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Fire & Oak

Fire & Oak

Bill Coyne November 21, 2022 Comments Off on Fire & Oak

 5656 Nelson Road, Lake Charles Only a few short years ago, Southwest Louisiana was touted as one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. With LNG expansions and petro-chem start ups, people

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Stellar Beans

Stellar Beans

Bill Coyne October 28, 2022 Comments Off on Stellar Beans

 319 Broad Street, Lake Charles Every year, my health insurance provider requires me and my wife to visit the phlebotomist. In order to provide a good reading, he requires a fasting period of at

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Pat’s Of Henderson

Pat’s Of Henderson

Bill Coyne September 16, 2022 Comments Off on Pat’s Of Henderson

1500 Siebarth Drive, Lake Charles Many rejoiced across Southwest Louisiana as Pat’s of Henderson announced their reopening. Hurricane Laura gutted the building, leaving little more to salvage than countless memories and a brick exterior. 

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SushiBoxx

SushiBoxx

Bill Coyne August 4, 2022 Comments Off on SushiBoxx

4720 Nelson Road #130, Lake Charles In 1985, Skate City roller skating rink opened in Lake Charles. It hosted birthday parties and skate nights for family, friends and first dates. That came to an

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Chic Frys

Chic Frys

Bill Coyne July 18, 2022 Comments Off on Chic Frys

Located in the parking lot of Fazio’s NAPA Auto Parts on North Beglis Parkway in Sulphur Iowa, La. A few years ago, there was an abundance of road construction going on in the area. The

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Chef Amanda Cusey

Chef Amanda Cusey

Bill Coyne July 18, 2022 Comments Off on Chef Amanda Cusey

By Bill Coyne To start, I’d like to begin with a well-deserved congratulations to Amanda Cusey, executive chef at Villa Harlequin, for her most recent accolade as winner of the 15th annual Louisiana Seafood

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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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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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