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Roy’s Catfish Hut

Bill Coyne August 26, 2021 Comments Off on Roy’s Catfish Hut

 14688 US-165 • Kinder, LA It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been able to stop at Roy’s Catfish Hut long enough to actually sit down and enjoy a full meal. On occasion,

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Shwarmas & Bad Apple Saloon

Bill Coyne August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Shwarmas & Bad Apple Saloon

Shwarmas   2401 Ryan St., Lake Charles My son, Dayton, and I enjoy Middle Eastern cuisine more than anybody else in the family. When the opportunities arise, we take advantage of the situation and

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Maria’s Cocina Mexicana

Bill Coyne July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Maria’s Cocina Mexicana

106 S. Cities Service Hwy • Sulphur, LA Over the last few months, my wife and I, like most of us, have been making multiple trips to home-improvement, paint, flooring, and decor stores. Finishing

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Flying With The Golden Knights

Bill Coyne July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Flying With The Golden Knights

Behind The Scenes With The US Army’s Golden Knights Parachute Team Story And Photos By Bill Coyne It was a five-year-old kid living just a few miles from Castle Air Force Base in Merced,

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Bill Coyne June 25, 2021 Comments Off on Mazen’s

217 W. College St., Lake Charles, LA Why is it that Mazen’s has a reputation as a special-occasion-only restaurant?  More often than not, I find myself in a conversation about this particular restaurant and

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Area 337

Bill Coyne May 7, 2021 Comments Off on Area 337

2500 Kirkman St. • Lake Charles Cultural diversity brings new elements and opportunities for food, influence, restaurants, experiences and neighbors. Area 337 didn’t knock on the door of southwest Louisiana. They kicked it down

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Verona Italian Restaurant

Bill Coyne March 25, 2021 Comments Off on Verona Italian Restaurant

203 East Nezpique • Jennings, LA There’s been quite a bit of buzz surrounding a new restaurant in Jennings. More often than not, when a new eatery opens their doors, I’ll see a lot

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Ju’Elles Café

Bill Coyne March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Ju’Elles Café

Food From The Soul 1411 Houston River Road, Westlake Have you ever seen or heard about something and really wanted to do it, and you kept reminding yourself that you needed to do it,

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Cast And Cleaver

Bill Coyne February 11, 2021 Comments Off on Cast And Cleaver

303 S. Cities Service Hwy. • Sulphur, LA My original plan was to visit Cast and Clever just before Thanksgiving. I realize it’s not the most opportune time to visit a restaurant, as most

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Cecil’s Cajun Kitchen

Bill Coyne January 21, 2021 Comments Off on Cecil’s Cajun Kitchen

120 W. 1st. St., DeRidder, LA Recently, I haven’t been getting up to DeRidder very often. A few years ago, my wife and I sometimes traveled there for a Friday night football game, or

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