Acadiana Profile - August-September 2018

Dr. Julie Foreman: Glaucoma Specialist

One of Louisiana’s few fellowship-trained glaucoma specialists, Dr. Julie Foreman is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, cataracts, and MIGS (minimally invasive glaucoma surgery). After receiving her medical degree from LSU School of Medicine, Dr. Foreman completed a…

Dr. Corwin A. Thomas FACC, FASNC, FSCAI

For over 15 years, Lafayette patients have benefited from the expertise of triple-board certified cardiologist Corwin A. Thomas, DO, FACC, FASNC, FSCAI. Dr. Thomas practices adult clinical and interventional cardiology and treats a variety of conditions, including coronary artery disease,…

Of Robichaux and Thibodaux

The moderately sweet, complex citrus flavor of aged Satsuma Rum accented with bitters and fresh lime renders an intensely refreshing, medium-length finish. Prompted by recollections of childhood visits to Cinclare Plantation near Brusly, Michael Dalmau’s eponymous restaurant commemorates his exiled…

La Chasse au Canard

It’s pitch black and I’m hunkered down in a wooden box suspended a few feet above water that I know to be filled with alligators. There is young man with a loaded shotgun to my left and another to my…

Note de L'Editeur

Having been raised in a cattle farming family, the meats on our plates were far more likely to be the result of breeding and raising, as opposed to hunting. Perhaps it’s ironic then that my brother and I were taught…

Hospitals

Acadia Parish Acadia General 1305 Crowley Rayne Hwy., Crowley alh.org • (337) 783-3222 The nonprofit Acadia General Hospital serves Acadia Parish as part of the Lafayette General Health System with 140 beds. The nonprofit facility has a 24-hour Emergency Department…

Sense of Place

My entrée into writing novels began with an embarrassing idea. I imagined that being a newspaper journalist, I could whip out popular paperbacks as fast as breaking news. To make matters worse, my first historical romance was set along the…

Hospitals: Community Care

Medicine is big business. In fact, more people work in the healthcare industry in Louisiana than any other industry. That’s more than the energy, the financial and the agricultural sectors combined. According to a joint economic impact study conducted by…

Nouvelles de Villes

FROM ACADIANA TO NEW ORLEANS Playing It Forward When the late Anthony Bourdain launched Chef Toby Rodriguez during a 2011 episode of “No Reservations” filmed in Eunice, the pork-centric Cajun boucherie master attracted abundant national media for his traveling Lâche…

Painting with a Purpose

Inspiration doesn’t keep bankers’ hours. It’s far too fickle for that. No, inspiration comes rushing in when the rest of the world sits still. At least it does for Lafayette artist Dana Manly, anyway. To her, a celebrated painter in…