Lagniappe? What The Heck Is Lagniappe?

Lagniappe, pronounced “lan-yap,” is a term used chiefly in the South — Louisiana and southeast Texas in particular — that means “a little something extra.” Its origins come from the custom of a shopkeeper including something extra in a customer’s bag, such as 13 beignets (yummy New Orleans pastries) when a dozen are ordered. It…
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