The Hotel Acadiana
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- Shuttle bus service
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
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Dang has crawfish for sale, it's inside a gas station and you can order it live or boiled. 3 lbs minimum and they are $2/lb live and $3/lb boiled. When I asked how much one person could eat, she said oh, about 3 lbs. 6 lbs later (figured the kids would prefer hotdogs) and we were set. SIX pounds is a LOT of crawfish to peel. Now we know.... Doggone tourists. But man was it good!!! The question becomes.... Will the Mosquitos quit biting us now that we are eating local ...
Went to the beach after our yummy creole food, hit cypremort point, which is a man made beach and port. Saw a dead baby alligator on the side of the road so of course we had to do the tourist thing and stop to gape at it. Kids and dog had wonderful time in water, although it was too murky for any snorkel action. Water was very warm, almost too warm to help cool us ...
Miss Sara from the rice mill said Bon Creole was where we needed to eat. When We got there to order, several people were ordering and they each indicated this was INDEED the place to eat. We got seafood gumbo, crawfish po boy and crawfish étouffée. Oh. My. Goodness. Great food. Seriously great ...
After Houston we got the road and ended up in a place called Lafette and checked into the raddison. The next day we braved the grade two hurricane to get to Avery island, the original and only home of Tabasco sauce! The tour was really cool and the company still belongs to the original family and is produced still on Avery island- every single bottle!! The gift shop was ...
... 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 ...