Acadiana Profile - June-July 2012

Clovis, Clotilde and the Fleur-de-lis

Considered to be the sign of our French identity in North America, the fleur-de-lis stirs up a lot of curiosity on the part of our cousins from the other side of the Atlantic. The French in particular find it funny…

The Hallmark of Authentic Cajun Cooking

    In 1976, when I went out into the field to begin gathering recipes for the first cookbook Acadiana Profile would ever publish, I was on a well-focused mission to track down nothing but authentic Cajun recipes.     But the…

Nouvelles des Villes - New Cities

Lafayette Tops List asTasty Town LAFAYETTE – Not to brag, but all Southern Living magazine did was re-affirm what Acadiana locals and tourists have known for years: When it comes to food in the South, there’s no town tastier than…

Pure and Simple

Meals made with the bounty of fresh summer produce are just one of the joys of the season.

Stepping Forward

Well-established Lafayette artist Francis X. Pavy continues to evolve and grow as the art community reflects on his past works.

Facing the Music

From larger arenas to intimate clubs to outdoor festivals, acadiana residents have lots of options for experiencing great live shows.

Chasing the Cause

Cheerleader, Lafayette’s Megan Boudreaux uprooted her cozy life to better the lives of child slaves in impoverished Haiti.

First-Rate Plates

On almost any day of the week, local restaurants are serving up some terrific plate lunches.