LAFAYETTE – The 14th annual Boudin Cook-off and Acadiana Bacon Fest celebrates the solid culinary heritage of the region with a family-friendly event open to all. The boudin and bacon teams hail from every part of Louisiana and some from as far away as Texas. You can expect to sample delicious food from Acadian Slice Pies, the Acadian Superette, Bayou Boy’s Poboys, Best Burgers Lafayette, Bosco’s Specialty Meats, Boudin by Jamison, Broddus Burgers, Cravin’ Boudin, Chop’s Specialty Meats, DezMeaux’s Country Boudin, Insane Sausages, Kartchner’s Specialty Meats, Kernis Louviere, Lazy Dayz Boudin, Prison City Boudain, T-Jim’s Grocery, T. Moise Farms, Vautrot’s Mini Mart,and Youngest Boudin. “It’s an unbelievable line-up of culinary masters,” declares Robert Carriker, the event coordinator since 2007. “It’s been a tough year and a half. Lots of businesses still face employment and supply issues, but we are thrilled to have such a remarkable group of cooks,” says Carriker.