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Posts from June 2015

Cool Off with a Cocktail from Ember Grille & Wine Bar

6/29/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
Lake Charles sizzles in the heat of summer so it’s time for another post in the Summer Cocktail Series. At Ember Grille &Wine Bar at L’Auberge Casino Resort , bartender and Creator of Cocktails Kelly Bistok was happy to pour, shake, stir, and muddle my thirst away with two signature cocktails – the Bayou Sidecar (a twist on the classic Sidecar) and White Linen , a light and breezy gin-based drink enhanced with St. Germain Elderflower liqueur and cucumber. 
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6 Food Stops You Have to Visit

6/19/2015 by Taylor Byrne Dodge
Posted In:  Culinary
We’re big fans of the 48-hour getaway to New Orleans.  And while driving back to Houston doesn’t always feel so great after a wild weekend, my family makes a practice of making room for an empty cooler and taking orders from friends for boudin, andouille, cracklins and jerky at the mom-and-pop spots that are just off Interstate 10 near Lake Charles .  It’s the polite thing to do.  Here are six favorite spots near the Texas/Louisiana state line along the Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail .
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5 Drive-Thru Frozen Daiquiri Shops in Lake Charles: No Blender Required!

6/12/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
I know Louisiana is not the only state with drive-through frozen daiquiri establishments, although they may be more popular here than elsewhere. I’m originally from Pennsylvania. In the Keystone State, they have super strict blue laws, so until I moved to Lake Charles, I did not know it was possible to order an adult beverage at a drive-up window from the convenience of your car. Curious, I decided to do some research. I visited several area frozen daiquiri shops. 
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