Tag: food

Southern Snapshot: Mary Ann’s Cafe Sign

Cotten’s Downtown had just so many interesting things! We also found the original Mary Ann’s Cafe sign hanging on the wall inside. I remember eating at Mary Ann’s Cafe in the mid-80’s when I was working in the downtown area. I loved their burgers and fries! Do you remember Mary Ann’s Cafe? Have any special Read More

Fearless Finds: Sweets & Treats

Looking to try a new dessert? Well have you ever had a tea cake? We hadn’t, so when a patient of mine suggested we try out Sweets & Treats of Lake Charles, we had to oblige! Located at 411 Ryan Street, Sweets & Treats has a variety of homemade desserts from chocolate covered anything to Read More

Fearless Finds: Cotten’s Downtown

If you read our post about The Rocket Drive Inn in Jennings, Louisiana, then you know that WE LOVE CHEESEBURGERS!! So, when my husband suggested we check out the newest location of Cotten’s for the blog, we hurried on over. Cotten’s Famous Hamburgers is known for its location on Oak Park Boulevard, but since November Read More

Fearless Finds: The Sloppy Taco

Is it Taco Tuesday yet?! Well it’s only Monday, but we have tacos to share with you today! The new rage right now in Lake Charles is the Sloppy Taco food truck, and I was lucky enough to be working in Iowa, Louisiana, when they made a stop there last month! The Sloppy Taco food Read More

Fearless Finds: Java Joltz UPDATE!

Try out a different flavor of coffee? Yes, please! And as usual Java Joltz did not disappoint! We first visited Java Joltz about a year ago (click here to read that post!), and we were very excited to get back and see what’s new and talk about their recent venture into using the Waitr app. Well Read More

Fearless Finds: Pint House Pizzaria

  I get so excited when there are new restaurants in town, and if it’s a favorite of mine like pizza I just have to go! Pint House Pizzaria at 329 Broad Street in Lake Charles opened in July of 2014 and has such amazing pizza combinations, desserts, beers, and more!   Although we opted Read More

Fearless Finds: The Louisiana Market

  After 25 years of business in the same location, The Louisiana Market at 2710 Hodges Street in Lake Charles, Louisiana, has become more than a familiar sight among the Cottage Shops; it’s a tradition. The current owner, Lisa Foreman, began working at The Louisiana Market three years ago with plans to buy it, and Read More

Fearless Finds: Java Joltz

Lately we have been searching for anything Mardi Gras, so when we discovered a local business served a King Cake Latte we had to go try it! Java Joltz is a coffee shop and bookstore in Jennings, Louisiana, (just down the street from the Rocket Drive Inn) that serves soups, sandwiches, and lots of coffee. Read More

King Cake Bread Pudding

  It’s Mardi Gras season here in Louisiana! And, as with any holiday, food and sweets are the second most important part, just behind family. When trying to think of a recipe to share, we wanted to do something a little different than the traditional king cake. Almost immediately mom suggested mixing king cake with Read More

Fearless Finds: Rocket Drive Inn

I love cheeseburgers! Not the fast food prepackaged ones. The real meat, homemade ones I found at my new favorite place, the Rocket Drive Inn. This great find is as old as me. No wonder we connected the first time I sat on the coolest red picnic tables, covered with the scratchings of years gone Read More