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Lafayette’s food economy turns to hustles old and new to stay afloat during the pandemic

Coronavirus has caused a major gap in the food economy that some local farmers and restaurateurs are hustling to fill.

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This 29-year-old is building a thriving kale chip enterprise in Acadiana From the horse farm farmers' market to 17 Whole Foods Market locations and counting

Taylor Stokes is expanding her product reach to 10 Whole Foods stores in Houston, with the hopes of eventually distributing her products regionally.

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In Thanksgiving: chicken pies for the soul

As Thanksgiving approaches, my aunts and cousins have lovingly resurrected my grandmother’s recipes as best they can, creating a meal that represents gratitude and honors her legacy.

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The secret’s out on Maison Madeleine’s Secret Supper Series

Maison Madeleine’s Secret Supper Series offers the chance to soak in the beauty of Lake Martin and the tastes of top Southern culinary talent.

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You’re gonna break 5,000 eggs: The Current Calendar 10/31 – 11/6

For Abbeville’s Giant Omelette Celebration, 5,034 eggs will be cracked. That’s 4,984 more than Paul Newman ate in Cool Hand Luke.

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Current Calendar 10/17-10/23

A boudin cookoff, brunch-on-the-go, theatrical productions, and a drive-in movie fill this weekend’s calendar.

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Current Calendar 10/10-10/16

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles is a great place to eat. Victoria’s Secret spokesman Bob Dylan plays the Heymann Center.

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Current Calendar 9/26 – 10/2

This week: Fleetwood Mac Revisited gets revisited at DTA. Ulysses Owens takes his jazz odyssey to AcA. Documentary Date Night is ready for nerdy romance. The Acadiana Food Hub hosts a Farm to Table Showcase.

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Current Calendar 9/12-9/18 The cool stuff that's happening this week in Lafayette

This week around Acadiana: Plate Lunchapalooza, the Friends of the Library fall book sale, Battle of the Salons, and more.

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A sour nerd’s guide to Gulf Brew

Sour beer is the latest trend in the beer world. And Acadiana’s brewers have some zany and tasty entries into the craze, some available only at Gulf Brew.

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Complicated Cocktails: Blueberry Whiskey Buck

The buck is a spicy, sweet and summery way to enjoy brown liquors like whiskey.

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Complicated Cocktails: Hibiscus Lemonade Cooler

This light-tasting spiked tea is a perfect mate for taking it slow. Sip on it in the afternoon haze and let the glass sweat through golden hour.

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