Capital Cravings in Des Allemands Louisiana
With it's location along the Bayou Des Allemandes, Des Allemandes is commonly referred to as the "Catfish Capital of the Universe." The city sits in St. Charles and Lafourche Parishes. "Des Allemandes" means "the Germans" in French, the town, settled in 1721, was one of the original German settlements. Visitors come from all over to enjoy the Louisiana Catfish Festival each year in June.