Acadiana Profile - October-November 2015

Tapas & Treats

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

What’s Cooking

This issue highlights the best chefs and other winners in the region.

friday night lights in acadiana

The prep football odyssey of Hahnville High School football coach Nick Saltaformaggio was full of unexpected detours. But ultimately he arrived at his ideal Acadiana destination.

Nouvelles de Villes

Got Gumbo? around acadiana Sweet Crude, the high-energy septet fusing indie pop with Cajun lyrics, joins the traditional musical lineup of Cajun and zydeco bands during Lafayette’s Festivals Acadiens et Créole Oct. 9-11, which draws foodies for the annual Bayou…

An Evolution of Sound

The Necessary Gentlemen combine a love of old-time bluegrass, country and add an occasional Cajun twist.

Artistic Liberty

Though it raised a few eyebrows among family, friends and outsiders, a choice Lake Charles artist Edward Cappel made nearly 15 years ago is one without regret.

The Acadiana Flag

We are celebrating the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians in Louisiana led by "Beausoleil" Broussard with the Grand Réveil Acadien 2015 this October. Throughout Acadiana and beyond, from Lake Charles to New Orleans, we fête this event…

Landmark Revived

A historic New Iberia house next to Shadows-on-the-Teche recalls grandeur of the Old South and legacies of old souls along the bayou.

Best Chefs

4 notable chefs bring innovative cuisine to Acadiana.