Shrimp Tales

  • 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

  • Seabugs

    November 14, 2016

    The parents next to me were telling their son he was about to get a real treat: his first-ever shrimp! Heads and shell-on, of course. As soon as the plate arrived, the kid took a look at his meal and yelled, “MOM WHY DO I HAVE TO EAT BUGS?” Fair point well made, little man.... Read More

  • A rude awakening

    November 3, 2016

    Have you ever had a rude awakening? One of those brutal mental explosions that shatters a lovely, comfortable fantasy? Have you ever stared at the seafood on your plate or in packages at the store and been overwhelmed by thoughts of, where did it come from? And which is supposed to be better – wild or farmed, fresh or frozen, big... Read More