The Distinction Between Cajun and Creole The Cajuns trace their heritage directly to the Acadian French, who upon being expelled from Nova Scotia by the English, eventually relocated to south Louisiana. The Creoles trace their heritage to the French, Spanish, the Africans, the Italians and any other people who chose New Orleans as their home. […]
Welcome! I’m Fletcher Richards, the owner and President of Lucile’s Creole Café the “Best Breakfast in Boulder.” I started Lucile’s in 1980 and am proud to have had the opportunity to watch my company grow over the past twenty-nine years. Our food is excellent and our restaurants are open 363 days a year! So come […]
Beignets A New Orleans Tradition Beignets are the state doughnut of Louisiana. Pronounced, “ben-yay”, New Orleans locals often call them “French Doughnuts”. Beignets were brought to Louisiana in the 1800’s by the French Acadians from Nova Scotia. The traditional New Orleans beignet is a square piece of dough, deep fried till puffy, served hot and covered in powder sugar.