Dining in Louisiana is nothing short of a culinary adventure. Our food reflects a cultural history that spans centuries, and culinary adventurousness that remains vigorous in every part of the state. Whether you sample pork boudin in Lafayette, savory meat pies in Natchitoches, Oysters Rockefeller in New Orleans' French Quarter — or a modern culinary classic crafted from a James Beard award-winning chef — you are sampling the rich mix of Louisiana’s heritage. Taste the wonder that is Louisiana. Explore the Louisiana Culinary Trails to discover the rich cuisine and spice of life that makes Louisiana a food destination.