Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Louisiana’s 2015 Official Inspiration Guide is hot off the press, and a peek inside encourages travelers to pack an appetite along with their travel bags.
Readers will deduce the recurring theme “A Culinary Celebration” without...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Louisiana has a world-renowned reputation for its indigenous Cajun and Creole cuisine. But as you may expect given our geographic position in the Deep South, we have a similar flair for traditional southern cuisine, and barbecue...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Louisiana is an extraordinary place, and one of its many outstanding attributes can be found at a rural West Carroll Parish site called Poverty Point. Haven’t heard of it? Just you wait.
On June 22, Poverty Point was inscribed on...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
A story I often tell is how I met my husband on the Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail. I was meeting the local American Press food editor for lunch to discuss the Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail and how people can get off of the...
Friday, August 1, 2014
One would expect a state as passionate about cuisine as Louisiana to be equally passionate about how to wash it down. And like its world-acclaimed food, Louisiana is ready to share its homegrown beverage of choice—craft beer—...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
You may know that Louisiana was named for French King Louis XIV. The territory was named in his honor by French explorer La Salle, who claimed the territory to the west of the Mississippi River in the 1680s for France. The huge...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Today I am giving you a little crash course in some uniquely-Louisiana terms so that, as a savvy traveler, you can blend in with the locals. Where better to begin than with one of Louisiana’s favorite pastimes: food.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
When I’m on the road with travel journalists from around the world, I field a sea of questions about Louisiana. From general questions about the state’s history and the culture to specific ones about our music, swamps, the...