Collected by Michelle M. Winner, AFAR Local Expert
The most wonderful souvenirs and gifts for those back home not lucky enough to be traveling with you.
3015 Main Hwy # A, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, USA
St. Martin's Parish boasts some really great food. Acadian, Cajun and creole influences are certainly evident in their sweets and condiments in addition to their sublime Etouffee, fried okra and cornbread. Poche's Praline made right in their...
105 S Poydras St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, USA
These beautiful puffs of little pink cookie sandwich have a sweet almond flavor. Perfect for your coffee break when you get back home. But they may not make it to the plane! During the famous Breaux Bridge Crawfish festival time, usually the first...
78-1377 Bishop Rd, Holualoa, HI 96725, USA
The best Kona coffee I have ever tasted. EVER! When he pronounced the winner in Gevalia's Cupping Contest in 2010, judge John King said, "We were in 100% agreement that Buddha's Cup is the winner. The trick is keeping the classic Kona mellow,...
I hesitated to try it at Randy LeBlanc's Pont Breaux Restaurant while all around me the locals dumped it on everything on their plates. It flirted with me next to the salt and pepper while others got up to dance to the lively Cajun music, but I...
Lake Charles, LA, USA
In Southern Louisiana, spicy flavors and savory dishes are part of the culinary history and everyday life. I love to bring home special seasonings particular to a destination so that I can enjoy an approximation of the flavors back at home. Some...
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