The abundance of fantastic food to be found throughout Louisiana can be a little overwhelming for some visitors, particularly if they haven’t sampled our fabulous indigenous cuisine before. How will you decide where to go and what to eat? To help you manage the choices, we suggest using Louisiana's Culinary Trails as guideposts. The Louisiana Office of Tourism and the makers of TABASCO® hot pepper sauce have laid out seven regional “trails” that traverse byways, prairies, marshlands and waterways that are great sources of some of the finest food you’ll ever enjoy. Discover some of the chefs and restaurants who are keeping the tradition of great food alive and thriving in Louisiana.
Hammond, the commercial hub for Tangipahoa Parish is located near the intersection of interstate highways 55 and 12. Over 20,000 residents of this area enjoy fine restaurants, several modern shopping centers and many beautiful parks for the entire family. Hammond is the home of Southeastern Louisiana University, which is the fastest growing University in the Nation.