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2012

An introduction to Lafayette's freshest address for home-grown flavor. Read the full story here. more

Feb 27, 2014 12:00 AM Restaurants

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Photo by Stephanie Basalyga

The Last 500 Miles: Zen on two wheels along the Trace more

Nov 27, 2012 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

During our near twenty years together my wife has been called upon to endure various doltish deeds of my devising, amongst the worst of which came during our first Christmas together in Louisiana, when, due to a misunderstanding, I gave ... more

Nov 27, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

With Pork Belly, Crispy Pigtails, and Green Onion Sausage (from Besh Steak House's Chef Todd Puisinelli) more

Nov 27, 2012 12:00 AM Recipes

November 2012. Two duck decoy carvers based in south Louisiana discuss and demonstrate their craft. Read the full story here. more

Nov 21, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

Artist Brian Carlisle of Shreveport prefers the word “repurposing,” utilizing objects that have seen better days and turning them into useful, artistic creations.  more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

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Photo by Kim Ashford

In the right hands, spare parts get an “udderly” new life more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

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Photo by Kim Ashford

A family valued from across the globe more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

When most people think of yard art, they envision flamingos, plastic light-up Virgin Marys, and gnomes with pointy hats and mischievous grins. A five-foot tall, 2,300-pound cement gorilla dressed in a holiday costume is never the first thin... more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

The elusive bird chased by Jane Hathaway in The Beverly Hillbillies winters in Louisiana more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photos by John Slaughter

A photographic history of one of Acadiana's prettiest towns. more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

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Photo by Lauchlin Fields

The many things an artist can create from a castoff more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

A big wine with a little name is right at home in California It all started in the 1880s, when lots of traditional European grape varietals were introduced to the California wine regions. Among them was Durif—a red wine grape named after Fr... more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM Foodways

This year’s Reveillon dinners bring multiple gourmet takes on the comfort food classic. more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM Foodways

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Photo by Jill Moore

Dietz, a furniture maker who lives in St. Francisville, isn’t interested in the houses still standing. more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

How to skin a catfish: And the other simple joys of my childhood more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

In search of the spiffy more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts

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Photo by Anna Macedo

 There’s an old proverb which suggests that a person hasn’t lived a full life unless he has built a house, grown a garden and raised a family. I’d add “made a Sock Monkey” to that list. more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts

My life as a member of the family—a four legged point of view more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places

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Photo by Renee Joseph

In Mandeville, a young chef packs a lot of dreams into a little cottage.   more

Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM Restaurants