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Kumo Sushi

Kumo Sushi

Bill Coyne May 6, 2022 Comments Off on Kumo Sushi

1355 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy • Moss Bluff Just a few nights ago, I was having a conversation with a good friend who asked if I had tried out the relatively new sushi restaurant

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Deaton’s Cajun Kitchen

Deaton’s Cajun Kitchen

Bill Coyne March 24, 2022 Comments Off on Deaton’s Cajun Kitchen

1315 1st Ave • Kinder, LA During my criss-cross travels, I often find myself in and passing through the little town of Kinder, Louisiana. Just east of town on LA-383 sat a long time

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Chart House

Chart House

Bill Coyne March 4, 2022 Comments Off on Chart House

2550 Golden Nugget Blvd. • Lake Charles Ah, the annual brunch edition.  This is when we showcase the ambidextrous meal where there are flexible choices and no judgment.  Typically, I feature locally owned and

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Main St. Deli

Main St. Deli

Bill Coyne February 11, 2022 Comments Off on Main St. Deli

112 Arthur Ave • Lake Arthur Let me relate to you a case of circumstance becoming opportunity. It was a typical weeknight at our home for me and my wife. We were winding down

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The Max

The Max

Bill Coyne January 21, 2022 Comments Off on The Max

1400 National Drive • Westlake, LA Psst. Can you keep a secret? Yeah, it seems that these days, nobody can when it comes to a new restaurant opening its doors in Southwest Louisiana. Although

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Nina P’s Café

Nina P’s Café

Bill Coyne January 4, 2022 Comments Off on Nina P’s Café

1600 W. McNeese St. • Lake Charles My first encounter with this cute little café began several years ago. Any time I, or anyone for that matter, asked for recommendations to eat, Nina P’s

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The State Of The Restaurant Industry

The State Of The Restaurant Industry

Bill Coyne January 4, 2022 Comments Off on The State Of The Restaurant Industry

By Bill Coyne Even on a good day, for restaurants it’s an ever-changing dynamic to stay afloat, draw in diners, remain competitive and make a profit. In short, it’s brutal.  The first major blow

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The James 710

The James 710

Bill Coyne November 19, 2021 Comments Off on The James 710

710 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive • Lake Charles Whenever I venture out to eat with the intent of writing about my experience, I often do so without a heads-up or notice and I rarely

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The Taproom At Crust Pizza & Smokehouse ‘36 At Linda’s Lounge

The Taproom At Crust Pizza & Smokehouse ‘36 At Linda’s Lounge

Bill Coyne October 28, 2021 Comments Off on The Taproom At Crust Pizza & Smokehouse ‘36 At Linda’s Lounge

3479 Nelson Road • Lake Charles, LA I had the pleasure of dining at Crust Pizza when it first opened to the public. I like to give any new restaurant and crew time to

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Pho World

Pho World

Bill Coyne October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Pho World

4415 Nelson Road, Lake Charles Once in a while, I’ll find myself flying solo to hit up a quick spot to eat. Sometimes these little lunches or dessert treats are featured in my Extra

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