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Breaux Bridge

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Hunter Hayes at Reliant Stadium, 03/15/2014

    According to Billboard, in a little less than two months Hunter Hayes will attempt to break the Guinness world record for most concerts played within a 24-hour period. On May 9 and 10, he will play one gig about every three hours on a ten-city itinerary going from Good Morning America to a 5 a.m. s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Tough Week: Rockets Go from Sixth Seed to Out of the Playoffs

    Remember all the warm, fuzzy feelings last week when the Rockets came home from a 4-0 road trip, knocking on the door of a good seeding in the Western Conference playoffs? It appeared this scrappy, tough team was going to defy odds and make the playoffs with no stars and their entire starting backco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Grand Forks, North Dakota, Gets an Olive Garden

    Since I first read the Grand Forks Herald article last night -- "Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome" -- it's made its way around the Internet as an object of fascination faster than faked cell phone pictures of Christina Hendricks's breasts. "An Onion-worthy, rave review of...Olive Gar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Jambalaya, Crawfish Pie and File' Gumbo: The Bounty of Lafayette

    Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and file' gumbo / 'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio / Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-o / Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou -- Hank Williams, "Jambalaya" In late December, Southern Living announced a contest in which 10 "Southern" cities wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Crawfish Across the World

    Ground crawfish powder, one of the "mother" spices in Nigerian cooking.​Louisianans like to think they've got the world on a string when it comes to crawfish, with small towns like Breaux Bridge laying claim to titles such as "Crawfish Capital of the World." But there are a few people in Niger ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Saturday Night: Accordion Kings & Queens At Miller Outdoor Theatre

    Photos courtesy of Miller Outdoor Theatre Advisory BoardBrave Combo​Accordion Kings & Queens Festival Miller Outdoor Theatre June 4, 2011 Timing can be everything. And it only took about ten seconds standing in the wings 20 feet from Clifton Chenier's former guitarist Lil Buck Sinegal and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Bistro Alex in City Centre

    Mai PhamDuck Debris & Butternut Waffle at Bistro Alex​The last couple of days, we've been chatting with Chef Juan Carlos Gonzalez at Bistro Alex (see our conversation here and here). Today, we'll taste cuisine he describes as "modern Creole with a twist." I started with his signature dish, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Chicken on the Bayou Boudin Shop

    ​In the past when we've asked friends what makes good boudin, the answer is always simple - "somewhere on the side of the highway." About 15 miles east of Lafayette on I-10 lies Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, also known as "the crawfish capitol of the world." And across the street from the much adv ... More >>

  • News

    November 5, 2009

    Selma Blair and the Ick Factor

    Hellboy actress starring in Alley play.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Australian Cookie Ignites Debate Over "Creole," To The Bafflement Of Houston Creoles

    ‚ÄčIt's a never-ending debate around these parts. What is Creole? Is it the same as Cajun? If not, why not? And let's say you were an Australian supermarket chain and were looking for a name for your in-house generic rip-off of the Oreo, and you decided to call it the "Creole Cream." Should you exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Australian Oreo Cookie Ripoff Ignites Debate Over "Creole," To The Bafflement Of Houston Creoles

    ‚ÄčIt's a never-ending debate around these parts. What is Creole? Is it the same as Cajun? If not, why not? And let's say you were an Australian supermarket chain and were looking for a name for your in-house generic rip-off of the Oreo, and you decided to call it the "Creole Cream." Should you ex ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 16, 2009
  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Goodbye Joe, Me Gotta Go

    There are 25,000 Cajuns in Houston. Almost none of them play Cajun music. Why not?

  • Music

    November 25, 2004
  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    Sonny Landreth

    Saturday, April 17

  • News

    February 5, 2004

    Turkeys Fly

    Houston actually pulls off one crazy week

  • Dining

    April 19, 2001

    The Mudbug: Mr. Popularity

    Speaking off the toque: Sonny Payne

  • Music

    November 25, 1999

    Swamp Ghosts

    Racial tensions still haunt Geno Delafose's Louisiana stomping ground

  • Dining

    May 28, 1998

    Bliss at Bayou City

    The seafood-and-pasta joint doesn't put on airs. And doesn't need to.

  • Music

    April 11, 1996
  • Calendar

    February 29, 1996
  • Music

    March 16, 1995

    Ready for Home

    Sherman Robertson left for success; now he's returning for a shot of the Houston blues

  • News

    June 30, 1994

    Food Fight

    The Landrys came to Houston with good food and good ideas. But a good family squabble let Tilman Fertitta step in and carve himself an empire.

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