Will Harvey flood Acadiana?

Now that Hurricane Harvey has gotten your attention, allow the words of Venerable Crawfish to offer some solution for Louisiana.  The question is: will Lafayette, New Iberia, Breaux Bridge, Henderson, Charenton and other communities outside of the Atchafalaya Basin flood…

Zen Moment: Rain Barrel

Crawfish Report presents Zen Moment: Rain Barrel. Dr. Jay Huner, a retired biologist and crawfish researcher said the crawfish is a Jurassic Era creature and didn’t get to survive in the world for so long by being foolish. He said…

Things worth sharing: an idea so compelling it will give you a “frisson!”

I watched the video floating across Facebook of the Angel City Chorale mimicking the sound of rain in their great cover version of Toto’s hit, Africa. Of course it has a clickbait title: “This is so cool it will make you…

Scientists get crawfish drunk? Call PETA

Scientists for years have used animals to better understand whether friendliness, or at least a sociable environment, affects susceptibility to alcohol in humans. Now researchers claim the crawfish’s sociable upbringing do in fact increase sensitivity to alcohol. Amazing! The Economist…

Crazy for Crawfish Recipes from Holly Clegg

If you’re looking to cook crawfish but don’t have a big kitchen like Mim Blanchard of Breaux Bridge (pictured) a lot of time or don’t know how, Baton Rouge cook/writer Holly Clegg has the recipe. Check out these great recipes…

The price of tea in China and the price of crawfish in New Orleans

The price of crawfish in New Orleans will always be a topic of conversation. Conversations in New Orleans go like this: “How’s ya momma and them?” “Fine.” “I bought some crawfish at the corner. I got a good price.” “Good…