Author: Jyl Benson

Market Fresh

Dining with Swedish visitors along the River Road in Plantation Country

Remedies

For the unbearable heaviness of being

locavore

The importance of locally-sourced foods on the Acadiana table

Brunch

Claim the Cool: 14 brunches worth venturing out for

Best Chefs

Centuries after Le Grand Derangement French Acadians were forced from their homes in Nova Scotia at the hands of the British, Louisiana’s Acadians are in possession of an enviable culture that is undeniably rich in music, art, and especially gastronomy.…

Oh, So French

Bar Frances brings Parisian sensibility to Freret Street

Pizza Party

Reconsidering a global favorite customized to suit the Cajun palate

Trinity

Exceptional service, excellent food, elegant atmosphere

Tapas & Treats

Normally known to serve large portions, Acadiana has embraced the small-plate trend.

A Case of Mistaken Identity

We called ahead to say we would be arriving 10 minutes late for our 6:30 reservation at Vincent’s. A Friday night, people were already stacked three deep at the moodily lit bar, so we begrudgingly accepted the only open table:…