January’s Backyard Series workshop will try to answer virtually every answer one has asked when presented with a hearty helping of one of Acadiana’s signature foods, boudin.
According to a press release from the Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism, the self-styled “Godfather of Boudin,” Dr. Bob Carriker, will join traditional boudin chefs and vendors as they discuss the savory history of boudin along with the many contested ways of cooking it including rice to meat ratio, appropriate seasoning, which casing to use and much more.
CCET’s free monthly workshop is open to all ages and will be held Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Vermilionvile’s PerformanceCenter beginning at 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.