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El Dorado Mexican Grill

El Dorado Mexican Grill

Bill Coyne July 2, 2020 Comments Off on El Dorado Mexican Grill

3395 Derek Drive, Lake Charles Oh, it’s such a relief to be able to begin phasing into some sense of normality. Everybody talks about “the new normal,” but I don’t believe anybody has a

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Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Bill Coyne June 18, 2020 Comments Off on Behind Closed Doors

This is really all just a bad dream or some science fiction screenplay, right? I mean, who would’ve believed a few months ago we’d find ourselves swept up by a virus which was capable

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Cousin’s Lebanese Cuisine

Cousin’s Lebanese Cuisine

Bill Coyne April 2, 2020 Comments Off on Cousin’s Lebanese Cuisine

2612 Kirkman St., Lake Charles As if there’s not enough going on in the world, it’s also my daughter’s senior year, and with that, it’s keeping her and my wife a bit on the

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Chastain’s Food & Spirits

Chastain’s Food & Spirits

Bill Coyne March 19, 2020 Comments Off on Chastain’s Food & Spirits

3922 Ryan St. •  Lake Charles, LA Chastain’s is a long-time favorite of Lake Charles. It has been around for well over 20 years, and that kind of longevity speaks volumes. It’s been through

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MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub

MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub

Bill Coyne March 5, 2020 Comments Off on MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub

417 Ann St., Lake Charles Table Salt • Review By Bill Coyne More and more Lake Area restaurants are joining the Sunday brunch game, and that’s beneficial on many levels. Not only does it

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Fezzo’s

Fezzo’s

Bill Coyne February 20, 2020 Comments Off on Fezzo’s

Seafood, Steakhouse And Oyster Bar at 720 I-10 S Frontage Road in Scott, La. Every once in a while, it’s nice to stretch our legs and get away from our own backyard. On this

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Leonard’s Food Quarters

Leonard’s Food Quarters

Bill Coyne February 6, 2020 Comments Off on Leonard’s Food Quarters

1708 Gerstner Memorial Blvd. • Lake Charles, LA Table Salt • By Bill Coyne There’s a busy stretch of roadway in Lake Charles that is riddled with options to grab a bite. It’s that section

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Paul’s Rib Shack

Paul’s Rib Shack

Bill Coyne January 27, 2020 Comments Off on Paul’s Rib Shack

4800 Nelson Road • Lake Charles, LA Review By Bill Coyne It’s only fair to preface this by warning that if you’re a vegan or vegetarian, or for whatever reason find yourself on a

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Umami Japanese Restaurant

Umami Japanese Restaurant

Bill Coyne January 9, 2020 Comments Off on Umami Japanese Restaurant

915 East Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles • 337-478-1600 Table Salt • Bill Coyne What is Umami? By definition, Umami is the fifth flavor; after sweet, salty, bitter and sour comes savory and deep.

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121 Artisan Bistro

121 Artisan Bistro

Bill Coyne December 19, 2019 Comments Off on 121 Artisan Bistro

121 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr. •  Lake Charles, LA Table Salt • By Bill Coyne It seems as if Southwest Louisiana gains a new restaurant every week. People flock to the latest opening to

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