Sharing the Love: A Q & A With Terri Bakes

Terri Kullerd Fontenot, a Moss Bluff native, wears many hats. Fontenot not only works on the Calcasieu Parish School Board, but she’s also a certified Wilton cake decorator and teaches classes at Michael’s, the Moss Bluff Senior Center, as well as private lessons. “Even Superman had a day job,” Fontenot laughed.

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VINTAGE, INDUSTRIAL, VENDORS. OH, MY!

Nestled under the metal dome of the West Cal Arena in the Louisiana heat, is an eclectic array of knick knacks, custom crafted jewelry, clothes, teacups turned into bird feeders and even custom wall art with hidden secret compartments.

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A Haili Delicious Q & A

A Haili Delicious Q & A

 

Originally from the Shandong Province of China, Haili Li has made a name for herself in the past six years she’s lived in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Not only is she a beloved member of the community, but she owns and runs Hi-Licious Street Kitchen, the only food truck in Lake Charles with authentic Asian food.

I sat down with Li at Starbucks the other day and asked her a few questions about her and her food truck.

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Seven Favorite Chicago Places

Seven Favorite Chicago Places
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It’s tourism season in Chicago. The city is bustling with people from many different parts of the world. There are people from Europe, Asia, South America and many other countries all here to visit the Second City and to see what it has to offer.
More tourists mean that they are all looking for some place to visit and dine while visiting our beautiful city. I decided to share seven of my favorite places to dine in Chicago.

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Brunch at DryHop Brewers

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Two weeks ago I went to brunch with my brunch buddy Kara, at DryHop Brewers off of Belmont Ave. We had a blast! We didn’t feel rushed at all and ended up spending 2 hours there, we each got a beer flight, eating and taste testing the beers.

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LOKal: Restaurant and Lounge

LOKal

 

This past Saturday, February 27th, my friend Kara and I decided to go to brunch at LOKal off of Ashland Ave.

The experience started off well, but ended with a bad taste in both of our mouths. (No pun intended). Needless to say, we won’t be back to LOKal anytime soon. Read on to learn more about our brunch experience at LOKal.

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