Wednesday November 21st, 2018, Camellia Beans, the New Orleans-based bean concern will be giving away free bowls of hot red beans and rice for Thanksgiving. Continue Reading
Back in 1972 the city of LaPlace threw a fete to celebrate the revered sausage, and hundreds of people crowded onto the LaPlace Drag Strip to revel amongst vendors selling cracklins, po boys, and bowls of gumbo filled with the smokey forcemeat. Continue Reading
Update: Here’s our field report from the party.
Nobody on earth throws a party like the Cajuns. They can out eat and out drink any culture on earth.And you haven’t lived til you’ve thrown down on some muddy festival grounds in rural Acadiana with a group of natives running wide open on tumblers filled with rum and Swamp Pop. Continue Reading
The U.S Department of Labor came down hard on Billy Frey, owner of Billy’s Boudin and Cracklins back in 2016.
They slapped the Acadiana-based fried out pork fat concern with $138k in fines for shortchanging workers on their paychecks. Continue Reading