To a Louisiana local, the fleur de lis is a symbol of home, but the insignia has royal roots that extend far beyond the Bayou State.
By Denise Landry
Most Louisianans are all too familiar with the fleur de lis—the three-leaf symbol adorns the flags of several cities throughout the state and appears in the logo of the state’s beloved football team, the New Orleans Saints. … Read More »
Louisiana's Four Food Groups: When To Enjoy Crabs, Crawfish, Shrimp and Oysters
Shuck 'em. Suck 'em. Peel 'em. Pop 'em. Whatever you like to do to your seafood, in Louisiana, there's a time and place for all of it. Just like Mardi Gras season and Saints season, our favorite seafoods each have a season of their own, and are guaranteed to taste their best during that time. Restaurants and home kitchens all over the state find every opportunity to incorporate the season's freshest and most delicious seafood into every dish. … Read More »