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The Seafood & Gourmet Specialists

This weekend is Father’s Day, and while dads are off the hook when it comes to chores, seafood should be on the line when it comes to catering the festivities.

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The holiday week kicked off with heavy storms battering U.S. coast lines. If you happened to catch a glimpse of the news stations’ radar on Monday, or you are a Weather Channel fanatic, the country looked a lot like a pinball bumper during multi-ball play, with storms coming from all sides.

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When Alaskan Natives and Russian settlers were first harvesting the rich copper deposits situated in the upper river that bears the mineral’s namesake, I guarantee neither imagined that the most precious and profitable resource that would come from this abounding part of the world would not be a mineral.

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In the last blog I wrote about spring and cooking out and better weather. Then it snowed the following Monday...

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The days are seeming a little longer and the skies are much brighter. Winter coats are slowly making their way to the back of closets...

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The Ides are here and soon the waters of the Chicago River will turn green with festivities and the streets will be paved with little verdant apparitions of overindulgence.

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A few weeks ago, the National Fisheries Institute held its annual conference where members of the seafood community gathered to share and learn about trends affecting the industry. Here are some interesting takeaways from the conference.

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We are one week away from the day designated to expressions of love

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Restaurant week, Valentines Day, Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras, it all seems to be descending upon us all at once...

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If you feel as though you are stuck in a holding pattern with seafood, you are not too far off. We are in the throes of winter right now...

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The big chill of 2018 is testing furnaces and car batteries throughout the country. We are expecting a Nor’easter on the East Coast and arctic winds in the Midwest. It’s just plain cold...

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Holidays are here, and while I am sure this isn’t breaking news, I am willing to bet that there’s a tiny collective amazement and wonder of “How did we get here so fast?”. This time of year can be hectic and getting the right products to your business can prove much more difficult in the middle of December, just when you need them the most.

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December is upon us and it looks like no one told the weather in Florida. Today it was 84 and sunny skies.

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Traditionally the idealistic Thanksgiving meal has at its centerpiece a perfectly glazed giant turkey. Realistically though, it is much more likely that the original feast consisted of more seafood than buxom bird...

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Migrations are part of the natural order of things. In nature, many species migrate to survive.

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There’s an electric chill that starts in October that gets fish moving, telling them it’s time to bolster stores for what’s to come.

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Bluefin Tuna is a species that evokes strong reactions from just about everyone. Mention it in social settings and you are apt to elicit passionate arguments...

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