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Experience Mardi Gras in Kaplan!
Dig into tender and juicy smoked chicken from Smoke BBQ in Covington, Louisiana. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Visit Crying Eagle Brewery in Lake Charles. ©Lake Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau
Golden Potato Soup with Crispy Gulf Oysters Recipe. Photo: Louisiana Kitchen and Culture, Matthew Noel ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture, Matthew Noel
Roasted Vegetable Bruschetta recipe from the Bourbon House in New Orleans.
King Cake from cookbook author Holly Clegg.
Pies at Lea's Lunchroom in Alexandria
Abita Brew Pub in Abita Springs is perfect for beer tasting. It's one of Louisiana's oldest breweries. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Try the many flavors of gumbo like this bowl of chicken and sausage gumbo. ©Jay D. Ducote
Mikes Seafood and Steakhouse Gumbo in Jennings, Louisiana
Oysters Rockefeller Recipe by Galatoire's in New Orleans. Photo: Louisiana Kitchen & Culture Magazine ©Photo: Louisiana Kitchen & Culture Magazine
Enjoy this crab dip recipe from chef Chris Montero at Ralph Brennan's restaurants. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine
King Cake Ice Cream Recipe
Creole Stuffed Shrimp from Wine Country Bistro. Photo: Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine, Joe Noetzel. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine, Joe Noetzel
Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans.
Strawn's Eat Shop ice box strawberry pies
Enjoy a Louisiana crafted beverage at the tasting room at Donner-Peltier Distillers in Thibodaux, Louisiana
Enjoy delicious Louisiana cuisine such as gumbo and fried shrimp at the Chimes in Baton Rouge.
Try Creole Crab Cakes ©Jay D. Ducote
Morton's Seafood Restaurant on the Tchefuncte River is known for it's delicious Seafood Boat dish. Located in Madisonville, Louisiana. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
French Onion Soup from Cafe Degas in New Orleans.
Mirlitons are a tasty Louisiana vegetable used in many dishes.
Try a Louisiana brewery like Flying Tiger Brewery in Monroe, LA
"Muffy" sandwich at Fertitta's in Shreveport.
Redfish with Sage Brown Butter from Cotton in Monroe, LA. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine
Creole Filé Gumbo by Lil' Dizzy's Cafe in New Orleans ©Jeffery David Ehrenreich for Louisiana Kitchen and Culture
Andouille Sausage from LaPlace, LA
Crawfish Creola recipe from Creola Cafe in Grand Coteau. ©David Gallent Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine
Muffuletta from Nor-Joe's in Metairie, La. ©David Gallent, Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine
Meribo's chef Gavin Jobe is a Food Network Chopped Champion. Head to Covington for his outstanding pizza. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Enjoy Kaplan’s range of dining experiences from world famous Cajun dishes at Suire’s Grocery to an afternoon of boiled crawfish.
Fete Des Fromages Tasting Plates ©Fete Des Fromages
The diversity of Kaplan’s home inventory is only rivaled by its beauty – enjoy scenic living out in the country or a historic home in the heart of the community.
Try the Muscovy Duck Wraps at Restaurant Cotton in Monroe.
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
Sip craft brews at Bayou Teche Brewing in Arnaudville, Louisiana
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to connect, Kaplan boasts a landscape that’s as unique as it is picturesque.
Welcome to Kaplan!
Phil's Marina Cafe in Slidell serves up fish tacos fresh from the Gulf and served with a stellar view. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Kaplan is the home of country music great Sammy Kershaw and is hardly without a chance for you to dance along to live music – indoors or out!
Muffuletta recipe from Nor-Joe's in Metairie. ©David Gallent Louisiana Kitchen and Culture
Shrimp and Grits Pointe Coupee
Tabasco hot sauce is made and bottled in Avery Island, Louisiana.
Cushing Avenue sits right in the middle of town and is the home to several local shops and cultural venues to enjoy with your fellow residents and visiting tourists.
Visit Landry Vineyards for wine tasting and concerts in Monroe, Louisiana
Fried frog legs is a common dish in Louisiana. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture, Susan Ford
Try this sweet Louisiana treat — pralines.
Brigtsen's Oysters Bienville. Photo: Saveur Magazine ©Saveur Magazine
Oysters Weemo from Waterfront Grill in Monroe. photo: Richard Lupo ©Richard Lupo
Pecan Pie made wtih Louisiana-grown pecans. ©Flickr/MuseintheCity
Bacon Gumbo with Louisiana Oysters recipe from Patois restaurant in New Orleans. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine
Shrimp Remoulade from Donald Link's Down South Cookbook. ©Chris Granger for Clarkson Potter New York
The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is one of the world's best food festivals.
Crab Royale from Harlequin Steaks & Seafood ©Harlequin Steaks & Seafood
Pick your own blueberries at farms near Franklinton, Louisiana
Catfish with crawfish étouffée
Enjoy a bowl of Louisiana seafood gumbo.
Try this delicious recipe for Hand Peach Pies by chef Corey Bahr ©David Gallent, Louisiana Kitchen and Culture
The Chimes restaurant's large decks overlooking the Bogue Falaya River offer a great spot for happy hour - in Covington Louisiana ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Boudin links on the grill.
Regulars order the Bluesiana Salad at Charlie G's in Lafayette.
Enjoy a traditional sazerac cocktail at the Cypress Bar in the Southern Hotel in Covington, Louisiana
Shrimp and Grits recipe by chef Justin Devillier. Photo: Louisiana Kitchen and Culture, Matthew Noel. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture, Matthew Noel
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Gulf Pig Underground Dinner Club offers contemporary-Southern cuisine. ©Gulf Pig Underground Dinner Club