Category Archives: Seafood

Writing related to seafood dishes/restaurants/ingredients.

Granger’s in Sabine Pass

Menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass ca. 1940s or 50s Reader Bill Gay sent me these great scans of the menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass after reading my column about barbecue crabs in the Houston Chronicle. I’d say these … Continue reading

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New York Trip Report – June 2014

Freedom Tower from Soho A quick visit to NYC for the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party found T. and me sneaking into some old restaurant favorites as well as a few new places. We were staying in the Flatiron District … Continue reading

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Crab-tastrophe!

Traditional fried crabs at Benno’s “There’s just nothing coming up out of the water,” explained Tracy Deltz, owner of Benno’s in Galveston, when I asked why he’s had trouble keeping crabs on the menu this summer. It’s a refrain I’ve … Continue reading

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My Seafood Shacks Piece in Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly – May 2013 I have a piece in this month’s (May 2013) print issue of Texas Monthly magazine entitled “Southeast Texas Seafood Shacks.” Currently, you can only see it if you have a print copy of the magazine, … Continue reading

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Ocean-to-Table Seafood with Gulf Wild

Red Snapper. Photo: Gulf Wild Can you taste the difference between red snapper and tilapia? For the average diner, probably not. And given the traditionally exotic preparations of some seafood dishes in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana – snapper pontchartrain, … Continue reading

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