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Old 12-09-2020, 06:53 AM   #1
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Talking Book: The Cajun Pig

Written by John Folse collaborator Dixie Poche.
From the newspaper in Houma, Louisiana



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Poche takes readers along as she travels around the state, including taking in a few local spots, in search of the various ways Louisianans use pork in their cooking, and their culture.

Using chef John Folse's annual Feste de Boucher boucherie in Baton Rouge as a jumping-off point, Poche relates how the boucherie connects the people of south Louisiana to its culture and history, and serves to keep that history alive.
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"He demonstrated the old way," Poche said. "They shoot the pig and then they bleed it, and (show) all the wonderful dishes you can make from it."

Poche's travels took her to a few familiar local locations, including Bourgeois Meat Market, Fremin's Restaurant and the Alumni Grill in Thibodaux, and the Bon Mange Festival in Gheens.

Poche said that Bourgeois was one of the only places in her travels that makes blood boudin.
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Old 12-09-2020, 07:26 AM   #2
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I cannot not buy that book! Its an affliction I have! Thanks!
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Old 12-09-2020, 11:34 AM   #3
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A boucherie was something I never got to see or participate in when I lived there. I imagine that it's a dying practice. K has family in bouth Houma and Thibodeaux. Never heard of anyone that did it fewer than 2 generations ago. Bourdain did a whole show on it.

There was a place off of Metairie road that sold suckling pigs. Near Silent World aquariums. I heard Langoustine's sold them too, but everything in that store was out of my budget.
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A boucherie was something I never got to see or participate in when I lived there. I imagine that it's a dying practice. K has family in bouth Houma and Thibodeaux. Never heard of anyone that did it fewer than 2 generations ago. Bourdain did a whole show on it.

There was a place off of Metairie road that sold suckling pigs. Near Silent World aquariums. I heard Langoustine's sold them too, but everything in that store was out of my budget.
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Is Silent World still open? Chad was in poor health about 10 years ago.

Google returns nothing but a FB page.
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Yellow Pages says "CLOSED"
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I read that, but it wasn't Chad's shop.
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Same place, same address. Last proprietor was someone named Donnes. Reviews I saw stopped mentioning Chad in 2009-2010.
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