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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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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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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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Fried Shrimp with a Side of Texas History

Fried Seafood Platter at the Monument Inn Restaurant The substance seeps from every crack and crevice of the ground that surrounds the confluence of the San Jacinto River and Buffalo Bayou. The air around here — humid, often filled with … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Monument Inn

Photos from an October 2010 visit to the Monument Inn Restaurant in La Porte, Texas. A write-up about the visit is here: Fried Shrimp with a Side of Texas History. Click on individual photos to see a larger version. [flickr-gallery … Continue reading

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