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Chart House: Chef Matthew Rogers 

Chart House: Chef Matthew Rogers 

Karla Wall November 2, 2018 Comments Off on Chart House: Chef Matthew Rogers 

Chef’s Spotlight By Karla Wall Cooking has always been a passion for Matthew Rogers, executive chef at the Chart House at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles.   “I’ve been drawn to cooking since I

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Medical Marijuana Coming To Lake Charles

Medical Marijuana Coming To Lake Charles

Karla Wall October 22, 2018 Comments Off on Medical Marijuana Coming To Lake Charles

‘Medicine And Compassion For Those Who Need It’  By Karla Wall A local pharmacy, Medicis, now under construction at 1727 Imperial Blvd., will soon begin dispensing medical marijuana to those with a recommendation from a

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Blue Dog Café: Chef Ryan Trahan

Blue Dog Café: Chef Ryan Trahan

Karla Wall October 19, 2018 Comments Off on Blue Dog Café: Chef Ryan Trahan

Chef Spotlight By Karla Wall When Ryan Trahan, new head chef at Blue Dog Café in Lake Charles, took over the position a couple of months ago, he had a clear philosophy and mission.

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Chasing The High

Chasing The High

Karla Wall October 5, 2018 Comments Off on Chasing The High

Death By Drugs: The Opioid Crisis In SWLA A Lagniappe Magazine Roundtable NOTE FROM DR. MICHAEL KURTH   This feature is the second of my three-part series on the opioid crisis. In the first

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A World Of Flavor

A World Of Flavor

Karla Wall August 16, 2018 Comments Off on A World Of Flavor

Chef Vilavong Prasith Of Asia At L’Auberge By Karla Wall L’Auberge’s Asia restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes from some of the most flavorful cuisines in existence — Japanese sushi, Vietnamese pho, Korean

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Brown Bag Café: Chef Chris Wise

Brown Bag Café: Chef Chris Wise

Karla Wall August 2, 2018 Comments Off on Brown Bag Café: Chef Chris Wise

Chef Chris Wise has spent over 25 years in the culinary industry; he held his first cooking job, in fact, when he was only 15. He went on to work at restaurants across the

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Bugging Out

Bugging Out

Karla Wall July 19, 2018 Comments Off on Bugging Out

Non-Native Species In SWLA Are Causing Environmental, Economic Problems By Karla Wall Invasive, or non-native, species are those that, as the name implies, aren’t part of a region’s normal ecosystem but are introduced from

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Chicken And Andouille Sauce Piquante

Chicken And Andouille Sauce Piquante

Karla Wall April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Chicken And Andouille Sauce Piquante

Chef Lyle Broussard • By Karla Wall Lyle Broussard, room chef at L’Auberge’s Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill, grew up around food and cooking, as almost all chefs do. His great-grandmother owned a local

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Marinara Bread Bowls

Marinara Bread Bowls

Karla Wall March 15, 2018 Comments Off on Marinara Bread Bowls

Bad Apple Saloon chef Jerrett Overmeyer has made a name for himself in area culinary circles with his outstanding bar food. A self-taught cook, Overmeyer began his career as cook and co-owner of Twisted

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Down-Home Louisiana Comfort Food

Down-Home Louisiana Comfort Food

Karla Wall March 1, 2018 Comments Off on Down-Home Louisiana Comfort Food

Chef Brock Granger’s Braised Chicken With Mustard And Olives By Karla Wall Chef Brock Granger, room chef at Ember Grille and Wine Bar in L’Auberge, is a SWLA native farm-boy through and through. Raised

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