Plate Lunch Paradise

By: The Local Palate

Though most visitors to Lafayette might sooner associate the area with our more famed Cajun and Creole culinary fare, it is the rice and gravy-centric plate lunch that fuels the people of Louisiana’s Acadiana region. Consisting of meat, a gravy-covered starch, a pair of vegetable sides, and a simple piece of bread — and often all served on a single plate — the plate lunch emphasizes speed, affordability, and caloric heft.

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