Why Locals Love Local Seafood
What makes Louisiana seafood so important to New Orleans Anyone who has grown up in Louisiana can tell you that locals do not just love seafood, we love local seafood. Seafood has always been an important aspect of Louisiana’s heritage, and it is commonly found on the table in local households. The abundance of high […]
Easy Gulf Shrimp Recipes for Summer
Easy Shrimp Recipes for Shrimp Season One of our Louisiana seafood favorites in season during the summer months is deliciously fresh Gulf Shrimp! Luckily we’re at the beginning of shrimp season right now, so they’re both readily available and at the peak of freshness and flavor. Shrimp are easy to find at seafood markets, grocery stores, and by […]
An Iconic Recipe: New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp
Featuring Head-on Shrimp in a Savory Blend of Butter, Lemon, Garlic and Herbs New Orleans always does things a little differently. Even the “barbeque” in the city’s famed New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp bears only a slight resemblance to traditional barbecue found in any other part of the country. New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp is a local […]
Learn about Crawfish Health Benefits during Crawfish Season
The Other Pink Meat – Crawfish is Gluten Free, Keto-Friendly, Low Carb Enjoying a traditional crawfish boil can be an excellent way to eat healthy during crawfish season. Louisiana’s favorite crustacean is not only a staple of Southern cuisine, but also a low-fat source of protein. Among crawfish health benefits are the high amount of […]
Serving Authentic Wild Louisiana Seafood
Why we serve Certified Authentic Wild Louisiana Seafood Louisiana is known for our delicious seafood, but where does it all come from? One way to be sure of the quality of your seafood dish is to check to see if the product you are buying or menu you’ve selected it from has the Authentic Louisiana […]
Hard Shell and Soft Shell Crabs
Differences between hard shell crabs and soft shell crabs Looking from the outside, it can be hard to believe that soft shell crabs are the same species as hard shell crabs. Soft shell crabs are in fact blue crabs that have shed their hardened exterior shell. Hard and soft shell crabs are cooked in very […]
Cooking with Louisiana Blue Crab
Louisiana vs Maryland crab recipes It’s the peak of crab season, which means the crabs are plentiful and delicious! The difference between crabs found in Louisiana vs. crabs found in Maryland? Not a whole lot in terms of the species, although Easterners might argue that the crabs caught off the coast taste better than the […]
What is Oyster Season
If oysters are available year-round, then what makes oyster season special? The Oyster Season does not work in the way that most would expect of a seasonal delicacy. Oyster are available to be harvested and eaten during any month out of the year. However, it is commonly known that the best time to eat oysters […]
Are Blue Crabs Healthy?
Crabs are low in mercury, high in protein and essential minerals Now that we are in peak crab season in the Gulf South, you may be wondering… are Louisiana Blue Crabs healthy? In recent years, people are becoming more health conscious and choosing to eat lighter foods. While most people immediately think of fish as […]
Louisiana Crab Season kicks off
WE COULD EAT BLUE CRABS ALL DAY At Deanie’s Seafood restaurants, the four seasons have always been Shrimp, Crab, Oyster and Crawfish. Although crawfish season is over, summer has been great for shrimp and crab. In the past several weeks Deanie’s has been getting some beautiful fresh Louisiana blue crab, and we couldn’t be more […]
Get Hooked on Fresh Domestic Seafood!
Cook with Gulf Shrimp and Louisiana Seafood Enjoying seafood is definitely an important part of American culinary culture, from shrimp to crab to fish and everything in between. And rightly so. Not only is seafood plentiful and good for you, it’s absolutely delicious! At home seafood consumption is up, which means that more people are […]
Guide to Summer Seafood in Season
GULF SHRIMP, CRAB, AND MORE IN PEAK SEASON We don’t mind the heat and humidity of summer in New Orleans, because it’s one of our favorite seafood seasons of the year! Living near Gulf waters means that we’re able to indulge in the best-tasting shrimp, blue crabs, and fish available. Crab and shrimp season are […]
Summer brings Gulf Shrimp Season!
DEANIE’S BAYOU SEAFOOD SALAD PERFECT FOR SUMMER The warmer weather is upon us, which means that summer is rapidly approaching. We’re used to our summer heat, plus we’re excited because the start of shrimp season is almost here! We love ’em boiled, fried, barbecued or in soups and stews. Gulf shrimp are also absolutely fantastic […]
Louisiana Crawfish Aquaculture is largest by far in US
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, […]
Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Festival features free live music
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.
Crawfish Season Prices Drop
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 […]
Treat your Valentine to Louisiana Seafood and Wine
Wine with seafood makes for perfect pairing What’s our idea of the perfect Valentine’s Day? Enjoying a glass of wine or an ice cold beer with Louisiana Seafood! As if gulf oysters, crawfish, and crabmeat weren’t delicious enough, the right pairing can truly enhance your dining experience… and your dinner date. Whether you’re planning to […]
Gulf Oysters are healthful, plentiful year round
Are raw oysters safe to eat? Right now is the best time to enjoy Gulf oysters. Although we love them fried and charbroiled, we’re also partial to a tray of ice-cold raw oysters on the half shell. Of over 150 varieties of oysters harvested and sold in North America, 70% of oysters produced in the […]
Fun and Fresh Holiday Recipes
Good Food and Health keep you balanced this season Sometimes, getting ready for the holidays can feel like preparing to compete in the Olympics. There’s the constant running around, shopping for gifts, stressing about bills, worrying about hosting a big family gathering, and holiday decorating…not to mention remembering to feed your family (or yourself!) on […]
Your Guide to What’s in Season!
Enjoying Louisiana Seafood at its peak No matter what time of year, Louisiana Seafood is always in season! From the health benefits of seafood, to the easy accessibility of seafood recipes, to its versality in dishes, you can always find a reason to eat more seafood. Eating local means you’ll enjoy seafood at the peak […]
It’s Oyster Season Y’all!
Enjoy Best tasting gulf oysters now Who else has been counting down the days until peak oyster season? We love them raw, fried, or charbroiled, and there’s no better time to eat them than right now. But there are more reasons to consume these bivalves than just seasonal availbility. Not only are Gulf oysters absolutely […]
The Cultural Impact of Louisiana Seafood
Supporting Gulf Seafood Industry From Gulf shrimp, to blue crabs, to local favorites like catfish or flounder — enjoying Louisiana seafood is a beloved part of the culture here. Consumers can pick up most anything from a neighborhood grocery store, farmers market, seafood market, or even online. Many seafood lovers may be eating even more […]
NOLA chooses Deanie’s as one of Best Seafood Restaurants!
Committed to serving best seafood in New Orleans Hard work, dedication, and years of fine tuning recipes are rewarded with customer loyalty! This past April, the Chifici family celebrated their 35th anniversary as owners/operators of Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, with Deanie’s Seafood in the French Quarter now in its 16th year of operations. Over […]
Enjoy Louisiana Seafood for National Seafood Month
Gulf Seafood is best and freshest catch In Louisiana, we always have a reason for celebrating… so naturally we’re thrilled that October is National Seafood Month! Whether you love Gulf shrimp, oysters, Louisiana blue crabs, or fish like flounder, grouper, or catfish, this is the prime time to enjoy the best catch available. With so […]