Louisiana Seafood News
Louisiana Seafood News

November 2016

The Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit

Save the date for the Gulf South's premier commercial fishing and seafood industry event, coming up on March 1st.

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3-Course Interview: Rowan Jacobsen On Oysters of America

From Gambit on BestOfNewOrleans.com

By Helen Freund

Rowan Jacobsen (www.rowanjacobsen.com) knows oysters. Ten years ago, he published A Geography of Oysters, and his new book, The Essential Oyster, provides a close look at more than 100 of North America's most celebrated oysters, including their history, regional significance and the people and culture that surround them. Jacobsen signs his book at Octavia Books Nov. 16 and at Peche Seafood Grill (with an oyster tasting) Nov. 17. Jacobsen spoke with Gambit about oysters.

Oyster Fest

From Louisiana Life on MyNewOrleans.com

By Stanley Dry

It is often said that when you have first-rate ingredients, the very simplest preparations are best. Nowhere is that axiom more applicable than with oysters, which are splendid eaten raw with only a squeeze of lemon. There are also many ways to cook oysters, but probably none as popular as frying.