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MANDEZ’S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL Sports, food and daiquiri’s in a relaxed atmosphere By Angie Dumas, www.DaStylishFoodie.com Behind the name: Mandez combines the first three letters of Ryan Manfre’s last name and the the last three letters of Jeff Hernandez’s last name. Little known fact: Mandez’s has drive-thru daiquiris
Flat Iron Steak seasoned and grilled, paired with Chimichurri Sauce grilled veggies and fried onion strings.
Concept: Seafood bar and grill Menu favorites: Seafood egg rolls, Ragin’ Cajun burger and the paninis For the health conscience: Ahi tuna salad, Ice Burger that is a carb-free burger, served on Iceberg lettuce. Any menu item can be grilled instead of fried. Manly menu: Seafood platter or Farmhouse Burgers which includes a burger patty, pulled pork, crumbled bacon, pepper jack cheese, creole aioli topped with a fried egg. Off Menu items: Mandez’s is also working on offering Daily Specials and Burgers of the Month. Also, be on the look out for their boiled seafood next year.
We tried the Rajun Cajun Burger, “Give Em Hell UL” Dressed with crumbled bacon, grilled jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, Mandez sauce, fried onion strings and roma tomatoes on a jalapeno cheese bun.
Pops and Rockets Pops and Rockets makes handmade gourmet pops and ice cream named after the 80s songs and bands we love. Not only is this super-hot brand cooling people off at its West Pujo Street location in Lake Charles, but now they are available at several locations in Lafayette. Perfect for the now-upon-us hurricane season is “Pop You Like a Hurricane” named for the popular song by The Scorpions. Also try other fun flavors like Karma Chamelon, Sweet Child O Lime and No Cream Compares 2 U.
Pulled Pork Nachos corn chips topped with pulled pork, slaw, spicy cheese sauce and pecan garlic BBQ Sauce.
A NEW WAY TO PARTY IN BROUSSARD Poor Boy’s Riverside Inn is now offering a piece of their home to you for football season! The Riverside Cooking Cottage is a recently renovated house on the property now available to host your parties while you watch your favorite teams in action. Avoid cleaning and cooking for a party, because The Riverside Cooking Cottage has you covered! 3 3 7 M A GA ZIN E.C OM
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