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Louisiana Roadtrip & Food!

Hope you’ve enjoyed the tales from our Louisiana roadtrip.  It was a fascinating part of the world to explore from the magic of the swamp to the music on ever corner of New Orleans.  Would I recommend our trip for families with young children?  Absolutely.  My only advice would be to pay attention to the weather – we visited Louisiana in mid July and it was sweltering. Luckily we live in Hong Kong so we are used to the heat but we did find the midday sun exhausting.

Now for those of you who are on the fence as to whether Louisiana is for, let me leave you with a little taster…  

Louisiana - NO - Bananas Foster & Bread Pudding

Traditional bread pudding & Bananas Foster from Irene’s Cuisine, New Orleans

Cafe Beignet

Beignets (deep fried choux pastry) and Cafe au lait (coffee with chicory) at Cafe Beignet, New Orleans

Louisiana - New Orleans - Mothers

Ferdi Special (ham, beef, debris & gravy) from Mother’s, New Orleans 

Louisiana - NO - Crawfish Etouffee

Crawfish etouffee, Bon Ton Cafe, New Orleans

Louisiana - New Orleans - Fried Food

Seafood platter at Deanie’s Seafood, New Orleans

Lasyones Meat Pie

Meat Pie from Lasyone’s, Natchitoches

Louisiana - Abear - Cream Pie

Coconut cream pie, ABear’s, Houma

Baton Rouge - Chicken & Waffles

Chicken & waffle truck, downtown Baton Rouge

For more on our Louisiana roadtrip, check out our reviews of New Orleans, Swamp country, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Natchitoches and Baton Rouge

Louisiana route map

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