COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to relax, and many people are looking for new places to dine out.
Whether you find yourself searching for the best restaurants in Lafayette or looking up new recipes to try at home, we have the perfect article for you.
Here are some of our top stories on dining in Lafayette.
In April 2020, Mel’s Diner planned to re-open for to-go orders in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. When the restaurant caught fire that same day, Mel’s Diner had to shift plans.
Now, Mel’s Diner is planning to reopen in August. The 50’s-style diner, located on Johnson Street, will be open 24 hours a day.
The menu includes 24-hour breakfast, crawfish fettuccini, and “the best biscuits in the world.”
Mel’s Diner reopens:Mel’s Diner planning to reopen in August after fire
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
If you’re looking for a dinner filled with secrets and ugly sweaters, consider the Golden Girls Christmas in July fundraiser dinner, held to support Big Brothers Big Sisters Acadiana.
Scheduled to be July 7 and 8, the dinner will include a three course meal, and two mystery cocktails.
The event will be at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Get tickets here.
Murder mystery dinner:‘Golden Girls’-themed murder mystery dinner theatre coming to AcA
Many towns are seeing the rise of Farmer’s Markets, and Lafayette is no exception.
The Lafayette Farmer’s Market can be a great way to find fresh food while supporting local vendors.
Josey’s Goods is just one of the many vendors participating in the market; to hear about the rest, you’ll have to check out the Farmer’s Market for yourself!
Summer snack time
As summer approaches, those who plan on spending most of their time at home may be interested in finding their own recipes and snacks to prepare.
Especially for families with a lot of kids, finding a snack that suits everyone can be a struggle.
From organizing your pantry to setting a “snack schedule,” this podcast has some of the best tips on feeding your family this summer.
Dining on a budget
With the relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, many families may find themselves wanting to dine out this summer.
However, finding the best places to eat without burning a hole in your wallet can be a challenge.
This article offers some great advice on how to save money while eating out.
Dining on a budget:Eating out while on a budget? Here’s how you can save big | Frugal Families