Author: Megan Romer

Détails: Food + Drinks / Pull Up to the Station

"Experience. That’s the trend word. That’s the trend feeling,” explains Angie O’Bryan, the catering sales manager for Bon Temps Grill. “People are getting away from sort of generic traditional things, like passed trays of finger sandwiches -— they want their…

Détails: Venue / Location, Location, Location

Acadiana has a variety of wedding locations, easlily rivaling venues of locales all over the world. You want a rustic repurposed building? We’ve got it! Old-world ballroom? We’ve got that, too! Cute little chapel? Check. Grand landscaped gardens? Check. Honestly,…

Artfully Loaded

It’s no surprise that in a state that brands itself “Sportsman’s Paradise,” the art and craft of fine firearms is very much alive and well. Our neighbors include stockmakers, metalsmiths, engravers and restorers, several of whom are working at such…

Make Me Up

SEALED WITH A KISS While there are still plenty of Louisiana brides who love a striking lip — think bright red or deep burgundy — and always will, especially for nighttime weddings, Bevlaqua sees more requests for “nude, but better”…

True Romance

In the flow This year’s wedding hair, says stylist Nina Weaver of The Loft Salon in Lafayette, is all about romance, romance, romance. Tight, structured updos have largely disappeared from her bridal clients’ wishlists, which instead favor a loose, flowy…

Big Day Digs

From charming refurbished barns and elegant Victorian houses to chic contemporary art spaces, south Louisiana has an astounding variety of wedding and reception venues from which to choose. While it ultimately comes down to your personal style and budget, you…

Bon Appetit!

South Louisiana and food — what’s one without the other? It’s our favorite part of every event, meeting and get-together of any kind, and at weddings — we really throw down. Because we have such a robust local food tradition,…

Get Started

Acadiana-born companies thrive and grow in business-friendly, low-cost, nurturing environment

House Music

Baton Rouge’s ‘listening room’ provides intimate space for musicians and fans

On The Run

Cajun Mardi Gras merges traditions old and new