Special Alert
Special Alert
Things to do

Tag - Seafood

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
Comments | Read More →

#EatSWLA: Calcasieu Crawfish and Grits

3/31/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Growing up in Central Louisiana, my dinner plate didn’t often showcase fresh seafood . Sure – there are great places to find seafood in that part of Louisiana, but it wasn’t as easy as it is here in Cajun Country! One dish I was always dying to try was Cajun Shrimp and Grits. I love grits. I love shrimp. It seemed like the perfect combination. That
Comments | Read More →

Cajun Oyster Stew

2/27/2017 by Chef Derrill Guidry
Posted In:  Culinary
Back in the day, New Orleans’ cooks created a butter and cream-based oyster soup that was so rich it was referred to as oyster stew. The creamy offering is really delicious, but being born and raised in SWLA—Lake Charles — I prefer an oyster stew that represents my SWLA roots, one prepared with a brown roux instead of heavy cream. The history of
Comments | Read More →

Christmas Gumbo Recipe

12/11/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
For many in Southwest Louisiana, the Christmas meal is a big pot of gumbo. Make any it style you like, but I’m partial to a rich and savory bowl of seafood gumbo served along with a big loaf of garlic French bread. Yum…I can almost taste it now. Delicious! It actually works out nicely. You can make your gumbo the day before (or early Christmas Day)
Comments | Read More →

TripAdvisor Says: Best Places for a Seafood Platter

8/29/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
There is nothing quite like a good seafood platter. Fried shrimp, catfish, softshell crabs, hush puppies, okra, French fries and MORE. We went to TripAdvisor to collect a few reviews on where you can find a finger-licking good seafood platter. Let’s eat! “Always good” Steamboat Bills on the Lake - Reviewed by Suzybee51 on June 30, 2016 “We had
Comments | Read More →

Pass the Po Boy, Please!

11/3/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
What’s not to love about a po boy? The finest po boy starts with only the best ingredients: super-fresh, local seafood, ripe tomatoes, homemade remoulade sauce, and an outstanding loaf of bread. Drooling yet? Po boy sandwiches are typically either seafood or roast beef, and my favorites use a tangy, Cajun remoulade sauce. You can’t drive through
Comments | Read More →

Tag Cloud