Food & Drink

Nikhil Abuvala’s Indian-Spiced Shrimp and Grits

A twist on a Southern classic, from the chef bringing world flavors to Florida’s 30A


Kardea Brown’s Lowcountry Seafood Salad

The South Carolina chef shares a bright and tasty side or main dish


Savory Drunken Shellfish Simmered in Bourbon

Bourbon mussels are just one of many surprising flavor combinations in Justin Sutherland’s new Southern-inspired home-cooking book

Anatomy of a Classic

Nina Compton’s Shrimp in Rundown Sauce

Caribbean flavors mingle with a dash of New Orleans in this chef’s saucy shellfish


Simmer a Second Life Out of Crawfish

A Mississippi chef’s secrets to crawfish leftovers, plus a recipe for snapper with crawfish curry

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First Look: Sullivan’s Fish Camp

This spring, an old South Carolina beachside haunt finds new life

Fork in the Road

John T. Edge Finds Seafood Bliss in Wilmington, North Carolina

Seabird brings a sophisticated taste of North Carolina’s saltwater bounty—and bivalves for breakfast—to downtown guests

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A State-by-State Guide to the South’s 35 Best Oysters

Oyster experts from around the South weigh in on their favorite oysters, by state

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Southern Conundrum: Should You Boil or Steam Blue Crabs?

Which makes for better taste? Texture? We asked the experts to weigh in


A North Carolina Oyster Oracle

Ryan Bethea wants everyone in the state to be able to get their hands on fresh bivalves


Tools for a Backyard Seafood Feast

From crab-boil pots to corncob holders, here’s everything you need to set out a memorable spread

Anatomy of a Classic

How to Make Crawfish Étouffée

An Alabama chef with New Orleans roots shares his take on classic crawfish étouffée

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Smoked Kentucky Catfish Dip

Louisville chef Jonathan Searle brings the flavor of Old Florida to his Kentucky home


A Florida Foodie Road Trip

Take a drive down the Gulf Coast for an unforgettable, seafood-filled adventure

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Spicy Southern Clams

A swim in cumin-spiced sofrito and a steam in vermouth-scented broth give these clams a kick

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Broiled Oysters with Chile Butter

Chile flakes and a healthy pour of hot sauce bring the fire to these bivalves

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Grilled Sardines

A warm raisin-sherry vinaigrette tempers the strong-flavored fish

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Halibut with Pickled Vegetables

Briny giardiniera brightens simple roasted fish

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Stuffed Calamari

A traditional dish, just-like-grandma-made (if your grandma is a fantastic Italian cook)

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Scallops Over Penne with Vodka Sauce

Sweet seared shellfish contrast with a spirited tomato sauce