Shrimp Tales

  • Mother’s Day Brunch with a Punch!

    May 3, 2017

    Wild American Shrimp will delight mothers this Mother’s Day Mother’s Day weekend is one of the busiest for restaurants that feature a brunch menu. Reservations can be difficult to come by, and the restaurants are packed. This year, treat mothers to something a little different and make a brunch fit for the queen that she... Read More

  • The Young Processing Heir: An Interview

    April 6, 2017

    In a previous post, I pulled back the curtain on the Wizards of Shrimp—the processors, those shadowy figures whose alchemy keeps fresh seafood fresh and available to the most landlocked of locales. I got on the horn with a friend of mine who’s a wiz in the biz and elbow-deep in shrimp, its history and... Read More

  • The Premium Proteins: Shrimp, Steak, & Salmon

    March 24, 2017

    A few years ago when I was really broke, I took a freelance job writing a Paleo diet book. Note that I am not a dietitian. The bar for these assignments is pretty low. For the uninitiated, a Paleo diet is all about eating protein and veggies. The bright side to that dark, dark time... Read More

  • An American Shrimp Valentine’s Day Recipe

    February 13, 2017

    Tired of the long lines, hours of waiting, or the hassle of making reservations? Skip the struggle and stay home for Valentine’s Day! The perfect way to celebrate V-Day this year is to prepare a romantic meal involving Wild American Shrimp. Because of the high amounts of iodine, shrimp proves to be an aphrodisiac of... Read More

  • The Unsung Heroes

    January 23, 2017

    You’re in the car. Catchy-yet-unintelligible song comes on. You don’t know the words. It doesn’t matter! You belt out, something something! Heart beat…something…automotive!…Mmmm… I! Decline! IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT! Seafood is kind of like that, too. Ocean…something something… boat, person…la la… FISH IS ON MY PLATE!  There are a... Read More

  • Chef Advocate Q&A: Tenney Flynn of GW Fins

    December 13, 2016

    Chef Tenney Flynn, AKA the Fishmonger Czar of the Gulf Region is seriously fun, and scarily talented. He’s the co-owner of GW Fins and has won too many accolades to list. Most recently, TripAdvisor awarded GW Fins a spot on the Top 25 Best of US Restaurants list and they claim first place out of... Read More