Grand Coteau

Grand Coteau is an historical town approximately fifteen minutes northeast of Lafayette, LA. It hosts a quaint downtown featuring antique shops, boutiques and cafés, and is known for its tree-lined alleys, Acadian architecture and Catholic retreats. I never spent time in this area, but Saturday around noon my friend Carolyn and I decided to drive…

Happy New Year!

Oh my goodness, where are my manners? Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that, for all of you, it has gotten off to a spectacular start. For many folks I know, myself included, it has been slow, with a bumpy beginning, rising, albeit gently, into something that just could possible be pretty divine. All fingers…

Lovin’ Some Latkes

    Reading about the recently reopened 2nd Avenue Deli in Manhattan signaled some droolin’ for delicate but hearty corned beef, pastrami and chopped liver, bringing back memories of my NYC days before returning to Cajun Country, making occasional stops at Katz’s for one of their giant, meaty sandwiches, a refreshing celery soda, and a…