Seafood Gumbo

Food is often significant in people’s culture, but in Louisiana’s Bayou Country – food is our culture. Now that the weather is cooling, listen closely, and you will hear the collective sound of Cajuns nearby say, “It’s gumbo weather!” Gumbo is a dense, thick soup served over a small amount of rice, and if you’re…


When the temperature drops and that crisp Autumn air hits, locals know it’s time to dust off their flannels and prepare for the season we’ve all been waiting for: Festival Season! If asked to describe Houma’s Rougarou Fest in one word, it would have to be “unique.” The legend of the Rougarou is a part of many…


Tis the season, y’all! Holiday season is quickly approaching. Explore Houma will be a public donation location for toys, now until December 7th. The mission behind this toy drive is to provide local families with the ability to create meaningful Christmas memories with their loved ones. Louisiana’s Bayou Country will always be an area that…


The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (HACVB) unveiled a new identity and logo that elevates the company’s brand as it promotes Terrebonne Parish tourism on a global scale with the new name, Explore Houma. While the brand structure will remain the same, the decision to convert the name and logo was made to reflect more…


Chef KJ Townsend, owner and chef at Quizine Quarters in Houma is one of 14 top Louisiana chefs heading to Charlotte to feature the state’s unique flavors in several of the area’s top restaurants. Explore Houma, the Louisiana Travel Association, the Louisiana Office of Tourism and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board have partnered to present…


The Levitt AMP Your City Grant Awards are an exciting, multi-year matching grant opportunity created by the Levitt Foundation to serve small to mid-sized towns and cities with populations up to 250,000. Nonprofits will receive a total matching grant of $90,000 over three years (2023, 2024 and 2025 at $30,000/year) to produce their own Levitt…


Football season is back, y’all, which means your list of day drinking excuses just got that much longer. Cooler weather is on the horizon and the fantasy draft frenzy is high, but what do you do if you can’t get to the game in person? Luckily, we’ve narrowed down our local sports bars with flowing…


With so many delicious ways to serve up crawfish and other seafood throughout ‘Tails’ season – pies, gumbos, pasta, nachos, and more – we’ve got a lot of ground to cover to show you our favorite seafood dishes! So, loosen your belt buckle as we show you a few local favorites! QUIZINE QUARTERS Pasta please!…


Are you ready for another round of learning the local lingo? Try saying that five times fast…Well strap in because we’re diving into Lesson 3 of our Edu-Cajun series!   Laissez les bon temps rouler (lay-zay lay bon ton rule-ay): Let the good times roll! “Mardi Gras is a fabulous time to visit Louisiana’s Bayou Country…


Experience authentic Cajun culture at its core with our new musical series: Louisiana’s Bayou Country Cajun Jam! Join us on the second Wednesday of every month at C’est Bon Café to enjoy delicious food and the unique musical stylings of the Cajun Music Preservation Society and local favorites that’ll make ya want to tap your…