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  • Rouses' Chef David A. Absbire La Seafood Recipes

    March 20, 2012 8:43 AM

    Rouses' Chef David. A Abshire Creole Remoulade 1/4 cup Red Onions (Fine Diced) 1/4 cup Celery (Fine Diced) 1/4 cup Worcestershire (Lea & Perrins) 1/4 cup Frank's Wing Sauce 1/2 ea. Lime (Juice & Membrane Only) 4 cups Mayo 1/2 cup Creole Mustard 1/2 cup Dijon Mustard ... more »
  • Lent Means Less Meat, Better Seafood Sales

    February 24, 2012 9:50 PM

    From fast food chains, to family run restaurants, special Lent menus are popping up across Acadiana. And with the first Friday of Lent here, that means meat is off the table for many Catholics. But Lent can mean higher sales and better business for many restaurants. Around here, it's... more »
  • Seafood officials: naming-rights deal smells fishy

    January 30, 2012 10:54 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Some trade groups and industry officials say they disapprove of a proposal being considered by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board to buy the naming rights to the New Orleans Arena. They tell The Courier it would use about 17 percent of the $30 million... more »
  • Major Fire Rips Through Landry's Seafood & Steakhouse

    July 10, 2011 11:30 PM

    In Iberia Parish, a well known seafood and steakhouse went up in flames Sunday morning. It's still unknown what caused the fire at Landry's Seafood in Jeanerette. The fire started around one o'clock and several fire departments were on scene until 6:30 Sunday morning extinguishing the flames. "It's... more »
  • Major Fire Rips Through Landry's Seafood & Steakhouse

    July 10, 2011 4:14 PM

    Just after one o'clock Sunday morning, a major fire riped through Landry's Seafood and Steakhouse in Jeanerette. The restaurant suffered major damage in the kitchen area, and severe water and smoke damage throughout the rest of the building. Nobody was inside at the time of the fire. KATC'S Chris... more »
  • Seafood declared safe in Barataria

    April 27, 2011 5:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Recreational and commercial fishing has been reopened in the Barataria basin, the coastal area hit the hardest by the massive BP oil spill. Officials say tests show it is safe to fish in Barataria, an important seafood estuary. Parts of the basin were closed to commercial... more »
  • Delcambre Seafood Meeting

    March 30, 2011 5:57 AM

    A meeting is set for today in Iberia Parish for fishermen interested in selling their seafood to the public. It's part of the Delcambre direct seafood program. It allows people to buy fresh Louisiana seafood directly from local fisherman. The program, in its second year was designed in partnership with... more »
  • America's faith tested by LA seafood during lent

    March 11, 2011 12:18 AM

    Some Christians will give up their burgers for fish on Fridays. But can lent restore faith in Louisiana's seafood? "Les vent de careme means the winds of lent." Laura LaHaye says, "the old people used to tell us when the wind would blow like that, we knew lent was right... more »
  • State of Gulf Seafood After Spill: Road to Recovery

    March 1, 2011 11:39 PM

    To conclude the KATC special series on the state of gulf seafood after the BP oil spill, Maddie Garrett takes a look at the survival of an industry that so many in south Louisiana depend on. The message from those on the boats and in the restaurants is that... more »
  • State of Gulf Seafood After Spill: Inside the Oyster Industry

    March 1, 2011 12:06 AM

    KATC continues its series on the state of gulf seafood by taking an in depth look into one of Louisiana's biggest seafood products, the oyster industry. Workers for Motivatit Oysters endlessly dredge year round all along the coast of Louisiana. But during and after the BP oil spill, their livelihood... more »
  • Scientist Questions Safety of Gulf Seafood

    February 28, 2011 1:04 AM

    Fishermen and restaurants are still struggling to rebound from last year's gulf oil spill. But is the seafood they harvest and sell really safe too eat? KATC's Maddie Garrett set out to find the answers from two of the leading experts in Louisiana's seafood industry and environmental sciences. "What... more »
  • Restaurants Nationwide Boost Gulf Seafood

    December 1, 2010 7:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 275 restaurants across the country will be taking part in the first "America's Night out for Gulf Seafood" to promote the safety of Gulf seafood after the massive BP oil spill. All of the participating restaurants on Wednesday will be serving a special dish... more »
  • Governor Jindal Announces Agreement with BP for Seafood Safety, Coastal Restoration & Tourism Funding

    November 1, 2010 3:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - At Acme Oyster House in New Orleans, Governor Bobby Jindal joined Louisiana's coastal leaders and members of the state's seafood, restaurant and tourism industries to announce an agreement with BP today that will provide funding for seafood safety and testing efforts, coastal restoration work and tourism marketing... more »
  • Chefs plan night to support Gulf seafood

    October 27, 2010 9:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 150 chefs from around the nation are planning to show their support for Gulf of Mexico seafood by cooking and serving it in what's been dubbed "America's Night Out for Gulf Seafood." The Dec. 1 event will see prominent chefs serving seafood to diners,... more »
  • Stir the Pot: Seafood Cook-off

    October 21, 2010 9:58 AM

    Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission and Abbeville Chamber of Commerce is putting on a Stir the Pot: Seafood Cook-off and Fundraiser for Palmetto Island State Park. This will take place on October 30th at Palmetto Island State Park. The cook-off begins at 7 am, gates open and music begins at 10... more »
  • The Smell Test: Officials Say Gulf Seafood Is Safe & Your Nose Knows It

    August 31, 2010 7:44 PM

    Scientists and FDA officials are trying to put the message out that gulf seafood is safe to eat and if you don't believe it, try smelling the food. Experts in the field of seafood testing have assembled in New Orleans to show KATC that people can actually smell oil... more »
  • Feds Plan 'Dockside Chats' on Seafood

    August 26, 2010 8:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials are planning what they are calling "dockside chats" to promote information about the safety of Gulf seafood. Eight such events are being planned at sites in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida panhandle, according to a Wednesday news release. Senior officials from the Obama... more »
  • Governor calls for 5-year seafood monitoring

    August 19, 2010 9:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program also would provide marketing funds to promote the state's seafood to consumers. During a news... more »
  • Jindal Wants a $173 Million From BP to Monitor Seafood

    August 19, 2010 5:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program also would provide marketing funds to promote the state's seafood to consumers. During a news... more »
  • Nicholls State Comfirms Safety of Seafood

    August 18, 2010 7:06 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Officials with the Institute for Seafood Studies at Nicholls State University say consumers of Louisiana seafood can be confident in the findings of the safety assurances issued by government agencies. In a Tuesday statement, Dr. Marilyn Kilgen said the results of intensive investigations have consistently shown... more »
  • Nicholls State Comfirms Safety of Seafood

    August 18, 2010 5:20 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Officials with the Institute for Seafood Studies at Nicholls State University say consumers of Louisiana seafood can be confident in the findings of the safety assurances issued by government agencies. In a Tuesday statement, Dr. Marilyn Kilgen said the results of intensive investigations have consistently shown... more »
  • Gulf Seafood Safe to Eat?

    August 16, 2010 11:52 PM

    No doubt about it some will have their reservations about eating seafood from the Gulf in the wake of the crude disaster, but there are efforts underway at the state and federal levels to ensure oil does not make it to the marketplace. Waters open to commercial fishing are... more »
  • Gulf Seafood gets Intense Safety Testing

    August 16, 2010 5:38 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is being put under the microscope like no other kind on the market, with fish, shrimp and other catches ground up to hunt for minute traces of oil - far more reassuring than that sniff test that made all the headlines.... more »
  • US Commerce Secretary Coming to Louisiana

    August 16, 2010 5:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will be in Louisiana today, and seafood's on his agenda and menu. After a late-morning tour of a shrimp processing plant in Lafitte, about 30 miles from New Orleans, he will have lunch with Gulf fishermen at a seafood restaurant... more »
  • Fight and Stabbing in New Iberia over a bag of Shrimp

    August 13, 2010 6:55 PM

    A man is still in the hospital after a he was stabbed in a New Iberia parking lot on Thursday evening. Police later found a suspect- 49-year-old Adonis Charles at his own home. Deputies are now charging Charles with attempted second-degree murder. Eye-witnesses to the stabbing say Charles was in... more »
  • Shrimp season to start, but is it safe to eat?

    August 10, 2010 7:25 PM

    Captain Cherie Broussard unloads her boat full of chilled shrimp. She and her crew just came back from Southwest Pass. Her reputation and livlihood is on the line if any contaminated shrimp are found. "People are scared," Broussard said. "If they feed it to their family, their family will... more »
  • Louisiana Seafood Leaders Plan Meeting with Obama

    August 9, 2010 9:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hoping to bolster confidence nationwide in the safety of Louisiana seafood, some industry representatives have headed for Washington. Harlon Pearce, a seafood processor and the chairman of the state's seafood promotion board, led a delegation to the nation's capital on Sunday. Pearce says that on Monday,... more »
  • Seafood and Booze Taken From Breaux Bridge Restaurant

    August 4, 2010 5:56 PM

    Crazy Bout Crawfish Restaurant in Breaux Bridge was buglarized around 4 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4. Over 100 pounds of frozen crawfish, 30 pounds of alligator and 50 pounds of shrimp were stolen. Bottles of Crown Royal and beer were also missing. The thief or thieves are believed... more »
  • Gulf seafood declared safe; fishermen not so sure

    August 2, 2010 9:09 PM

    VENICE, La. (AP) - Seafood from some parts of the oil-fouled Gulf of Mexico has been declared safe to eat by the government, based in part on human smell tests. But even some Gulf fishermen are questioning whether the fish and shrimp are OK to feed to their own families.... more »
  • Seafood Industry Being Hurt by False Public Perceptions

    July 22, 2010 3:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Representatives of Louisiana's seafood industry say they are being hurt by false public perceptions about the safety of Louisiana seafood, as well as by a slow-moving federal inspection program that's keeping safe waters closed to fishing. The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board met Thursday and... more »
  • Jindal Wants Government To Step Up Testing Of Seafood Samples

    July 19, 2010 4:14 PM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants the federal government to step up testing of seafood samples from Louisiana waters so they can be quickly reopened to commercial fishing. The state opened the areas for sport fishing on Thursday. But on Monday, Jindal and Louisiana seafood industry leaders complained... more »
  • Atchafalaya Basin Gets 3 Million

    July 9, 2010 1:36 PM

    The largest swamp in the nation-the Atchafalaya Basin- is getting 3.6 million dollars for protection and enhancement. The Governor is offering the money to help the Basin by protecting the valuable waters in a time when oil is taking over the Gulf. "Now we not only pray for... more »
  • Celebrity Chefs Tout LA Seafood

    June 28, 2010 8:12 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - They are James Beard award winners, Food Network stars, Top Chef consultants, and cookers of some of some of the most prized dishes in the country. On Monday they had a single message - stop worrying about seafood from the Gulf of Mexico and start... more »
  • Chefs and Food Stars: Stop Worrying About Gulf Of Mexico Seafood

    June 28, 2010 3:40 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - They are James Beard award winners, Food Network stars, Top Chef consultants, and providers of some of some of the most prized dishes in the country, and they had a single message - stop worrying about Gulf of Mexico seafood, and buy it. The chefs... more »
  • Seafood Suppliers Turning To Asia To Ensure Americans Have Shrimp

    June 28, 2010 1:21 PM

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - As the Gulf Coast oil spill continues to gush, U.S. seafood suppliers are turning to Asia to ensure Americans have enough shrimp for their gumbos, Creoles and kebabs this summer, but some of those overseas cupboards are low themselves. Several countries in the world's top shrimp-producing... more »
  • Oyster Price Up, Customers Still Eating

    June 21, 2010 2:10 PM

    One of the many local restaurants struggling after the oil spill-- Shuck's in Abbeville-stays positive amidst the hardship. "We think we're going to be okay; I think you've to got to work harder and be smarter," says Co-owner David Bertrand. The most popular choice at Shuck's-oysters-and the second... more »
  • Festival Promotes Seafood Amid Oil Spill Woes

    June 13, 2010 4:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tomatoes weren't the only thing on the menu at the Creole Tomato Festival in New Orleans this weekend. There also was a not-so-subtle plug for the state's beleaguered seafood industry. As a zydeco band played, folks scarfed shrimp po boys, grilled redfish and crab stuffed tomatoes... more »
  • Inspectors Trained To Sniff Out Seafood Tainted By Oil

    June 7, 2010 5:50 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - William Mahan bends over a bowl of raw shrimp and inhales deeply, using his left hand to wave the scent up toward his nose. Deep breath. Exhale. Repeat. He clears his palate with a bowl of freshly cut watermelon before moving on to raw oysters. Deep... more »
  • Seafood Industry: LA Seafood Safe And Available

    May 13, 2010 7:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With oil still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, leaders of the state's seafood industry met Thursday to discuss ways to get out the message that Louisiana seafood is safe to eat and available, if not as abundant as before an April 20 offshore rig explosion.... more »
  • BP Promoting Louisiana Seafood

    May 13, 2010 12:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP has given $2 million to the Louisiana Seafood Promotion Board to help the seafood industry get out the message that Louisiana seafood is available and safe despite the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. And the board says it will be... more »
  • Oil Spill Impact on Seafood

    April 29, 2010 8:42 PM

    State leaders opened a Special Shrimp Season late Wednesday night along parts of the coast. The idea is to allow shrimpers to harvest the profitable white shrimp before the oil spill has an effect. Local shrimpers tell KATC right now, they're just trying to save their harvest, while it's... more »
  • Crawfish Theft Arrest

    April 1, 2010 7:28 PM

    A suspect is arrested and 151 pounds of seafood recovered. St. Landry Parish Deputies arrested 32 year old Joseph Chachere for allegedly stealing $3,000 worth of crawfish from Cajun Pride Processors. The store in Lewisburg has only been open for a few weeks and owner, Jay Guidry just recently hired... more »
  • Cold could mean slow crawfish farm harvest

    February 22, 2010 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Earlier this year, Crawfish farmers expected heavy rains to bring a bountiful harvest, but that was before periods of subfreezing temperatures pushed the mud bugs back into their holes. Now producers wonder if early projections of a strong crop will pan out. And some restaurant... more »
  • Seafood Sales Rise With The Start Of Lent

    February 17, 2010 6:48 PM

    Restaurants all over town are adding fish to their menus to accommodate the Lenten crowds. They have more people on staff and employees coming in at 5 a.m. to prep. With Lent comes the sacrifice of meat, but bring on anything from the water. Family owned places like Olde... more »
  • Don's Seafood and Steakhouse

    November 5, 2009 10:38 PM

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