by Wilbert Carmouche
OINK! … No Cochon de Lait Festival this May; however, you can still “pig out” in May at Avoyelles Parish eateries!
Check out a list of open restaurants (take out or dine in), visit Mansura and other Avoyelles restaurants to see why Mansura is the “Cochon de Lait Capitale” of the World.
Want to try to cook it yourself? Call meat markets for you special cut and look up your favorite sides in Avoyelles Parish nonprofit organizations’ cookbooks available for sale at Avoyelles Commission of Tourism, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, for cost of book and $5shipping, we’ll mail it to you!
Come pass a good time, wine and dine … and enjoy Avoyelles.
DID YOU KNOW? … Avoyelles Parish, in Central Louisiana, takes its name from Avoyels Indians, and we commemorate our Native American as well as French Creole heritage. The abundant wildlife and many waterways make this a hunting, fishing and birdwatching paradise, year-round. A thriving agriculture industry beckons foodie travelers for authentic Louisiana cuisine. Casino action boasts a different kind of wildlife, and a variety of accommodations make for a comfortable stay as you explore. LEARN MORE: https://travelavoyelles.com/about/