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It’s always crawfish season in Acadiana. Even when there aren’t crawfish boils being held every weekend and lines a mile long at your favorite crawfish spot, farmers and local seafood restaurants are always preparing for it. In the downtime, before the season, we take a look at where restaur…

The New Year is upon us! While we're all thinking of our resolutions to enter into the new decade eating healthier is never a bad resolution to add on to your life! This month check out a few locally made items to add to your better eating habits.

This month we take a page out of Phyllis, Jacques and Emily's book by trying Epicurious' Marcella Hazan's Bolognese Sauce. Easy to cook, and easy to clean, this dish is great to make with the whole family. Make early and let simmer in a crock pot to impress your friends this winter with this…

Phyllis Mata and her children don’t let the distance between them stand in the way of sharing a meal. Mata lives in New Iberia, her son Jacques in Lafayette and her daughter Emily Fruge Hood is in Chicago. While they may not all be crowded in one kitchen around the same stove, on Jan. 6 of 2…

Born in Sicily, Manny Augello moved to the U.S. at age 8. By age 9, he was working in his father’s restaurant on the Northshore in Louisiana. “I was ‘drafted’ into the restaurant business,” he says with a chuckle.





Celebrating its 50th anniversary in October, Southern Mutual Help Association (SMHA), has not wavered from its mission to help people develop strong, healthy, prosperous rural communities in Louisiana. Based in New Iberia, the not-for-profit has evolved into a nationally-recognized, award-wi…

At the Old School is a 40,000 square-foot facility that is now divided into four adjoining areas: the banquet hall (capable of accommodating 200 wedding or party guests), the courtyard (great for family reunion outdoor activities), the living room (perfect for a Saints or Super Bowl get-toge…