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Louisiana Crawfish Aquaculture is largest by far in US

Posted by Karen Hales on May 11 2018

Rice paddys and crawfish farms go together like rice and étouffée

Agriculture is the practice of breeding, rearing, and harvesting fish, shellfish, plants, algae and other organisms in all types of water environments. On the East Coast, paddy fields and mangrove fields are converted into shrimp farms, while the West Coast, which protects mangrove fields, is more likely to convert idle plantations or paddy fields into shrimp producing fields.

The rice industry traveled south from the Carolinas to Louisiana with Acadian settlers. In Louisiana, rice paddys (an irrigated crop) are often converted to crawfish farms. (Photo by New York Times)

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Topics: Gulf Seafood, crawfish season, seafood, boiled crawfish, Wild Louisiana crawfish, louisiana crawfish, best crawfish in new orleans

Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Festival features free live music

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 10 2018

Best of local talent take the stage 

Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month during the peak of New Orleans music festival season, Deanie's Seafood will host its 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free crawfish festival celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, the perfect tune-up for those going to Jazz Fest.  

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Topics: crawfish season, New Orleans music festival, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival, best crawfish in new orleans

Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Festival Returns April 22

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 28 2018

Crawfish Eating Contests for Kids and Adults; Cowboy Mouth Headlines 

METAIRIE, LA. —(March 28, 2017)—Just in time for crawfish season, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant presents the 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest on on Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown. Pinch A Palooza 2018 will feature live performances by The Topcats, Bucktown All-Stars, Vince Vance & The Valiants, Cowboy Mouth, and more—plus the 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest.

The free outdoor seafood festival takes place from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood’s original restaurant and seafood market in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie. Admission is free.

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish season, New Orleans festival season, best crawfish in new orleans

Deanie’s Announces Pinch A Palooza 2018 Lineup

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 21 2018

Crawfish Eating Contests for Kids & Adults, Cowboy Mouth Headlines 

Deanie's presents a full day of free live music, activities and fun during its annual crawfish extravaganza, Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest 2018 from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie's in Bucktown. The lineup features rock covers by local favorites The Top Cats; rock, soul & funk with Bucktown All-Stars; classic rock by Roux the Day, New Orleans originals from Louisiana Hall of Fame Inductee Vince Vance & The Valiants; Cowboy Mouth and more! Pinch A Palooza 2018 will be emceed by New Orleans artist, comedian and host Johnny Rock and feature a performance by the all-male dance krewe the 610 Stompers, who appear on the Pinch A Palooza stage for the 7th consecutive year.

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Topics: crawfish season, New Orleans music festival, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival, best crawfish in new orleans

Crawfish Season Prices Drop

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 16 2018

Time is now for best crawfish in New Orleans 

The long awaited and highly anticipated crawfish season is here! Many mudbug lovers in Louisiana counted down the days until they could find crawfish, but an unpredictable period of cold weather delayed the start of the crawfish season, which affected both restaurants, seafood markets, and consumers who couldn’t wait to get their crawfish fix.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, best place to eat boiled crawfish, crawfish boil, deanies seafood bucktown, best crawfish in new orleans, crawfish prices

It’s Crawfish Season at Deanie’s in Bucktown!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Feb 22 2018

Enjoy best crawfish in New Orleans 

Spring is a time when we can start to enjoy the weather, get outside with friends, family, and neighbors, and celebrate life! One of our favorite ways to do that is with a crawfish boil, and thankfully the highly anticipated crawfish season in New Orleans has officially begun. Besides being absolutely delicious, there are so many reasons to eat crawfish. 

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Topics: crawfish season, best place to eat boiled crawfish, boiled crawfish, how to peel crawfish, louisiana crawfish, best crawfish in new orleans

Pinch A Palooza is top New Orleans music festival

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 18 2017

Free Crawfish Festival features live music all day  

Deanie's Seafood will host its eighth-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free crawfish festival celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, on Sunday April 23 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown! Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month during the peak of New Orleans music festival season, Pinch A Palooza will feature more than 5,000 lbs. of boiled crawfish, a crawfish-eating contest for adults as well as one for children ages 6-12, crafts and games for the kids, and live music all day long.  

New Orleans all-male charitable dance troupe The 610 Stompers will also be warming up the crowd with their spectacular dance moves. With seven bands beginning at 11am, and popular local funk band Flow Tribe closing out the night, this crawfish festival features music and entertainment for all ages!  

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish season, Louisiana crawfish festival, Deanie's in Bucktown, New Orleans festival season, New Orleans music festival, New Orleans festivals, Louisiana fairs & festivals, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival

Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month

Posted by Karen Hales on Apr 10 2017

Springtime is the heart of crawfish season, and the perfect time to celebrate Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month! Join our annual crawfish festival—Pinch A Palooza—on April 23, and in the meantime learn more about the history of crawfish, our most endearing state symbol.

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Topics: crawfish season, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, history of Louisiana crawfish, crawfish festival

Announcing Pinch A Palooza Festival 2017 Lineup

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 16 2017

Flow Tribe headlines, Amanda Shaw, Rockin’ Dopsie, Vince Vance & The Valiants, The Sheik with Resurrection on deck

METAIRIE, LA. —(March 16, 2017)—Just in time for Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant presents its 8th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest on Sun., April 23 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown. Pinch A Palooza 2017 will feature performances by seven bands—including Flow Tribe, Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys, Vince Vance & The Valiants and Rockin’ Dopsie & The Zydeco Twisters—and the 8th-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest. This year’s event also will introduce the Pinch A Palooza Kids Crawfish Eating Contest for crawfish lovers age 6 to 12 to compete for the title of Pinch A Palooza 2017 Junior Crawfish Eating Champion.

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish season, New Orleans festival season

What to do with all that Leftover Crawfish from your Crawfish Boil

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Mar 15 2017

EASY CRAWFISH RECIPES FOR CRAWFISH BOIL LEFTOVERS

After hosting a traditional Louisiana Crawfish Boil with all the fixingscorn, potatoes, garlic, andouille sausage, maybe a little celery and mushrooms sometimes you’ll end up with crawfish boil leftovers.  Don’t let them go to waste! Crawfish are not only a low-fat source of protein, but they’re full of essential vitamins and minerals, too. So what do you do with all the leftover crawfish from your crawfish boil?

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Topics: crawfish, cooking, crawfish season, Wild Louisiana crawfish, crawfish recipes, new orleans crawfish recipes, leftover crawfish

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