Destination Updates

Hurricane Delta made landfall on Oct. 9 in Southwest Louisiana, which was also recently impacted by Hurricane Laura on August 27. There is devastation to many properties, businesses, and homes. Click the link for information on the destination for businesses and restaurants that are open and events that have been confirmed. See What's Open!

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All You Need to Know about Boudin Wars - 2018

Boudin is as much a part of Southern Louisiana culture as Cajun music or gumbo. And I’m here to tell you – if I had to choose between those – boudin would be my pick. If you’re a boudin enthusiast like me, OH HAPPY DAY - Boudin Wars is just around the corner. It’s like Christmas morning! WHEN:…

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2017 Arts & Crabs Fest in Lake Charles

***UPDATED 8/4/2017*** Delicious crab dishes, Louisiana-made brews, local art and music – one of the “must-experience” events every August in Southwest Louisiana is Arts & Crabs Fest. People love to celebrate Louisiana’s authentic passion for music, art and of course, “secret recipes,” and those are…

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Chuck Fest: Local Flavors For the Win!

I can’t stress this enough – if you plan on attending any Southwest Louisiana festivals, bring your appetite. Chuck Fest is no exception. In just a week or so, the parking lot on the corner of Ryan and Division streets will transform into an “outdoor food court” of local deliciousness. If you’re…

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9 Dangerously DELICIOUS Festival Desserts

Forget swimsuit season – its Spring festival season in Southwest Louisiana and I’ve got a sweet tooth, y’all! Funnel Cake A 100% MUST at any fair or festival. It’s more than just fried dough, y’all. It’s a part of festival living. Part of the fun is trying not to get the sugar all over your face…

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