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Enjoy the Health Benefits of Oysters

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 12 2019

Gulf Oysters account for 70% of domestic oyster harvest

There are plenty of nutritious sides to this seafood item available year-round including essential minerals and vitamins. USDA Dietary Guidelines encourage Americans to eat more seafood to support health and nutrition. Add oysters to your regular diet, and you’ll benefit from their nutritional value. 

Luckily, we are located in the heart of oyster country. Of over 150 varieties of the high-protein mollusks harvested and sold in North America, 70% of oysters caught in the United States are from the Gulf Coast.

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Seafood Health Benefits

What is Oyster Season

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 18 2018

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 is during the colder months as opposed to during the summer.

What makes the months of September through April Oyster Season?

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Louisiana Seafood Industry, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Gulf Oysters are healthful, plentiful year round

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jan 30 2018

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 United States are from the Gulf Coast. Gulf oysters are in season year-round, but they are largest between October and April.The health benefits of oysters are plentiful, they’re readily available, and best of all, they’re delicious. But are raw oysters safe to eat?  

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Seafood Health Benefits, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Top 6 Favorite Fan Pics for Oyster Season

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Nov 14 2017

Deanie's best customer Louisiana Oysters Photos  

At Deanie’s Seafood, we’re proud to serve the freshest and best seafood in New Orleans, and posting photos of Louisiana seafood is something that we enjoy. On Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, it’s been fun to to see viewers’ reactions and interactions with our posts and pictures over the last several years. Some of our favorite fan photos have even gone viral, reaching tens of thousands of people! Gulf oysters are in season year-round, but they are largest between October and April.

You can order Louisiana oysters shipped to you directly from Deanie's Seafood Market at our online market, Shopdeanies.com.

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Topics: Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, Holidays, Gulf Oysters

Your Guide to What's in Season!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Oct 27 2017

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 of freshness. So why is it better to eat what’s in season?

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Topics: Domestic Fish, Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Gulf Shrimp, Louisiana Seafood in Season

It's Oyster Season Y'all!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Oct 20 2017

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 delicious, but the health benefits of oysters are plentiful! And did you know: You can from our online seafood market, Shopdeanies.com.

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Topics: Deanie's Seafood Market, Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Online Seafood Market, Louisiana Seafood in Season

National Oyster Day: Louisiana Oysters rule the day

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Aug 05 2017

Gulf Oysters are healthy and tasty 

We’re excited to celebrate National Oyster Day today! Not only are Gulf oysters absolutely delicious, but the health benefits of oysters are plentiful. Gulf oysters are in season year-round but they are largest between October and April.

Of over 150 varieties of oysters harvested and sold in North America, 70% of oysters produced in the United States are from the Gulf Coast. If you’re lucky enough to live near Louisiana waters, you can get oysters at the peak of freshness pretty much any time you desire. Here are the reasons why oysters are one of our favorite kinds of Louisiana Seafood out there!

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Seafood Health Benefits

Enjoy the Health Benefits of Oysters during National Seafood Month

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Oct 06 2016

Gulf Oysters account for 70% of domestic oyster harvest

There’s never been a better time for Louisiana seafood lovers!  Not only did National Seafood Month kick off Oct. 1, but it’s prime season for enjoying the best-tasting oysters available. Not only are Gulf oysters absolutely delicious, but the health benefits of oysters are plentiful.  

USDA Dietary Guidelines encourage Americans to eat more seafood to support health and nutrition. Add oysters to your regular diet, and you’ll benefit from their nutritional value.  

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Seafood Health Benefits

Louisiana Seafood: What's in Season?

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Feb 15 2016

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants and Seafood Market are supporters of the local fishing communities and the Gulf economy and have been serving fresh Louisiana seafood for more than 50 years.  Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants serve certified “Authentic Louisiana Wild” seafood daily at both of their locations in Bucktown and the French Quarter.  Find out what seafood is in season in the spring months.

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Topics: Louisiana Crawfish, Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Gulf Shrimp, Louisiana Seafood in Season

New Gulf Oyster Hatchery Opens in Louisiana

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jul 24 2015

By Ed Lallo, Gulf Seafood Institute

As John Supan, the director of Louisiana’s Sea Grant Oyster Research Laboratory and oyster specialist for the LSU Agricultural Center, prepares for the first season of production at the state’s new $3 million oyster hatchery, he is focusing on water quality issues that have plagued the old Grand Isle site the past four years.

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Topics: Domestic Fish, Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Louisiana Seafood Industry

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