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Author: William Precht

William Precht is a native of Cameron Parish who was raised in Big Lake, La. William attended McNeese State University as well as The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is the media relations specialist at the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is an outdoors enthusiast and an adventurous foodie who loves sharing his experiences with all who visit his home town. Follow him on Twitter @Will_Precht.

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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Worth the Trip: Summer Foodie Experiences in Lake Charles

6/27/2017 by William Precht
There are so many reasons to travel. Some like to plan vacations to see the sights while others travel just to get away for a while. My favorite reason to travel to a destination is for the FOOD! One of the best ways to experience a place is by getting to know the local flavors in a unique and exciting way. So, if you’re looking for fun foodie
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What's on Tap in Lake Charles for American Craft Beer Week?

5/15/2017 by William Precht
Some weeks are just better than others. The third week in May is one of those weeks that beer lovers can truly rejoice. Craft beer is a fairly new, yet awesome trend here in Southwest Louisiana and it’s spreading like wildfire. In honor of American Craft Beer week, let’s take a quick look at some of the exciting ways to celebrate the new brews in
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#EatSWLA Culinary Confessions | Waitr Deals

5/11/2017 by William Precht
Posted In:  Culinary
I can’t believe that I’m finally writing this, but there’s something that I need to get off my chest. It isn’t easy to talk about, but here we go. I’m…I am…how do I say this... *deep breath*... I’m addicted to Waitr . It started several months ago. First, it was a sushi roll from Asia every two weeks or so, then it was quesadillas from Casa Manana .
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Paqueing: An Egg-cellent Easter Tradition in Cajun Country

4/3/2017 by William Precht
Posted In:  Festivals & Events, History
When it comes to Easter traditions, most folks think of dressing in their finest pastel colored clothing for Easter Sunday church service followed by gigantic family meals. But let’s not forget about the famous Easter egg. We hard-boil and dye ‘em, not fry ‘em. We hide ‘em for kids to find ‘em. Yep, that just happened, but stay with me here. Here
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How to Clean Your Catch

3/22/2017 by William Precht
Posted In:  Culinary, Outdoors
Spring is a time when flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the fish are biting! Here in Southwest Louisiana, we without-a-doubt have some of the best fishing around. Lake Charles’ proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and the rich marshlands along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road provide thrilling opportunities for both fresh and
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Exciting Expansions at Delta Downs

2/8/2017 by William Precht
Posted In:  Gaming
Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel recently completed a HUGE expansion project. Here are some highlights of the epic additions and renovations you can experience! A Delicious New Dining Concept! Rosewater Grill and Tavern is the latest restaurant to open at Delta Downs. The incredible décor and atmosphere has an upscale, sophisticated feel with a
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Catch and Cook

12/8/2016 by William Precht
Posted In:  Culinary, Outdoors
Have you ever experienced the thrill of being out on the water, rod and reel in hand, when you suddenly feel a strike from a redfish or speckled trout as it hits the end of your line? If not, you certainly should. How could it get any better you ask? Try dining on your catch that same day. Looking back now, being raised on the banks of Big Lake
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Big Screens in Lake Charles

10/3/2016 by William Precht
Posted In:  Festivals & Events, Arts
Streaming services are all the buzz these days. Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime allow people to watch their favorite TV shows and movies from the comfort of their couch, but the content that they provide is weeks, sometimes months old. The best way to see the latest and greatest in entertainment is still a night out at the movies! Catching a movie
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