Shrimp Tales

  • Fishing is the Heart of National Shrimp Day

    May 9, 2017

    Fishing: a thing that’s been happening as long as there’s been an ocean. The human love affair with fishing dates back at least 130,000 years, but for the sake of brevity, I’m going to fast forward a bit. Because May 10 is National Shrimp Day, it’s the perfect time for a retrospective on the history... Read More

  • 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