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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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Return to Oak Island

Hurricane Club – Oak Island TX – Fried Shrimp “Let me call the boat and see if they can bring some crabs in,” replied our waiter after I asked her if the restaurant had blue crabs on the lunch menu. … Continue reading

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Sartin’s gets a shout-out from the Dirty South

Errr, I mean the “New South” as defined by the provocatively titled Garden & Gun Magazine. When I got a tip about an interesting new Southern lifestyle magazine called Garden & Gun, I immediately envisioned big…haired women in American-flag bikinis … Continue reading

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