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Posts from September 2017

Halloween Things to Do in Lake Charles

9/29/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
From haunted trails to candy crawls, we are highlighting Halloween things to do in Southwest Louisiana. The area has something for everyone, from the smallest trick-or-treaters to the biggest party monsters. Make plans now to celebrate the spookiest of holidays and tell us in the comments what you’re looking forward to the most! *Click Links for
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Cajun Phraseology

9/28/2017 by William Precht
Posted In:  History
If you’ve ever spent any time around true Cajuns in south Louisiana, you’ve probably noticed a few things that stand out us that seems a little different from most cultures. If you share a meal with us, you might pick up on the fact that we probably like to add a little more cayenne to our food or that we can pretty much find a way to fry up
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How to Make Jambalaya

9/25/2017 by Lindsay Mattingly
Posted In:  Culinary
My Maw-Maw was a great little 4’11 Cajun lady from Cameron by way of New Iberia. One of my family’s favorite things to remember about Maw-Maw was that every day, first thing in the morning, she would put on the coffee pot and the rice pot at the same time - even if she hadn’t yet decided what to cook. Whatever ended up on the menu for the day, you
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Craft Beer and Cajun Food Pairings: Part One

9/20/2017 by Joel Prudhomme
Posted In:  Culinary
Perfect Pairings from a Crying Eagle Brewing Co . Brewer Pairing food with alcohol is less an exact science and more of a mysterious process of experimentation. Perfect pairings are something of a 1+1=3 kind of scenario in which you can taste and smell more in both the food and the beer together than you ever could apart. These are the pairings we
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11 Best Places to Get a Sweet Treat in Lake Charles

9/16/2017 by Kayla Semien
Posted In:  Culinary
Have a bit of a sweet tooth? Here's a list of the best places to find the sweetest treats, here in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana. 1. Jo's Party House This locally owned bakery has been around since 1968 and is nothing short of its name. Jo's specializes in colorful, custom cakes and desserts for any occasion; from cupcakes, rice crispy treats
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TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Winners - 2017

9/14/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Another proud year for Southwest Louisiana - 53 of our local businesses have claimed the title “ Certificate of Excellence !” This honor celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Well done, SWLA! And thanks to all of our visitors for giving us such high
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Mantripping: Things for Guys to Do Around Lake Charles

9/10/2017 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Southwest Louisiana is the perfect destination for guys to get away for some much-deserved rest, recreation, and fun! Do you love the great outdoors? Southwest Louisiana is a Sportsman’s Paradise! Below are only a few activities you’ll find waiting for you in this corner of the Bayou State. Golf Southwest Louisiana is home to several public golf
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