Oct. 8, 2015 12:56 AM

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Opelousas native and internationally known Chef Paul Prudomme has died, according to a report by nola.com citing WWLTV.com. Prudhomme rose to fame in the 1980s through his popular French Quarter restaurant K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen, and for an eponymous line of Cajun seasonings. He’s also widely credited with popularizing the “blackening” of fish.

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