Cajun Country

Tony travels beyond New Orleans and into Cajun Country to find out what sets bayou culture apart. He dines with locals Wendell Pierce and Lolis Elie, partakes in an authentic crawfish boil and ends his trip ...

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Lakeview Park

Tony took part in a whole-hog cookout, or boucherie, at this Eunice park.

1717 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Eunice, LA 70535

 
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Maison Madeleine

Tony enjoys a Cajun crawfish boil thrown by chef Pat Mould at the site of this gorgeous restored Louisiana Creole Cottage.

1015 John D. Hebert Dr, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

 
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Ms. Linda's Soul Food Catering Co.

Linda Green serves up an Asian-inspired soul-food soup called Yakamein from the back of her truck. The soup picked up the nickname "old sober" because of its alleged hangover-healing powers.

New Orleans, LA

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P & J Oyster Company, Inc.

The oldest oyster operation in the US, P&J recently celebrated its 135th anniversary, although the business is still recovering from the BP oil spill. Tony visited the oyster company with local Chef Susan Spicer.

1039 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70112

 
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You may also like: Domilise's Sandwich Shop

On your next trip to NOLA, be sure to pick up a po' boy from Domilise's.

5240 Annunciation St., New Orleans, LA 70115

 
See & Do
You may also like: Louisiana State Museum

Visit the Louisiana State Museum for a look at the 6,700 square-foot exhibit called "Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond."

751 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116

 
See & Do
You may also like: Abita Brewery

Have a few free beers in the tasting room before taking a tour of the brewery.

166 Barbee Rd., Abita Springs, LA 70420

 
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You may also like: French Market

You can find anything from voodoo dolls to soy candles at the French Market--and don't forget to pick up some fleur-de-lis gear.

1008 North Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70116

 

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