How To Make The Perfect Gumbo

JDC - A freshly cooked bowl of Gumbo with shrimp, okra, and sausage

Making the perfect gumbo is a labor of love involving layering flavors and mastering key techniques. Gumbo is a traditional Louisiana dish with many variations and is very popular here at Copeland’s! Here are the steps to creating a flavorful and authentic gumbo: Ingredients You’ll Need Proteins – chicken, shrimp, sausage, or seafood (like crab […]

Copeland’s Top Signature Cajun Dishes

JDC - A plate of Creole jambalaya

Copeland’s is known for its Cajun and Creole cuisine, which is rich in flavors and offers a variety of dishes that are popular among customers. While the popularity of our dishes might vary depending on personal preferences, here are some classic Cajun and Creole dishes you can’t miss out on: 1. Crawfish Étouffée A traditional […]

What Makes Cajun Food Stand Out?

JDC - Spicy Cajun Jambalaya

Cajun food stands out due to its unique blend of flavors, cooking techniques, and cultural influences. It has a rich history and heritage, which contributes to its distinctiveness. Here are some key factors that set Cajun cuisine apart: 1. Bold and Spicy Flavors Cajun food is renowned for its bold and spicy flavors. It incorporates […]

What Makes the Perfect Brunch?

JDC - Brunch for Two People

Creating the perfect brunch is a delightful art that combines a variety of delicious dishes, a relaxed atmosphere, and the enjoyment of good company. At Copeland’s, we pride ourselves in our ability to combine all those qualities into our weekend brunch experience. Here are some elements that contribute to making a brunch experience exceptional: 1. […]

Flavorful Journey: The History of Copeland’s of New Orleans

JDC - New Orleans food street

From Popeyes to Copeland’s Copeland’s of New Orleans has an interesting history. It dates back to 1983 when Popeyes, a popular chicken and biscuits restaurant, was founded by Al Copeland, a prominent restaurateur and entrepreneur. Al Copeland, a native of New Orleans, had already gained success with his previous venture, Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, which he […]

Must-Try Activities in Jacksonville This July

JDC - View of Jacksonville in Summer

Jacksonville is not only the largest city in America but also growing rapidly! Which just means that there are more and more things to do in and around the area. Here are some more exciting things to do in this sunny Florida destination this month: 1. Visit the Museum of Science and History (MOSH). MOSH is […]

Celebrating Unique Moments: Inside Copeland’s of New Orleans

JDC - Friends Having a Fun Dinner at a Restaurant

While Copeland’s of New Orleans is primarily known for its New Orleans-style food, our location is home to many restaurant celebrations. Here are a few examples of unique moments in Copeland’s. 1. Live Music Copeland’s of New Orleans features live music on certain nights or during special events. This can range from solo artists to […]

Things to Do in Jacksonville in June

JDC - The Majestic Skyline of Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida, offers a variety of activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy. Here are some things you can do in Jax: 1. Visit the Jacksonville Beaches. Explore the beautiful coastline and relax on the sandy beaches of Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Atlantic Beach. 2. Stroll along the Jacksonville Riverwalk. The Riverwalk is a […]


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