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EAT PLAY STAY: Lafayette, LA

Lindsay Patross

“Eat Play Stay” is your guide to a weekend adventure near New Orleans. In this episode, we head to Lafayette, Louisiana to sample some local cuisine and head out to catch some crawfish.

Lafayette is just two hours from New Orleans and has been named the happiest city in America by the Wall Street Journal. 

BREAKFAST: Rusted Rooster

🍳 A local favorite for breakfast. 

COFFEE: Reve Coffee

☕️ The baristas at Reve are known for their creative coffee drinks.

FOOD: The Best Stop Supermarket

🍽 This is your one-stop-shop for meat. Try the boudin.

DRINK: Parish Brewing

🍻 Parish beers can be found on taps around New Orleans, but head to the brewery to try all of the unique beers that Parish has to offer. 

VISIT: Vermillionville

🗝 Step back in history and learn more about the history of Lafayette.

MUSIC: Martin Accordions

🎵 Stop by and learn more about how this Lafayette business has been hand-building accordions. 

DRINK: Cupids Daquiri

🍹 Drive through this daiquiri stand for a frozen beverage. 

STAY: Crawfish Haven Mrs. Rose Bed & Breakfast

🛌 Catch your own crawfish at this family-run bed-and-breakfast. 

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