The Capital of Cajun Country: Lafayette, Louisiana Travel Guide

A Weekend: in Cajun Country  –  by Jennifer Odell It's long been one of the South's great stomach-stretching pleasures to eat outside of Lafayette in South-Central Louisiana, to burn a tank of gas or two zigzagging through Cajun country. Maybe in search of the ultimate link of boudin (that pale, ricey, spicy sausage that's debated here with ferocity) or to down plump gulf oysters at Shucks! in Abbeville. Or, perhaps, to tuck into mounds of rice topped with pork backbone stew at Poche's…

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NEW YORK TIMES

Dancing, Dining and Daiquiris in Cajun Country  – September 27, 2013 by Bryan Miller Whenever I visit Cajun country, in southwest Louisiana, the land of crawfish, gumbo, gator steaks and les bons temps personified, my first stop is at a cultural icon that, in itself, elevates this region to the status of an American touristic treasure: the drive-through daiquiri hut. This was my intention in mid-July; however, the plane was late, and I had pressing business to address midday —…

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DEVELOPING DOWNTOWN

ABiz Acadiana Business – December 29. 2010 by Leslie Turk Ongoing Streetscape projects, the $10 million Rosa Parks Transportation Center opening, Trynd, Athena, Refinery barberspa, Americas Coffee House, Buchanan Lofts (the former warehouse space above the old Abdalla’s building that is now fully furnished residential units offering overnight stays to long-term leasing options) — all were significant downtown developments in 2010. In the years to come, the re-purposing of the 20,000-square-foot Jefferson Street Market, especially its potential to mix a…

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AMERICAN WAY

A Weekend in Cajun Country – February 1, 2013 by Jennifer Odell “For more urban accommodations, the Buchanan Lofts provide chic, spacious, apartment-style lodging in downtown Lafayette.” BON APPETIT The Capital of Cajun Country  – October 18, 2011 by Brett Martin  

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Succulents 101: What, Why & How-To

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Brighten Up Your Patio For Summer

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Bringing In A Bit Of The Outdoors

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The Do’s & Don’ts Of Edible Decor

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Add A Personal Touch To Your Office

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