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Feb 22, 2005 01:49 PM


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I came across this site that rates boudin:

Seems like there are a lot of good places for boudin. Has anyone been to these places?



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  1. From that list, I've been to Bayou Boudin & Cracklin and the Country Ridge Express. Bayou Boudin has good boudin but it is outshined by their amazing hogshead cheese.

    The Country Ridge Express has the best cracklin I've ever had, the boudin is only average. Most people simply refer to this place as "that Texaco with the good cracklin." The cracklin costs $9.99 per pound, and would be a bargain at twice the price.

    The best Boudin I've ever had comes from Johnson's Grocery in Eunice, LA. I'm extremely puzzled to find Johnson's missing from that website.

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    1. re: Chris
      Hungry Celeste

      I like Johnson's Gro, too. I agree with their ratings of Best Stop, Romero's, and Poche's. But why'd they leave off Bonin's in New Iberia?

      1. re: Hungry Celeste

        Hello all:

        I see that you are checking out our web site. Just want to let you know that our reviewing of boudin is an ongoing project. We've heard great things about Johnson's Grocery, Bonins, and the Mowata Store. We'll be getting to them and many more as time goes by.

        Anyway, thanks for checking out the site and we hope it helps some people find some new and delicious places to sample one of Louisiana's great culinary marvels.

        The Linksters


        1. re: Hungry Celeste

          Wanted to give an update on Bonin's. It is now closed.


          1. re: Hungry Celeste

            Sorry to report that Mr. Nook died this year, so Bonin's has closed.

          2. re: Chris


            Check out Johnson's Boucaniere. THis is the new location. We re-opened in Lafayette, and all of the recipiesw are based on the store in Eunice. Here is the link to our myspace page.

          3. I love Dup's in Chataignier. Great bacon and assorted other sausages and some of the best boudin I have ever had. I haven't been there since my aunt died so it may be closed, but damn that boudin was good!