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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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Mr. Gatti’s Pizza/Meek’s Bistro And Lounge

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza/Meek’s Bistro And Lounge

Bill Coyne September 20, 2021 Comments Off on Mr. Gatti’s Pizza/Meek’s Bistro And Lounge

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza  3522 Ryan St., Lake Charles As this edition hits the newsstands, it will be exactly one year since we Southwest Louisianans made our final preparations, evacuated and prayed for the best before

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Roy’s Catfish Hut

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

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

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

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 TEA 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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Mazen’s

Mazen’s

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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Red Cardinal Desserts & Café

Red Cardinal Desserts & Café

admin June 3, 2021 Comments Off on Red Cardinal Desserts & Café

109 S. Adams St •  Welsh LA I’ve said it a million times: I love Welsh. It’s one of the last remaining towns that has managed to hold onto its historic appeal. While most

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Area 337

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

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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