Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette-South
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... who work in the village and demonstrate their crafts. There was a story teller, a lady spinning cotton thread who would later weave the thread into cloth, two musicians (guitar and small accordion), a furniture builder whose ancestors have been furniture builders for several generations, and wood carver who made wooden boxes and duck decoys. They were pleasant to talk to and very informative about their ...
We went out to dinner at Randol’s. They have Cajun food and live music. Jim had Fried Boudin Balls and an entrée of Crawfish étouffée, Fried Crawfish and Crawfish Au Gratin with rice and French fries. Barbara had Seafood Gumbo and an entrée of Crawfish étouffée, Fried Crawfish with rice and French fries. ...
... He talked a hurricanes and the need for levees. Most important, he explained that Cajun culture is built around family and community and often food. Meals are an event. Mealtime is when families stop, say the blessing, eat and talk about their day and the next day to come. He described many events occurring around the table with family and friends. I’m very glad we got to know him for a short time. ...
... of stuff, well laid out and as we have arrived on the weekend (Friday night) they have entertainment tomorrow that we are looking forward to. Saturday morning we went into Lafayette to explore and ended up going to a real nice place for breakfast, As we are down south we tried something different for a change, Bruce had Chicken & Waffles while Angele had Cajun Eggs Benedict (boudin sausage, eggs, rice, sauce, ...
... and waffles with syrup!
This was fried chicken heaven and the Steen's cane syrup is seriously addictive (in fact a bottle found it's way home with me). The cheese waffles were okay. I think I would have preferred them plain.
Lynda opted for the Grits and Grillades. This had ground grits with Uncle Sammy's grillades, stewed tomatoes and two poached eggs. What is a grillade? It's basically medallions of meat stewed to fork tenderness ...