The man, the myth, the LEGEND! Social media sensation, KLFY Gerald Gruenig, eats his way through some of Lake Charles' most iconic eateries. From Famous Food's famous soft and spicy cracklins to Lulu's Specialty Snocone's pickle snocone, Gerald devours the most unforgettable and unique meals and frozen treats. Add these Gerald-approved stops to your Lake Charles itinerary! Special thanks to John Weatherall III for creating these incredible videos!

 

1. Darrell's

Darrell's is known for their not-so-neat po-boys that include surf and turf, Darrell's Special and BBQ. At Darrell's, they make all of their gravy, BBQ sauce, jalapeño mayonnaise, and butter sauce in-house daily. Gerald ordered the surf and turf with jalapeño mayonnaise.

 

 

 

2. Lulu's Specialty Snocones and More

Lulu's Specialty Snocones and More serves up some of the most unforgettable frozen treats-- snocones topped with cotton candy, ice cream, more candy, pickles, cheese cake, cereal, and so much more. Gerald ordered the pickle snocone and the "Do it for The Gram" snocone.

 

 

3. Mama Reta's Kitchen

Mama Reta is everyone's favorite Mama! Mama Reta's Kitchen relocated to 1916 Beldon Street right off Interstate-10 this year, and is known for the best Southern home cooking this side of the bayou! Gerald ordered the Smothered Pork Steak Plate Lunch and the Fried Chicken Plate Lunch. 

 

 

 

4. Famous Foods

Famous Foods has a down home atmosphere with unforgettable Creole food. The restaurant area is spacious with great seating for families making their way down the Boudin Trail! Gerald ordered the famous Soft and Spicy Cracklins!