Fridays during Lent may seem hard to some, but in Beaumont, Texas, the meatless options are endless and delicious. Not only are we a seafood haven, our rich cultural influences provide flavors and variety that will satisfy from the tamest taste buds to the most adventurous eater.   Bayou Cafe 1255 N Major Drive (409) 861-1133 With a location on Major Drive in Beaumont and a new spot in Port Arthur, the Bayou Café has gained a reputation over the past few years for freshness and shrimp. Jumbo shrimp. Whether you get shrimp in a pasta dish, in the gumbo, grilled or fried in a

Whether you want to dress up for a big night or chill on the sofa with takeout, Valentine’s Day is a great time to show your sweetie you care. You don’t have to spend a lot of money or do some big grand gesture. Sometimes the best gift is just planning something simple and sweet. The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to help. From romantic nights away to a fun craft workshop with the kids, we rounded up a few ways you can celebrate Valentine’s Day in Beaumont, Texas. Adults Only MCM Eleganté 2355 I-10 South Beaumont, Tx 77705 February 13-15 The MCM

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) hosted the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. The weeklong event showcased local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrated what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Thirty participating restaurants offered special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40 throughout the week. A portion of the proceeds from special restaurant week menu item sales helped to raise over $3,000 in scholarships for the Lamar University Hospitality Management

IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE RESTAURANT WEEK IN BEAUMONT! The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) invite everyone to eat out during the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. The weeklong event will showcase local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrate what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Participating restaurants will offer special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40. #EATBMT Restaurant Week featured menus and a schedule of special foodie events is available by

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

Because of its location in Southeast Texas near the Louisiana border, Beaumont is a city with an interesting mixture of Texas culture and Cajun heritage. That’s one of the reasons that visitors, whether here for work or pleasure, leave Beaumont feeling a little more cultured and entertained. Beaumont is a destination unlike anywhere else, and if the company or organization you belong to happens to plan an event or meeting in Beaumont, you have to try and hit some of the best hot spots in the city during free time. Here are the top things you can do with a group—big or

Although we appreciate our mother's every day, on Mother's Day we get to celebrate them a little extra! Lucky for those of us who live in Beaumont, there are plenty of opportunities to make Mother's Day special. Whether brunch or terrific shopping opportunities, you do not have to go far to spend a fantastic day with your mom. 1. Brunch MCM Elegante For Mother’s Day, the hotel takes it over the top to celebrate the “dedication that mothers provide to families everywhere.” This Mother’s Day brunch/lunch starts with peel & eat shrimp and a cup of

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

Who doesn't love a good brunch? Tasty breakfast foods, hearty sandwiches and washing it all down with a mimosa or bloody mary is the best. Lucky for those of us in Beaumont, we got it all. Whether it be a long-time brunch spot, some favorites that have just started serving brunch or brand new establishments, we couldn't be happier to welcome them with open arms. With delectable food and lively atmospheres, these Beaumont eateries do brunch the right way.   Katharine and Company 1495 Calder Ave.  Beaumont, Texas 77701  2nd Sunday of Each

The Sabine Area Restaurant Association has named Charles Duit and Debbie Bando-Duit as its 2018 honorees for 35th Taste of the Triangle, Feb. 13 at the Beaumont Civic Center. The annual fundraiser showcases the diverse cuisines of Southeast Texas and benefits local charities as well as support students in the hospitality and food service industry. In what has become a Fat Tuesday tradition in Beaumont, over 40 area restaurants will be serving up everything from Italian, Cajun and Thai, to country classics and soul food, in a festive Mardi Gras atmosphere. Beverage companies will offer wine and