Lisa Valentine Date Pick:

Lisa Valentine Date Pick:

Valentine Day is one of the busies day for restaurants. And today my Pick for Valentine is a local favorite -that has amazing food and cake. So let me introduce you to my Pick: Not Your MaMa's Café :  We are located at 9025 Hwy 190, Livonia, LA 70755.  Front Door: What I am eating : Fried [...]

Classic Hamburger with a Cajun flair

Classic Hamburger  with a Cajun flair

This week is National Hamburger week . And I am traveling to favorite place in Lafayette to enjoy a classic hamburger done right. And this burger has not changed on the menu for 70 years--even in a middle of a pandemic. you can buy one Lisa When Judice Inn opened in 1947, brothers Marc and [...]

Dad’s Birthday Lunch * Alligator tails

Dad’s Birthday Lunch * Alligator tails

This week Dad and I had an early Birthday Lunch at a long time favorite restaurant: Consistency is the key to success and Soileau’s Restaurant in Opelousas, Louisiana has proven this for over 80 years. Now through the second generation, this Cajun tradition continues with food preparation consisting only of fresh, quality ingredients. Ribeyes, hand [...]

Monday Road Trip * UL Campus

Monday Road Trip * UL Campus

Happy Monday - Dec 10th . And this weekend our road trip took us to Lafayette ,Louisiana  .  My son attends college  on the beautiful campus and he has just finished his first semester. I can't believe that time passed so fast -it feels like he just moved in and I was worried about him [...]

Jackson,Ms BBQ* Pig & Pint

Thursday Food Finds us in  Jackson, Mississippi The state capital of Mississippi & a very historical town . Come visit in the spring when you can enjoy the beauty . Lisa     About 4 hours from home we went to check out a private college my son got excepted in. More college post later/ but my [...]

Food Thursday @ LEL

Thursday Local Restaurant Review: In Opealousas ,La  we have a local Sushi restaurant - we went to it lunch while in town.  If you are in the area here my thoughts & pictures.    Perfect place for lunch- serving fresh sushi & more. The serving were plentiful & tasty. Lisa Yamato - Facebook page Address [...]

Thursday Recipe * Shish Kabobs

Welcome to My Thursday Food Post & Fun- Did you check out our featured cozy Mystery -this is the inspiration for the next recipe - and food trip.  Road Trip to Zeus Restaurant in Lafayette  ,La. Zeus     Zeus has deep roots that embrace the unique Mediterranean cuisine and culture ... married carefully to [...]

Food Fine- Judice Inn * Lafayette ,La.

Thursday food Fine is the  Hamburger @ Judice Inn since 1947! A little fun history - -The origin of the hamburger is not very clear, but the prevailing version is that at the end of 1800′ s, European emigrants reached America on the ships of the Hamburg Lines and were served meat patties quickly cooked on the [...]

Review- Picante Restaurant

Picante Restaurant and Cantina 3235 NW Evangeline Thruway Lafayette, Louisiana @picantemexrestaurant Picante Restaurant facebook page We visited this restaurant on Tuesday for lunch with my parents on the way to Lafayette. It's on the side road - of I-49  so its a convenient location for a quick lunch. We were greeted with salsa and chip [...]