boudinShattuck’s sally begins at Sonnier’s Sausage & Boudin in Lake Charles and winds up in Lafayette Parish at such esteemed purveyors as the Best Stop in Scott, NuNu’s in Milton/Youngsville, Don’s Specialty Meats in Carencro, Tiny Prudhomme’s House of Meats in Broussard and Johnson’s Boucaniere in Lafayette.

Along the way, Shattuck takes the reader on a trip through the history of boudin, from its origins in France to its migration — and cultural/agricultural assimilation — to south Louisiana, revealing trivia about the pork and rice delicacy that are probably little-known even to locals.

Read the account here.

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