The IND Eats Dining Guide is published twice a year with the goal of creating a comprehensive listing featuring local restaurants in Lafayette and surrounding Acadiana to help diners with an envie discover a dish that’s sure to hit the spot. You can find the guide on IND Monthly racks around town, at local restaurants or our downtown Lafayette office. Pick up a copy and always be in the know when hunger strikes.
In this issue we added a category called On the Geaux, featuring chefs who approach the restaurant business a little differently than most by serving great meals from a food truck. They are mobile so their physical address may be hard to pin down, but they are reliable about posting daily locations to social media sites. Be sure you’re following your favorite trucks because they might be on a curb near you.
And, if you’re someone who is on the go, the IND Eats Dining Guide can always be at your fingertips by using our online search tool, which allows readers to search A-Z listings by restaurants or categories. Each listing includes a map link, making it even easier to figure out where you’re headed for your next meal. Find the online guide at www.theind.com/dining. The online version also links to restaurant websites.
This issue’s cover story is all about a new spin on brunch — from Jefferson Street Pub’s Saturday vinyl version to Brick & Spoon’s take featuring the Big Spoon Bloody Mary, the comforts of pancakes, Sunday beverages and conversation with friends abound.
Read all about must-try dishes at restaurants like these and keep a copy handy for the next time someone asks, “What’s for dinner?”
The continued refusal by LPSB President Hunter Beasley and attorney Dennis Blunt to release a draft copy of the investigation into Superintendent Pat Cooper has resulted in a lawsuit by The Daily Advertiser.
The New Orleans Saints' early season slide is the kind of scenario Sean Payton had in mind when the coach and his staff placed a premium on character during player evaluations.
Long before a man was diagnosed with the Ebola virus in neighboring Texas, Louisiana's health department was working on what to do in case someone with the disease showed up in the state.
Thursday's Blogs from the Bog!
Women sue over sperm mix-up; Romney on campaign trail; Ebola patient was released from hospital and more national and international news for Thursday, October 02, 2014.
State Rep. Joel Robideaux, R-Lafayette, surprised few in the Hub City Wednesday afternoon when he made (semi) official what most of us have known for months: He is running to replace Joey Durel as city-parish president.
Two bedroom town home or three bedroom contemporary home
Let the party begin
Louisiana's first black Republican state senator since Reconstruction — who was a Republican before he was a Democrat before he was a Republican again — is accusing Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu of using the black community for votes and providing nothing in return.
LSU's governing board has backed new hospital privatization contracts that give hospital managers greater ease to leave the deal and fewer restrictions about must-have services.
Rachel Hector returns home to cultivate a generation of yoga instructors.
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is courting young voters in several appearances across Louisiana this week, talking about her support for legislation that could lower students' college costs.
It is distinctly possible control of the U.S. Senate will hinge on Louisiana, which is why, during the last several months, outside groups have made this the most expensive election in Louisiana history.
A constellation of South Louisiana musical stars descends on Parc Sans Souci to honor an ailing David Egan.
INDStyle Awards 2014 was one for the books; the American Cancer Society took over The Victorian's big tent; and the battle of the sexes was alive and well for Walk a Runway's Christmas fundraiser.
The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra teams up with choreographer Clare Cook for a modern take on a Stravinsky classic.
Local food pantries begin seasonal drives
A girl's best fashion friend
Stage 4 vet takes on cancer and reminds us all what it really means to get involved.
Creative living flourishes at Downtown’s artist hub
Four bedroom cottage or four bedroom traditional
Bold looks for fall define INDStyle Awards 2014
Statement pieces for the season
The gents venture out
Project Front Yard has been launched to help us change our image and our habits.
Alleged victim is a Navy vet with brain trauma resulting from a car accident three decades ago.
Is Mary fading as Vitter solidifies his lock on the fourth floor?
Richard Buswell was sentenced Tuesday to more than 10 years in prison for his role in an investment scheme that defrauded his clients of more than $6 million.