If a tropical vacation isn’t in your summer plans, but you wish it was, then stop in Bon Temps Grill on Verot School Road and order the Cajun Jerk chicken for flavors of Louisiana with the influence of Jamaica.
The dish starts with mesquite grilled chicken cooked in a blackened seasoning and basted with mango puree and topped with shredded cheddar and mango salsa. An extra treat is the sage sweet potatoes and grilled veggies served along side the chicken. In the distance, we think we can hear steel drums with a Zydeco beat from an island somewhere.
Photos by Kari Walker
Cajun Jerk chicken at Bon Temps Grill
Bon Temps Grill is open for lunch and dinner and the menu is full of seafood, pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches and hearty entrées in a causal and inviting atmosphere. Make a stop at the bar for a tropical drink and don’t forget to put your name in the EatLafayette Caribbean trip give away every time you visit an EatLafayette participant — you could turn a summer stay-cation into a trip of a lifetime.
Bon Temps Grill
1312 Verot School Road
For more information on local eateries, view the online INDEats Dining Guide.