Charlie Hackett held court in Hackett's Cajun Kitchen for over 20 years.
His office desk and chair sat right in the middle of the dining room, and
patrons loved to chat him up while they waited on their lunch plates--often
piled with a few pieces of boudin (sausage casings stuffed with rice,
meat, and spices).
He passed away in 2010, but the desk is still there. And his wife Karen
has kept the restaurant going.
"This is home," she says. "If I would even think about selling,
it would be like selling a child."