Who’s on first? The great crawfish service debate rages on…

GambitFrom kindergarten to SEC football, everyone likes to be first. And a lot of Cajun French folks believe their grandpere or Poppit, their first cousin or their neighbor were the ones who created the crawfish business. Here’s a bit from New Orleans’ Gambit magazine and their take on the “who was first” to serve crawfish in a restaurant. Let the debate boil on…. READ THE STORY

Hebert Hotel

Mrs. Charles Hebert searched crawfish regularly to her guests at the the Hebert Hotel in Breaux Bridge, La. Among her guests was Herbert Hoover. Painting is of the Hebert Hotel, Main Street, Breaux Bridge by Eloise Gary; Ray Pellerin Collection.