The long-running and legendary Crown and Anchor Pub in Austin Texas

Writer Christopher Barnes goes deep on the Order of Friars Minor aka the Franciscans . The tenets of the order are: Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience. And these monks love brewing world class beer. They have an order in Cincinnati and we got real excited til we learned that the monks up in the Queen City are not brewing any beer. More’s the pity. Continue Reading

T-Boy Berzas at his slaughterhouse in Mamou Louisiana

When T-Boy Berzas, owner of T-Boy’s Slaughterhouse in Mamou got diabetes he knew something had to change. The dread disease had killed his daddy and T-Boy had no desire to see the same fate befall him.

Enter cauliflower boudin.

Purists may be outraged but Berzas is a savvy businessman whose sausage making skills are nonpareil in Acadiana.

Cauliflower boudin has only been on the menu for a short time but the meat shop has already sold over a thousand pounds of the stuff.

Of course if you still want the genuine article, T-Boy’s will be more than happy to oblige.

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: T-Boy’s Slaughterhouse In Mamou Louisiana