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Worth the Trip: Unique Foods to Eat in Lake Charles

10/24/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Of course, Southwest Louisiana (the whole state, really!) is known for its amazing food. And sure – Lake Charles has got the staples – fresh seafood, smoked boudin, savory gumbos, and sweet bread pudding. But – what if you’re in the mood for something different, unique or downright crazy? I’ve done my culinary research and put together a pretty
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All You Need to Know about Boudin Wars

10/9/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
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: October 28 from 11 AM – 1 PM WHERE: Brimstone Museum
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Trip Advisor Says: Best Fried Chicken

7/6/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
There is something special about fried chicken. People all over the world have their own special love for this Southern fare. I bet you even have a preference. I cannot resist a piece of dark meat, crunchy with a touch of spice. Pair it with a soft roll, fried okra, and a sweet tea and I’m happy! I’ve searched Trip Advisor for the local and
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Suppertime in Sulphur

6/23/2017 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
When visiting Southwest Louisiana, the town of Sulphur offers many worthy destinations – Adventure Point and the gateway to the Creole Nature Trail , the Brimstone Museum , and Henning Cultural Center . You’ll find great shopping too. Check out Sulphur’s Trail of Treasures . And while you’re out exploring, you’re likely to get hungry. No problem! There
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Cajun Cookin' Words to Know

6/20/2017 by Colten Miller
Posted In:  Culinary
One thing that sets Louisiana apart from anywhere else in the United States is our delicious food. We always have a reason to gather and eat! The food in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is prepared by people who know what to do with the bounty that nature provides. But, if you’re visiting the area, you’ll probably see some “interesting” words and
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Trip Advisor Says: Best Burgers

6/15/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Sure, summer is all about being outdoors, enjoying the warm weather, pool and grilling. But in Southwest Louisiana when it’s 100% humidity and 90+ degrees outside, it’s hard to WANT to stand next to a blazing barbecue pit. So where do you go when you’re craving a juicy hamburger (or cheeseburger) and not have to worry about breaking a sweat? We’ve
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#EatSWLA: Abita & Cane Syrup Glazed Shrimp Recipe

6/2/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Summer and shrimp just go together. One recipe that I feel head over heels in love with was Jack Daniel’s Bar & Grill’s Abita & Cane Syrup Glazed Shrimp. Don’t let the ingredients throw you off. I love cane syrup, and leave it to L’Auberge Casino Resort’s award-winning chef Lyle Brossard to pair it with a little beer and shrimp for the perfect
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Where Ladies Go for Lunch

5/18/2017 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
***Updated June 28, 2017*** When ladies meet up for lunch, it’s about more than good food. Girlfriends seek out establishments with atmospheres conducive to conversation. They want to talk and catch up on things without the imposition of televisions blaring the latest sports trivia and loud music insisting they shout at each other. When it comes to
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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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Louisiana Food Groups

4/26/2017 by Colten Miller
Posted In:  Culinary
Most of us in Louisiana can agree on one thing: food is KING! And, there’s no shortage of food when it comes to our Cajun and Creole cuisine. Visitors be warned – once you’re here, the traditional food pyramid is forgotten and our unique and savory foods will take over. The food in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is prepared by people who know
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