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Cooking For A Good Cause

Cooking For A Good Cause

Mario Pacetti August 17, 2017 Comments Off on Cooking For A Good Cause

By Mario Pacetti I recently had the opportunity to judge a jambalaya cook-off at the Burton Coliseum for the B.A.A.K. Poker Run. I solicited the help of my good friend Garret Broussard. The event,

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Pizza, Curry, Hummus And More

Pizza, Curry, Hummus And More

Mario Pacetti July 20, 2017 Comments Off on Pizza, Curry, Hummus And More

By Mario Pacetti I’ve had so much good food lately that I’ve decided to highlight some of it. I’m still amazed by all the different types of food we have in this small piece

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Toga Grill

Toga Grill

Mario Pacetti June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Toga Grill

4439 Nelson Rd. • Lake Charles •337-477-4142 By Mario Pacetti Recently, my friend Sammi Chloun and his family reopened Toga Grill after the completion of their remodel and expansion. The only thing I ever

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Lillie’s At Golden Nugget

Lillie’s At Golden Nugget

Mario Pacetti May 25, 2017 Comments Off on Lillie’s At Golden Nugget

By Mario Pacetti A couple of weeks ago, Chelsea and I decided to have our date night at Lillie’s at the Golden Nugget. The only place at the Nugget we were fond of was

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The Bad Apple Saloon

The Bad Apple Saloon

Mario Pacetti May 18, 2017 Comments Off on The Bad Apple Saloon

3436 Ryan St., Lake Charles • 337-474-2294 By Mario Pacetti My buddy Jerrett Overmyer left the cooking profession for a while. He was working at Stine in Lake Charles when an opportunity for him

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Pousson’s Seafood

Pousson’s Seafood

Mario Pacetti April 20, 2017 Comments Off on Pousson’s Seafood

5920 Common St., Lake Charles • 337-477-1075 By Mario Pacetti Well, this past year was a complete bust for me with regards to eating crawfish. I was down with two different knee surgeries. That

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The Villa

The Villa

Mario Pacetti March 30, 2017 Comments Off on The Villa

324 Pujo St · Lake Charles • 436-6251 By Mario Pacetti I wanted to do a follow-up to my review for The Villa. Now, while I was beyond impressed with my food, it was

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The Bekery

The Bekery

Mario Pacetti March 2, 2017 Comments Off on The Bekery

206 W. 11th St. • Lake Charles • 309-3768 Chelsea suggested we check out a little spot called The Bekery that she’d heard about. The first thing I was impressed by was the outside

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Sloppy’s Downtown

Sloppy’s Downtown

Mario Pacetti February 16, 2017 Comments Off on Sloppy’s Downtown

329 Broad St., Lake Charles • 337-602-636 Story by Mario Pacetti Photo By Isabella Rose Estes Well, here I am again, talking about new places that are popping up downtown. I’m really pleased with

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville

Mario Pacetti February 2, 2017 Comments Off on Jacksonville

Well, I had to go all the way to Disney World for this column, but it was so worth it, even though we had to walk 46 miles over the four days we were

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