Even though the vistas of Acadiana are plenty and beautiful, finding the perfect restaurant with a lovely view…
5 great places for steak in Acadiana
Louisiana’s cold days may be few in number, but when they hit, it’s to-the-bone chilly. For many of us, gumbo is the go-to food on wintry days – sometimes defined as any day under 70 degrees.However, life beyond gumbo is…
These bakeries are the bread and butter of Acadiana.
Connoisseurs know the necessities required for this Louisiana favorite, a poor boy sandwich: the right bread, meat done just right and toppings the way you want them. The best bread is a yin and yang sort of blissful thing. It’s…
“Acadiana” may not be synonymous with “pizza,” but there are a lot of fantastic options in the area.
Pubs and bars that serve great food
White-tablecloth restaurants aren’t the only places to find good eats in Acadiana.
Acadiana may not be best-known for its Mexican food, but when a taco craving hits, there are plenty of great places to satisfy it.
Personal picks for top dishes and cravings from around Acadiana
Every town has at least one restaurant that sums up that place. No matter where you are, that restaurant is almost always a no-frills or fanciness kind of place. Just good food – consistently good food for decades, in fact.…
On almost any day of the week, local restaurants are serving up some terrific plate lunches.
From the coast to the Delta
Although Acadiana is best-known for its delicious regional food, Mexican restaurants are flourishing here, too.
These restaurants step up the romance factor – for Valentine’s Day or year-round.
A national movement aimed at eating food raised and grown locally is flourishing in Cajun Country.
Are you ready for some barbecue?
Some of the best spots for breakfast and brunch in Acadiana.
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Asian restaurants are thriving in Acadiana
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Local restaurants are turning out some of the best and freshest seafood around.
Short trips away from home
Why Acadians in New Brunswick honor the moment