Sandra’s defies the stereotype that health food isn’t satisfying.
Sandra’s Café and Health Foods Store serves a heaping plate lunch of rotisserie chicken and sides for today’s dish of the day. The free-range, hormone-free chicken quarter is slow cooked and served with organic sides, like the beets and sweet potato pictured. On Fridays, mention EatLafayette and receive $1 off a plate lunch — on Friday, the special is shrimp and grits. Find Sandra’s at 211 Rena Dr. for lunch Monday through Friday. They start serving at around 10:30 a.m. and stop around 2 p.m. — or until they run out of food. The store is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Every week day during EatLafayette, the popular initiative to get more diners into locally owned restaurants, The Independent spotlights a Dish of the Day; on Wednesdays, our Dish of the Day also becomes the Dish of the Week and is published in the print edition. The campaign runs until Aug. 15.
To be eligible for the Dish of the Day feature, digital images from participating EatLafayette restaurants or their patrons must be emailed to Katie Macdonald at
or Elizabeth Rose at
. (From time to time, The Independent will also photograph some of the dishes.) When emailing please include information like any special cooking techniques used, the name of the chef or cook who prepared the dish, and whether the dish is part of an EatLafayette special. To be eligible for the Dish of the Week competition, cooks or chefs must also include the recipe and instructions on how to prepare the meal. Read more about The Independent’s ongoing EatLafayette coverage here.
Today, follow the Louisiana Hot Sauce bottle to Coyote Blues Fresh Mexican Grill at 5741 Johnston Street where kids eat free all day every Tuesday! Stop from from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch to take a picture with the Louisiana Hot Sauce bottle.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again, it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to go public this year.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.