Month: July 2016

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Shrimp in LA: 4 Dishes You’ll Want to Hook Into

Boiled, fried, grilled or baked, there are lots of ways to enjoy one of our favorite seafood delights — shrimp. Because these crustaceans are easy to fish for, they’ve been a (tasty) mainstay on restaurant menus around the world for years Today, the nation’s top chefs are continuing to answer the call, creating all sorts of ways for you to dig into this beloved “fruit of the sea.”

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15 Sausage Dishes to Take You Around the World

A popular ingredient in dishes of all seasons and from all parts of the world, sausage is an incredibly versatile food. It complements a wide range of seasonings and ingredients, displaying unique flavors that pair well with many global cuisines. But with so many different types of sausage out there, how do you choose? Get to know the most popular types of sausage across regions so you can be the most knowledgeable one at the table, no matter what you’re eating.

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4 Reasons to Get Caught With Your Hand in the Pickle Jar

It’s hard to imagine life without pickles — those crunchy delights straight out of the jar, the tangy, sweet surprises tucked into a burger, or the sliced spears served fresh, ready for the tasting on the side of your plate. When we hear the word “pickle” we tend to think of the classic cucumber variety (which goes by “gherkin” if you’re passing through the UK or Ireland), but there are plenty of other pickled foods, like vegetables, fruits and even meats, that can make the transformation, too.

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4 Awesome Octopus Dishes in NYC

Looking to switch up your seafood routine? Octopus has become a popular mainstay in restaurants of all cuisine types, including Italian, Spanish and French. And we couldn’t be happier! When prepared well, the resulting flavor — both slightly sweet and reminiscent of the salty sea — can’t be beat. Check out a few of our favorite octopus dishes in NYC.