The city of Lafayette has been voted the tastiest town in the south by Southern Living magazine readers
Nearly 520 thousand people voted in the contest with nearly 200 thousand votes going to Lafayette.
Lafayette is followed by Louisville and New Orleans.
As you can imagine all of Acadiana is excited for the honor.
" It's a win for all of Lafayette, more than anything else. if the community didn't step up we wouldn't be where we are today. to have 194,000 votes for Lafayette, basically 37% of all those cast were cast for Lafayette which is unbelievable. We beat the best food cities in the south and that puts us really on the map. "
Southern Living's publisher and editor are in Lafayette right now and we'll hear from them tomorrow.
The tastiest town issue of the magazine will hit newsstands on Friday of next week.