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Halloween Things to Do in Lake Charles

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…

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Cajun Phraseology

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…

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How to Make Jambalaya

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…

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Craft Beer and Cajun Food Pairings: Part One

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…

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Fall Art Exhibits & Events in Southwest Louisiana

After you’ve experienced the outdoors, the savory Cajun cuisine and exciting gaming action in Southwest Louisiana, you may be ready to take in some art and soak up some local history. So, take a break from the heat and head indoors to relish in these must-see art exhibits around the rich arts &…

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