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Meet Our Vendors


Chow Yum Phat


Chefs Vu Le & Jordan Ramirez serve up their own inspired take on Pho and Ramen dishes, as well as steamed Bao buns, sushi and sashimi.  Expect bold flavors inspired by chef “Phat” Le’s family's recipes growing up in New Orleans.   Their creativity shines throughout the menu, as it plans on changing often.   Le is taking the best aspects of true Asian street food, and bringing it to White Star Market.

Poached Eggs with Skillet Toast

Dat’z Italian Wood Fired Pizza


Joe & Shelly Forte' know a thing or two about wood fired pizzas.  They've been building a loyal following throughout Louisiana & Mississippi for years with their mobile pizza operation.  Now they have a permanent spot at White Star Market where they'll be serving up their classics like the Red Beans & Andouille and the Louisiana Shrimp Boil pizzas.  

Expect other offerings like sausage rolls, cannolis and gourmet “adult” Gelato as well.

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

Gov’t Taco


Gov't Taco is the first foray into food service from Jay Ducote, one of Louisiana's most recognizable names in food & culture. Jay's forthcoming line of signature tacos will feature creative takes on classics utilizing fresh, local ingredients. Jay's Gov't Taco will allow him to showcase the distinct culinary style that landed him in one of the top spots on "Food Network Star."

Expect to see Jay's culinary chops showcased with seasonal, inspired tacos and an assortment of Mexican sodas.

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

Cauliflower and Kale Soup

Mac & Moon


Kristina Ostrom’s concept Mac & Moon has amassed a loyal following in her hometown of Lafayette as well as New Orleans. Now, her incredible assortment of macarons graces are on full display at White Star. All of her ingredients are highly curated, and 100% natural, creating unique flavors that are as beautiful as they are delicious.

In addition, Mac & Moon will serve an array of rolled ice cream flavors for both kids & kids at heart. Ostrom’s famous bubble teas and milkshakes also serve as the perfect refreshment on a hot Louisiana afternoon.

Partnering with Mac & Moon is Emerge Juice Company, featuring a rotating offering of high quality, healthy & refreshing cold-pressed juices. Additional offerings will include Acai Bowls and other nutritious items.

MJ’s Cafe


MJ’s Cafe is all about plant based goodness! They prepare their tasty food options daily at White Star Market. Chef Domini Bradford and owner Mary-Brennan Faucheux collaborate to offer healthy and delicious Vegan fare. MJ’s sources local and organic produce as often as possible, as an example of their commitment to healthy eating and vibrant communities. 

Bradford and Faucheux apply their extensive experience in creating Vegan meals and cradle that enthusiasm with their love and appreciation for their customers. 

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

Cauliflower and Kale Soup



A Food Hall filled with exceptional culinary talent needs an exceptional bar.  That's where Mouton comes in.  Our wine program is developed and run by Level 2 sommelier Scott Higgins, and a thoughtful collection of regional craft beers will pair nicely with all of the menu options at White Star.

In addition, Mouton will be serving up expertly crafted cocktails, playing off the classics as well as new creations.  Expect Bloody Marys and refreshing mimosas on the weekends as well.

Ample bar seating is designed to make Mouton a neighborhood staple just as much as it's a destination for wine enthusiasts and craft beer lovers alike.

Reve Coffee Roasters


Nate Johnson's passion is exquisite Third Wave coffee, and it shows in every batch of beans he roasts and every cup he and his team pour.  Reve Coffee Roasters will be delivering White Star guests their delicious blends of brewed hot and iced coffee and leaf tea and impeccable kombucha as well.  You'll also be able to purchase whole coffee beans by the bag as well.  If you're in downtown Lafayette, and want to see what all the fuss is about, check out their shop on Jefferson Street. 

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

The Rutledge


The Rutledge Cafe is the brainchild of sommelier & entrepreneur Scott Higgins. Its “all day cafe” menu features sweet & savory breakfast items such as ricotta pancakes & house made avocado toast. For lunch, guests can choose from sous-vide burgers, reuben sandwiches and chicken confit salads. At the helm of The Rutledge is Jenn Breithaupt, a mainstay within White Star Market.

The dinner menu debuts on June 24th.

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing



From the team that brought you Chow Yum Phat, Vu “Phat” Le and Jordan Ramirez launched their 2nd concept at White Star, Yuzu. This “cold bar” concept will focus on fresh fish dishes, with their signature street food vibe. Expect fun, interesting takes on everything from sushi to poke’, nigiri to crudo and even tartare. It’s officially “Phresh” at the Market now.

Poached Eggs with Skillet Toast