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Breaking The Chains

Breaking The Chains

Karla Wall September 5, 2019 Comments Off on Breaking The Chains

Understanding (And Fighting) The Growing Problem Of Human Trafficking By Karla Wall With the recent arrests resulting from a single case of human trafficking discovered at a local hotel, the issue has come into

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Flying On An Engine

Flying On An Engine

Karla Wall August 15, 2019 Comments Off on Flying On An Engine

Three Successful Local Female Business Owners Happen To Be Bikers As Well Story By Karla Wall • Photos By Jason Carroll / Epic Image The stress of owning your own business is enormous —

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Free Spirit

Free Spirit

Karla Wall June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Free Spirit

Chef Ronda Doucet of Cotton Culinary Catering Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall By Karla WallTalking for just a few moments to chef Ronda Doucet, it becomes clear she’s a free spirit. Though she’s

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Juan Alvarado of Tio Juan’s

Juan Alvarado of Tio Juan’s

Karla Wall April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Juan Alvarado of Tio Juan’s

2211-B Ryan St. • 337-602-6772 Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall For Juan Alvarado, learning to cook was an added bonus. He just wanted to work.   Born into a family of 14 children in

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Meek’s Chef Elvin King

Meek’s Chef Elvin King

Karla Wall March 21, 2019 Comments Off on Meek’s Chef Elvin King

409 W. Prien Lake Rd. • 337-274-6710 Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall   Elvin King, chef at Meek’s Lounge and Bistro in Lake Charles, says his philosophy when it comes to food is quite

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Developing The Person, Not Just The Player

Developing The Person, Not Just The Player

Karla Wall March 12, 2019 Comments Off on Developing The Person, Not Just The Player

2018 CHARLES VICKNAIR AWARD WINNER TERENCE CAHEE, II By Karla Wall Lots of readers may not know that Lake Charles College Prep even has a football team. The program was started only four years

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Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Karla Wall February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Chef Don Gillett Of Freestyle

Freestyle Munchies Food Truck Gives A Gourmet Twist To Burgers, Sandwiches And More Chef Spotlight • By Karla Wall After serving as chef in, and actually owning, some of the area’s top high-end restaurants,

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Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

Karla Wall February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Shepherd’s Pie Recipes

I’ve been fortunate enough to make a few trips to New York City in February for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Madison Square Garden. Those trips have created so many great memories,

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Cypress Grill At Gray Plantation

Cypress Grill At Gray Plantation

Karla Wall January 24, 2019 Comments Off on Cypress Grill At Gray Plantation

Chef Jeff Senegal Is Taking Over The Reins At Cypress Grill With A New Emphasis On Cajun Seafood Dishes Chef Spotlight • By Karla Wall Chef Jeff Senegal, the new head chef at Cypress

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Sharing Her Culture Through Food

Sharing Her Culture Through Food

Karla Wall January 11, 2019 Comments Off on Sharing Her Culture Through Food

Local Food Truck Sensation Hailift Li Has Won Hearts (And Stomachs) With Her Friendly Smile And Authentic Asian Food Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall Unless you’ve been under a rock, as the saying

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