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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 in addition to helpful links to local media and agencies. Learn More

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The Evolution of Flavor at Crying Eagle

When I finally left Crying Eagle Brewing Company after what seemed like days of sampling their new menu, I didn’t eat for 24 hours. That was because Marketing and Special Events Director Krickett Racca took care of me. During my lunch break, I came to Crying Eagle to interview Krickett, but before I…

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Trip Advisor Says: Best Comfort Food Spots

It’s been one of those days, and the only thing that is going to keep you from losing what’s left of your mind is to sit down next to a big ol’ plate of your FAVORITE comfort food. Here in Louisiana, we know comfort foods well. In fact, most of the region’s most popular meals are consider comfort…

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Late Night Eats

When we laissez les bons temps rouler, more often than not our good times roll on into the early hours of the morning. And nothing works up a hearty appetite like two-stepping to zydeco at one of our many cultural festivals, screaming “Throw me something, MISTER!” along with our parade routes, or…

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Trip Advisor Says: Best Tacos

Taco Tuesday. Taco Thursday. National Taco Day. Y’all….in my book every day is a good day for a taco. So you’ve got a hankering for a taco, where in Lake Charles do you go? Fish, beef, and veggie – we’ve got ‘em all. I’ve searched my trusty travel partner – Trip Advisor – for the best reviews from…

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Tourist in My Backyard: Lake Charles Food

Sometimes the best days are the ones spent closest to home. And since I call Southwest Louisiana home, I’m surrounded by exotic flavors, hauntingly beautiful bayous, and colorful festivals. In order to appreciate all home has to offer, I regularly act as a tourist in my own backyard. Steeped in rich…

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