ZAGAT - October 2014 - "10 Comfort-Food Classics in DC" includes Acadiana's New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp.

THRILLIST.COM - October 2014 - "DC's Best Southern Food According to Actual Southerners" names Acadiana one of DC's best Southern restaurants within a round-up of Southerner's favorite spots.

SOUTHERN LIVING - BOURBON & BACON - Fall 2014 - Spotlights the Bourbon Rickey drink created by Passion Food Hospitality's award winning beverage director, Scott Clime.

FOODSERVICE CONSULTANT MAGAZINE-AMERICAN EDITION - Summer 2014 - Chef/ Owner Jeff Tunks is featured in a four page spread, "Born & Bred to be a Chef", highlighting Acadiana.

NEW YORK POST - July 2014 - "Hungry for Power? Eat Your Way through the Nation's Capital" spotlights Acadiana's Fried Green Tomatoes, Jambalaya, Catfish and Grits.

DC EATER - April 2014 - Notes Acadiana's Crispy “Gas Station” Pork Boudin Balls in "Cajun Style: Where To Get Boudin Around Town".

GEORGETOWNER - March 2014 - "Restaurants Infuse 'Chery Picks' Into Menu" highlights Acadiana's seasonal cocktail menu.

IN THE CAPITAL - March 2014 - Features Acadiana's Specialty Cocktail, Black Cherry Punch, in "Treat Yo' Self: Catch Spring Fever with These Cherry Blossom Drinks & Specials".

WASHINGTON POST - February 2014 - Includes Acadiana's annual Mardi Gras Celebration in "Dixieland, Sazeracs & Po’ Boys: Where to celebrate Mardi Gras like a grown-up".

WJLA 'LET'S TALK LIVE" - February 2014 - Chef Brant Tesky demonstrates a few of our favorite Mardi Gras recipes.

HOME & DESIGN MAGAZINE - January 2014 - Spotlights Acadiana's recent redesign of the main dining room, mezzanine, and private dining rooms.

DC MODERN LUXURY - July/August 2011 - Acadiana was included in the magazine's annual dining guide as a top dining location in Washington, DC.

TIDEWATER WOMAN - July 2011 - Acadiana was featured in a DC Travel Guide and noted for their Happy Hour, Charbroiled Oysters, and Cajun-Spiced Redfish.

YELP - June 2011 - Real reviews of Acadiana's Charbroiled Oysters from guests were featured in a roundup of the top locations for oysters in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON POST EXPRESS - April 2011 - Acadiana'ss Deviled Eggs were included in a round-up of top egg dishes in the District.

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - April 2011 - Acadiana was included in a DC travel feature as a top restaurant when visiting Washington, DC.

WUSA 9 - April 2011 - Jeff Tunks was featured on WUSA 9 in a video segment discussing his newest title as an Honorary Kentucky Colonel.

LEXINGTON CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU - April 2011 - The Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau named Jeff Tunks a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels for his promotion of the Kentucky Bourbon industry. An honorary dinner was held at Acadiana with Master Distiller Fred Noe to celebrate the occasion.

WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - April 2011 - Acadiana's Deviled Eggs were included in the "Best Bites" section for their variety as well as a photo.

WASHINGTON FLYER MAGAZINE - March/April 2011 - Acadiana's offering of Oysters on the Half Shell was included in the magazine'ss "Top 100 Restaurants" feature as a top dish in the District.

WASHINGTON CITY PAPER - March 2011 - Acadiana included in article that examined the recent explosion of Cajun and New Orleans restaurants in the District.

METROCUREAN.COM - March 2011 - Chef David Guas named Acadiana's Charbroiled Oysters one of his "Top 5 Bites" for the site.

WASHINGTONPOST.COM - March  2011 - Acadiana was featured as a top place to celebrate Mardi Gras in DC and was named "The Best Place for Cajun Cuisine" when celebrating Fat Tuesday by the Going Out Gurus.

ON TAP MAGAZINE - March 2011 - Acadiana was selected as the location for the magazine'ss "Foodie Field Trip" monthly series.

WASHINGTONPOST.COM - March 2011 - Acadiana was featured as a top place to celebrate Mardi Gras in DC and was named "The Best Place for Cajun Cuisine" when celebrating Fat Tuesday by the Going Out Gurus.

ON TAP MAGAZINE - March 2011 - Acadiana was selected as the location for the magazine's "Foodie Field Trip" monthly series.

EXPRESS NIGHT OUT - February 2011 - Jeff Tunks' recipe for "True Grits" was featured in a story on "Oscar-Inspired" dishes, perfect for the 2011 Academy Awards, both online and in print.

THE DAILY MEAL - February 2011 - Jeff Tunks' recipe for Oyster Rockefeller Soup, as well as his recipe for Charbroiled Oysters, from Acadiana were featured on the site as perfect aphrodisiac dishes, just in time for Valentine's Day.

EXPRESS NIGHT OUT - February  2011 - Jeff Tunks' recipe for "True Grits" was featured in a story on "Oscar-Inspired" dishes, perfect for the 2011 Academy Awards, both online and in print.

THE DAILY MEAL - February 2011 - Jeff Tunks' recipe for Oyster Rockefeller Soup, as well as his recipe for Charbroiled Oysters, from Acadiana were featured on the site as perfect aphrodisiac dishes, just in time for Valentine's Day.

ZAGAT BUZZ - January 2011 - Acadiana named one of the best places to watch the 2011 Superbowl in DC.

WTOP RADIO - January 2011 - Nycci Nellis highlighted Acadiana and their Half Price Wine Week promotion during her show "The List Are You On It."

ZAGAT BUZZ - January 2011 - Acadiana named one of The Top 7 Locations in DC for classic Louisiana po'boys.

WASHINGTONIAN.COM BEST BITES BLOG - January 2011 - Acadiana's Valentine's Day menu featured as a top romantic restaurant.

TASTINGTABLEDC.COM - January 2011 - Acadiana featured as a top restaurant participating in DC Restaurant Week.

WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - December 2009 - In the "Best of Penn Quarter" article, Acadiana's Muffuletta sandwich is selected as one of the "Best Sandwiches" in Penn Quarter.

WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE - November  2009 - Acadiana is one of five DC restaurants to be included in the "Best Bets - Gumbo" roundup of restaurants with "standout N'sawlins fare", including the Southern classic.

THE BOSTON GLOBE - October 2009 - Acadiana featured in "rave" review.

GOING OUT GUIDE, WASHINGTON POST - June 2009 - Acadiana selected by popular vote as having the "Best Bets for Groups" for Washington Post's online entertainment source.

WASHINGTON POST - March 2009 - Owner Gus DiMillo featured in premiere "Restaurant Mogul" series profiling a day in the life of top restaurant owners in Washington, DC.

THE TODAY SHOW - February 2009 - Chef Jeff Tunks appeared on cooking segment promoting heart-healthy meal ideas including the Southwest Buffalo Burger and Grilled Chicken with Black Bean Corn Salsa.

OFF THE VINE - Summer 2008 -- Selected Passion Food Hospitality and Scott Clime one of 40 "Passionate Wine Service Award" winners.

RAMMYS - 2008 - Passion Food Hospitality and Scott Clime voted Wine & Beverage Program of the Year by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington.

SNEAKYSUNDAY.COM - 2008 - Selected Acadiana as one of the Best Brunch Places in D.C.

WINE SPECTATOR - 2008, 2007, 2006 & 2005 - Acadiana received Award of Excellence.

ZAGAT - 2008, 2007 -- Acadiana honored as a "Best New Restaurant."

DC MODERN LUXURY - December 2008 - Acadiana featured as having the best bourbon selection in the city.

CAPITOL FILE MAGAZINE - Fall 2008 - Acadiana featured as one of the best restaurants in Washington, DC to dine al fresco!

SNEAKYSUNDAY.COM - 2008 - Selected Acadiana as one of the Best Brunch Places in DC.

ICELAND FOOD & FUN COMPETITION - February 2007 - Chef de Cuisine Chris Clime wins "Best Dessert" in this annual international competition.

GOURMET MAGAZINE - December 2005 - "Jeff Tunks" Acadiana is a full-blown showcase for Gumbo, Oyster Rockefeller Soup, Crawfish Bisque, butter-drenched Barbeque Shrimp, and Blackened Tuna. Crystal chandeliers and murals of Louisiana fishing pirogues take a backseat to the beauty of Grilled Muffalettas, Fried-Oyster "Peacemakers," and "Twelve Napkin" Roast Beef Po'boys with "Debris" Gravy.

DC MODERN LUXURY - Nov/Dec 2005 - "In a dining room set with white tablecloths and twinkling chandeliers, guests are treated to decidedly unpretentious cooking, in which collard greens are revered as highly as foie gras."

CAPITOL FILE - Holiday 2005 - Chef Tunks shares his recipes for Crawfish Pumpkin Bisque and Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Maque Choux of Sweet Corn, Mirliton, and Pickled Okra.

WASHINGTONIAN - September 2005 - "Tunks has used classic Creole and Cajun cooking as the starting point for his own interpretation of a traditional cuisine."

USA TODAY - September 2005 - "D.C.'s Acadiana whips magic into regional ingredients."

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL - September 2005 - "[Post-Katrina], Jeff Tunks, who spent months sourcing oysters, shrimp, and po'sboy bread from Louisiana, says he's scrambling to replace items he couldn't stockpile. Meanwhile, the restaurant hosted a fund-raiser for hurricane victims on September 12."

WASHINGTON SPACES - 2005 - "Award-winning Chef Tunks brings country-fresh ingredients to interpretations of food a la Louisiane."

CITY MAGAZINE - "The newest gastronomical delight in Washington, D.C."

ZAGAT BUZZ - March 2, 2011 - Acadiana named one of the top places to celebrate Mardi Gras in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE - 2010, 2009, 2008 & 2007 - Acadiana selected as one of the "100 Very Best Restaurants in Washington."

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