The Essential Louisiana

Soak up the spirit of Louisiana with our essential travel guide, featuring everything you need to know about the state's cuisine, travels, and culture.

Birthplace of jazz, Mardi Gras, gumbo, and Sazeracs, Louisiana is home to one of the world's most colorful culinary scenes. From the small farms of Cajun Country to the elegant Creole restaurants of New Orleans, the state has given rise to some of our most spectacular and beloved dishes: bananas Foster, crawfish étouffée, oysters Rockefeller, and many others. Soak up the spirit of Louisiana with our essential travel guide, featuring everything you need to know about the state's cuisine, travels, and culture, from the best spot for bread pudding to tips for making a roux to the best places to stay in New Orleans and more.

 

Louisiana Recipes