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  • End of Lenten Season Means Big Crawfish Sales

    March 29, 2013 9:43 PM

    The end of the Lenten season means big crawfish sales in Acadiana. Since early Friday morning, restaurants and crawfish vendors have been slammed as many families prepare for the holiday weekend. "If you want crawfish on Good Friday, you're going to pay for them." People like Kenneth... more »
  • Lent Means Less Meat, Better Seafood Sales

    February 24, 2012 9:50 PM

    From fast food chains, to family run restaurants, special Lent menus are popping up across Acadiana. And with the first Friday of Lent here, that means meat is off the table for many Catholics. But Lent can mean higher sales and better business for many restaurants. Around here, it's... more »
  • America's faith tested by LA seafood during lent

    March 11, 2011 12:18 AM

    Some Christians will give up their burgers for fish on Fridays. But can lent restore faith in Louisiana's seafood? "Les vent de careme means the winds of lent." Laura LaHaye says, "the old people used to tell us when the wind would blow like that, we knew lent was right... more »
  • Cold could mean slow crawfish farm harvest

    February 22, 2010 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Earlier this year, Crawfish farmers expected heavy rains to bring a bountiful harvest, but that was before periods of subfreezing temperatures pushed the mud bugs back into their holes. Now producers wonder if early projections of a strong crop will pan out. And some restaurant... more »
  • Seafood Sales Rise With The Start Of Lent

    February 17, 2010 6:48 PM

    Restaurants all over town are adding fish to their menus to accommodate the Lenten crowds. They have more people on staff and employees coming in at 5 a.m. to prep. With Lent comes the sacrifice of meat, but bring on anything from the water. Family owned places like Olde... more »

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