Festivals: Crawfish is King Pt. 2

Festivals: Crawfish is King Pt. 2

Food is king when it comes to the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.  The main attraction is the boiled crawfish, and the festival sells so much that refrigerator trucks are full from top to bottom with sacks of Louisiana’s crustacean.  Aside from the simple bug boil...
Crawfish: Breaux Bridge’s Claim to Fame

Crawfish: Breaux Bridge’s Claim to Fame

It is difficult to look around the town of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and not see a crawfish.  They are painted on bridges, carved into signs, used to decorate doorfronts, and more. It is the Crawfish Capital of the World after all.  But how and why?  Louisiana as a...