February 21, 2020389
One Couple's Journey to Make the Perfect Old Fashioned
In October of 2017, Lafayette residents Alex and Deanna Saizon thought they’d pop into a New Orleans bar and order an Old Fashioned on a whim. Little did they know, that whim would turn into a small business within the next two years.
On a romantic getaway to the Crescent...
November 28, 2019780
Well-Known Lafayette Native Chef Pays Respect to the Unnamed Deep South Curators of Cuisine
By C.F. Jolivette
Lafayette native and chef, Carolyn Shelton, has charmed kitchens and television studios alike over her near 50-year career. She’s been in the company of Phil Donahue, Dick Gregory, Sylvia Chase, and late New Orleans food...
November 7, 2019631
Are you ready for some football?
By Liz Smith
No matter your team, all people in South Louisiana love one thingTAILGATING! The history of tailgating is said to go back to the early 1900s when people would grill sausages on the “tail end” of their horses. If you have walked around Cajun field or the LSU parade grounds on game...
October 29, 2019604
Crawfish Capital of the World
by Abby Meaux Conques
The roots of this city can be traced back to 1771 when Acadian trailblazer, Firmin Breaux, bought land where Breaux Bridge would emerge. In 1799 he constructed a footbridge for easier travel for family and friends across Bayou Teche. This initial bridge was a suspension...
October 7, 2019596From small DIY trays to elaborate wedding displays, the "grazing" trend has officially made its way to the U.S. The roots of the communal come-together, partnered with delightful snacking!
July 21, 2019567
Pig Stand Cajun Hot Wings
3lbs. chicken wings or quarters6 oz. hot sauce16 oz. bottle of Pig Stand "Hot" Bar-B-Q SauceQueen Bee Seasoning
Pour hot sauce into a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken wings, seal bag, and turn to coat. Place in refrigerator, and allow wings to marinate for 12-24 hours....
July 21, 2019510
Celebrate the return of tank top season with some of the most refreshing summer drinks on this side of the Mississippi. We thirsted, we gathered, and we found some refreshing concoctions that are as tasty as they are creative.
Bismillah's Mango Lassi
A traditional Indian drink that's a blend of yogurt, spices, and fruit. Cool...