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Local Counsel with Blake R. David

Lafayette’s Blake David tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Published in 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine

Favorite watering hole  –  Pamplona Tapas Bar.

Favorite building  –  The Old City Hall building on the corner of Jefferson and Lee.

Weekend getaway  –  Avery Island, the home of Tabasco, right outside of Lafayette.

Favorite historical site  –  Noel Acadien Au Village.

Favorite city event  –  Festival International de Louisiane.

Favorite historical resident  –  The best pole vaulter in history, Armand Duplantis—even though he is still a teenager.

Where to go after a win?  –  Pete’s or Judice Inn.

Where to go after a loss?  –  My back porch at home.

Favorite courthouse perk  –  It is two blocks from my office. That is the only redeeming quality of our current courthouse building.

Favorite breakfast spot  –  Hub City Diner with the kids.

Best local beer or spirit  –  Canebrake from Parish Brewing, a Louisiana wheat ale.

Best view  –  Any spot on the parade route at Mardi Gras.

Favorite park  –  Moncus Park at the Horse Farm.

Best place for people watching  –  Rock’n‘Bowl de Lafayette.

Favorite local shop  –  Revival Antiques in Scott.

Favorite city law  –  Drive-through daiquiri shops [which originated in the city].

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