If you’re gonna eat crawfish, you might as well enjoy it and take your time. However, Breaux Bridge State Representative Mike Huval won the celebrity speed crawfish eating contest at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival at the beginning of May. So if you’re thinking about challenging Mike for the crown, if you’re in it for the glory, take a tip from this guy.
Learn about Louisiana crawfish history in Sam Irwin’s book, Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean. It’s available at the better bait shops and book stores…and online too!