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Dispatch from the Road: Gulf Coast Drive

Ride shotgun with writer Mike Grudowski on a quest for fresh shrimp and oyster shacks

June/July 2016

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Old-school advertising at Mineral Springs Seafood in Panacea, Florida.

photo: Mike Grudowski

The Ford truck graveyard near Crawfordville, Florida.

photo: Mike Grudowski

A surprisingly common road sign along the eastern Florida Panhandle.

photo: Mike Grudowski

The elegantly weathered exterior at Riverwood Suites in Apalachicola.

photo: Mike Grudowski

Warm welcome in Apalachicola.

photo: Mike Grudowski

Miles of uncrowded beach at Florida’s St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.

photo: Mike Grudowski

All you need to know about Grayton Beach.

photo: Mike Grudowski

Sand, sea, and sky at Grayton Beach.

photo: Mike Grudowski

Freshly shucked beauties at Wintzell’s Oyster House in Mobile.

photo: Mike Grudowski

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