Author: Lauren Bebeau

Lauren Bebeau is a freelance writer and food blogger based in Beaumont, Texas. For the past decade, Lauren has worked in the food industry. Lauren's interest in Southeast Texas cuisine began after graduating Lamar University when the opportunity of marketing a family owned frozen food product across Southeast Texas arose.  Since 2015, Lauren has gained notoriety around the Golden Triangle for covering local restaurants for The Beaumont Enterprise publications, Cat5 and VIP Magazines in addition to her personal blog, SETXfoodies. Lauren is dedicated to showcasing what our area has to offer residents and tourists. In her free time, Lauren enjoys dinner parties with friends, lounging around with her pet cat, and traveling.

Summer is more than just a time of year, it’s an opportunity to enjoy what nature has given us. In Southeast Texas, we have plenty of restaurants who are embracing the season by offering tasty recipes that are sure to keep you craving more. Whether it’s an outdoor patio with live music or an indoor eatery showcasing fresh flavors, every local eatery offers their own unique summer spin on their menu. Monica’s 6385 Calder, Suite H, Beaumont In West End Beaumont resides a gem of a local lunch spot named Monica’s Restaurant , which should be a requirement on every Texas

Best Fair Food When it comes to fair food, there is nothing too extreme for your taste buds. In fact, the bolder, the better. Who needs fast rides with all these thrilling flavors? With the arrival of the YMBL South Texas State Fair, all diet restrictions go out the window. This is the one time a year that locals come out in droves for unique items such as deep-fried Oreos and grilled pork kabobs. In 2018, the selection of vendors to choose from has never been better. Our list of must haves includes several veterans and a handful of newbies who earn a spot for unusually tasty and creative

Although we are only three months into the new year, 2018 has been busy for several new area restaurants.  In southeast Texas, there are a few things that bring us all together: the sights, the smells, and the taste of a brand-new business. There is no denying that we all love a new restaurant to frequent. When it comes to what’s hip and happening, these new locally-owned eateries are what currently have Golden Triangle residents buzzing. Salata 4215 Dowlen Rd. Suite B Beaumont, TX 77706 Sleek and colorful, this is one eatery that will change the way you look at salad

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In recent years, Americans, as a whole, have been spending more money going out to eat than ever before. At the same time, the restaurants everywhere have stepped up their game due in large part to social media leading culinary tourism to be on the rise. Online outlets such as Facebook and Instagram have played a monumental role in driving the interest and enthusiasm when it comes to the daily food experiences of diners everywhere. In fact, discovering innovative eats and photographing beautiful meals has never been more popular. The most interesting aspect of this foodie revolution is the

There has been no busier year than 2017. Sometimes it seems like 24-hours doesn’t leave enough time in the day for work, errands, and quality time with the ones you love. Interestingly, when it comes to feeding you family, most baked goods and dinner items you see these days often come from local grocery stores or neighborhood restaurants due in large part to time constraints and pure convenience. Although we are grateful to have these easy options, nothing quite compares to a slow-cooked, homemade meal. With the holidays fast approaching, there is no better time to bring the family

In the South, football season welcomes parties almost every day of the week starting in September and lasting until the Super Bowl in February. When it comes to outdoor gatherings during the day or night, folks along the Neches River tend to congregate around the smoked meats while everything else follows suit.  With the Friday Night Lights in full force, we need enough tasty sustenance to feed a hungry team while maintaining our energy and enthusiasm for the three-hour game ahead.  With our list, we’ve got a few local recommendations to take your tailgate to the next level.