Dec. 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 1, 2010There's no recession in Lafayette's restaurantarama. by Mary Tutwiler photos by Robin MayMid-fall the drilling moratorium was still firmly capping production in the Gulf and the fear of job losses rippled through Acadiana ...
Nov. 30, 2010 05:29 PM
The Preservation Alliance of Lafayette is hosting two events this week. The first is the Elmhurst ...
Nov. 29, 2010 05:29 PM
Since Independent intern and University of Louisiana Lafayette journalism student Hope Rurik broke the story two weeks ago (Paving Paradise) that six mature live oaks will be felled on campus ...
Nov. 24, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 24, 2010A two-year lease with the Lafayette Public Library booked the sale of the Jefferson Street Market. By Mary Tutwiler When Rob and Catherine Robison shuttered Jefferson Street Market nine months ago after 15 years of anchoring ...
Nov. 24, 2010 01:54 AM
Louisiana's imperiled coast inspires a California winemaker. By Mary Tutwiler Susie Selby loves wine. She grew up under the tutelage of her father, David Selby, a wine connoisseur before wine was cool. And it was her dad who introduced her to the joys ...
Nov. 23, 2010 05:06 PM
Two more days to turkey day. For those of you getting ready to fry a turkey for the first time, here's a video of Cajun chef Pat Mould frying a turkey on the Today Show a few years ago. Just like viewing A Wonderful Life at Christmas, I go back and watch ...
Nov. 22, 2010 05:49 PM
While pumpkin may be the chosen member of the Cucurbitaceae family for pies and other noshes at Thanksgiving, here in south Louisiana we favor a Convolvulaceae member for our dishes. That would be the sweet potato, cousin to the morning glory. Yams ...
Nov. 22, 2010 05:06 PM
Edwin Lewis Stephens, UL Lafayette's first president, had a passion for live oaks that he spread over his campus, imparted in his students and shared across the state. Edwin Lewis Stephens, UL Lafayette's first president, had a passion for live oaks ...
Nov. 19, 2010 02:48 PM
Now I know why dogs are a gator's favorite snack. Sweet and dumb, they clearly don't have the chops that a cat does. Check out this video, shot in Louisiana, of how a cat handles two seven-foot alligators. /p>   ...
Nov. 18, 2010 04:56 PM
Champagne at New Year's Eve, mint juleps on Derby Day, a beautiful Beaune for Passover (that was my dad's way of blending his French heritage with Jewish observance): we who love wine and spirits have important traditions. And today is one of them. The ...

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