Pure Eatery: A new spot in Downtown Lafayette

There are few rules for this monthly space, and even then, they’re mostly self-imposed. But there’s one simple one: no major chains/franchised activities. That’s less an effort to disparage the big guys than it is to distribute space to the local folks. On its face, Pure Eatery might seem in violation — although I contend […]

Eddie Joe’s Icehouse Brings the Heat in West Point

“If you don’t pick a good concept, don’t call me wondering why it didn’t work out.” A food-industry friend’s advice regularly rolled through Lee Stanish’s mind as he weighed how to turn his weekend-warrior BBQ expertise into a (nearly) 24/7 endeavor of running a restaurant. “Lots of people make great barbecue,” Stanish says. “I knew […]