Cajun Food: Culinary Delights from Acadiana

Of all the things that Louisiana is known for, food might top the list. Of course, there is the rich history of language, dancing, and faith, but if an out-of-towner happens to tell you what sticks out the most about the state, it’s very likely that their answer will be the food. People come from all over the world to experience the culture of south Louisiana, and the food is certainly one of the biggest draws. It’s as unique as the diverse cultures that make up the inhabitants, and for that reason, simply cannot be reproduced anywhere else. Cajun food is lifeblood of south Louisiana, and it covers a wide range of presentations. Native inhabitants are familiar with the humble kitchens where many of us grew up eating rice and gravy, night after night. But tourists might be more familiar with the large festivals and cookoffs featuring Cajun music as well as a diverse array of food from the traditional (gumbo and jambalaya) to the modern-inspired (boudin balls stuffed with pepperjack or cheddar cheese). Although these two settings may be very different, the origins of the food, and the willingness of the people of south Louisiana to share and enjoy it, stays true. Speaking of culinary origins, Breaux Bridge has made its mark on the culinary landscape of Louisiana in its own ways. A popular Cajun food dish, crawfish étoufée, was officially first served in restaurants in Breaux Bridge, going back many decades to the 1950s. Although this roux-based dish can also be made with shrimp, the crawfish type is more common, and has filled the homes of many... read more

St. Francis of Assisi Fall Celebration

October 5, 6, & 7 at 610 North Main Street for great BBQ plate lunches, Games, Raffle and Zydeco Music. On Friday, October 5 – Catfish Dinners from 10am – 8pm sold in St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall. Saturday, October 6 – BBQ Chicken or Pork or Pork Stew Dinners from 10am – 3pm in the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall. Sunday October 7 – BBQ Chicken or Pork or Pork Stew Dinners from 8am till we sell out.  Card Games and Music with Lil Nate & D.J. from 12 noon – 8pm.                                                             Tickets $8 in advance & $10 at the... read more

Breaux Bridge Citywide Garage Sale & Outdoor FLea Market

Friday October 5 & Saturday October 6 throughout the City & all street leading into Breaux Bridge.  Plus Saturday only, Huge Outdoor Flea Market along the Bayou Teche @ Parc des Ponts near St. Bernard School.  For more information call 337-332-1030 or email .  Sponsored by the Breaux Bridge Garden... read more


Public Meetings

The City of Breaux Bridge, in coordination with the Acadiana Metropolitan Planning Organization, announce a series of public meetings to present a study data, improvement options and recommendations for current and future development of LA Highway 328 Rees Street Corrido

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2017 – A great Year!

Breaux Bridge has accomplished a great deal in the last several years. Thanks to all our local citizens, public servants, and organizations for their hard work, dedication, and passion for improving our fair city. Here are just a few of the tasks

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