Acadiana Profile - December-January 2015

Kirby Jambon, From the Bayou to the Seine

When James Domengeaux convinced the legislature to form CODOFIL, one of his dreams was that one day a Louisianian would be appointed to one of the forty chairs of the prestigious French Academy along the banks of the Seine River…

Writer's Choice

Louisiana’s Poet Laureate, Darrell Bourque, shares his favorite eateries.

What to Wear to the Party

1. Silver purse by Ramy Brook. Coco Eros, 340 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, (337)233-3768                 2. Embellished clutches. Little Town, 1116 Coolidge St., Lafayette, (337) 268-9499, little-town.com 3. Black and white lace dress.…

Twisting the Tastes of Home

A self-professed country boy from Rayne, chef Isaac Toups keeps patrons smiling by blending his caffeinated persona and culinary creativity

Nouvelles Des Villes

New “Man Cave” in Lafayette Twin Peaks recently opened its doors at 5801 Johnson St. in Lafayette next to the Acadiana Mall featuring several large flat-screen TVs for sports viewing, hearty made-from-scratch comfort food and beer poured into huge mugs…

Lost Recipes

The sweet treats of my childhood were quite humble. Many afternoons when I arrived home from school during the winter months, Mama had sweet potatoes, still warm from the oven, on a tray along with a can of Steen’s 100%…

Worth a Second Look

Using subjects that scream South Louisiana, Houma artist John Duplantis alters the way we view everyday images through his paintings

Easygoing Élan

Natural elements and subtle fields of color shape this casually chic abode brimming with style