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  • Best Seafood Recipes for Thanksgiving
    A typical Thanksgiving meal consists of a few classic, hearty dishes like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, and roasted vegetables. For most, seafood is n...
  • How and When to Buy Fresh Oysters in New Orleans
    October 6, 2022 at 10:00 PM
    Oyster season in New Orleans is a special time. From the day after Labor Day clear through to the end of April, the city is brimming with oyster dishe...
  • How are sustainable seafood companies different?
    September 4, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    A recent study has shown that the continuous exploitation of sea creatures and their natural habitat may lead to the complete depletion of saltwater f...
  • Comparing farm versus wild shrimp
    July 27, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    “farm vs wild shrimp” — this is one of those age-old dichotomies still causing a stir among seafood lovers. Which is better health-wise? Which is easi...
  • Tommy’s beginner's guide: How to buy fresh oysters
    June 28, 2022 at 7:00 AM
    Purchasing seafood is unlike buying any other type of food. Ultimately, seafood is a way of life. Choosing the best product requires a seasoned, veter...
  • What restaurants should know about Louisiana wholesale crabs
    May 31, 2022 at 7:00 AM
    If you are a restaurant considering purchasing wholesale crabs in Louisiana, it is difficult to know what to look for and how to get started. Fortunat...
  • 5 best American seafood dishes to serve at your restaurant
    April 26, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    There's no doubt that seafood is a popular choice among American diners. These foods are versatile, filling, and are a great source of protein. P...
  • What Wholesale Seafood is New Orleans Known For?
    March 30, 2022 at 4:00 AM
    Most chefs want to provide their customers with the very best seafood money can buy. However, wild-caught seafood can get expensive quickly, especiall...
  • Traditional Louisiana dishes for wild caught shrimp
    February 28, 2022 at 5:00 AM
    If you’ve been craving some savory shrimp dishes, there’s nothing better than trying a few Louisiana recipes. People know Louisiana for making some in...
  • Differences between farm-raised and wild-caught shrimp
    January 27, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    Whether in a cocktail, tossed in salads, or served in skewers, shrimp is a classic part of the American cuisine. If you prepare your own food, you’ve ...
  • What is Sustainable Seafood?
    January 1, 2022 at 5:00 AM
    Many people want to find ways to help the environment, especially as signs of climate change become more severe. Some American seafood restaurant owne...
  • Delicious Recipes to Try When You Buy Wild American Shrimp
    December 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM
    Is there anything more luxurious than a decadent seafood dinner? When we think of fresh seafood, oysters on the half shell and caviar hors d’oeuvres m...
  • Why Sustainable Bayou Seafood Companies are Better Suppliers
    November 11, 2021 at 10:30 PM
    When you serve seafood in your restaurant, you face tough choices between invasive and overfished species. While people may look for salmon, tuna, and...
  • Why to choose wild American shrimp over farm-raised shrimp
    September 28, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    When deciding between wild American shrimp and farm-raised alternatives, the benefits are clear. While farm-raised shrimp are typically cheaper, the p...
  • 5 Questions About Wholesale Seafood in Louisiana
    September 8, 2021 at 4:00 AM
    Louisiana’s unique climate and biodiversity give it some of the richest fishing in the country. For local restaurants and seafood-based businesses tha...
  • Louisiana seafood distributors: benefits of Tommy’s Seafood, Inc.
    August 16, 2021 at 4:00 AM
    When you want to offer your customers the best seafood, you need to work with the best Louisiana seafood distributors. From high-quality products to e...
  • 5 benefits of buying from sustainable fisheries
    June 30, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    Louisiana is a region of our country that’s rich in seafood. Sustainable fisheries play a major part in ensuring that the seafood continues to be avai...
  • 3 Must-Know Tips Before You Buy Sustainable Seafood
    May 31, 2021 at 11:00 PM
    The sweet and luxuriant blue crab velouté has always earned compliments. But, at some point in the last few years, a question started following: was i...
  • How to find the best fishmonger in New Orleans
    April 29, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    It’s no mystery that New Orleans is home to some of the best seafood in the world. Flavorful and fresh, seafood lovers can get exquisite fish, crab, c...
  • 3 tips to help choose where to buy oysters in the shell
    March 30, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    If you’ve never tried oysters but don’t know where to start, we understand. Eating and preparing oysters is its own thing. And figuring out where to b...
  • 3 tips to help choose where to buy oysters in the shell
    March 30, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    If you’ve never tried oysters but don’t know where to start, we understand. Eating and preparing oysters is its own thing. And figuring out where to b...
  • 4 reasons why the responsible pescatarian wants sustainable fish to eat
    February 27, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    When it comes to catering, we want the best of the best to be supplying and preparing our food. More than just the quality of the food, the environmen...
  • The Best New Orleans Blue Crab Recipes to Try Today
    January 29, 2021 at 5:00 AM
    While there are several things to love about the city of New Orleans, undoubtedly one of the best is the fantastic cuisine you can find here. Situated...
  • 3 Essentials for Creating the Best Crawfish Dish
    December 29, 2020 at 10:30 PM
    There’s nothing more New Orleans than a great crawfish dish. When they’re in season, you can find classic recipes and innovative new culinary creation...
  • A Seafood Supplier’s Guide on Fresh Versus Frozen
    December 2, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Many restaurants and distributors believe that fresh is always the preferential choice over frozen when it comes to fish and other seafood. That’s why...
  • The secrets to finding fresh crawfish in New Orleans
    New Orleans is home to some of the most renowned seafood restaurants in the country. If you have a seafood restaurant here in the Big Easy, and you wa...
  • 3 Myths About Eating Sustainably from a New Orleans Fishmonger
    One of the most impactful steps we can take in our personal lives to support the earth’s oceans is to eat more sustainably. The problem is, when it co...
  • The best Christmas recipes using sustainable seafood brands
    November 2, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    From breakfast casseroles to turkey dinners, food is a big part of Christmas celebrations. While the food is delicious, it can sometimes feel like you...
  • 5 Thanksgiving recipes using sustainable seafood brands
    October 6, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    Thanksgiving is just over the horizon, so if you’re in charge of bringing in a dish to your next holiday party, you’ll want to start thinking about yo...
  • Sustainable Seafood Suppliers: The Secret to Fresh New Orleans Seafood
    September 9, 2020 at 6:00 AM
    You’ve likely seen more than a few restaurants boast that they have the best seafood in town, whether that town is New Orleans or in a land-locked dis...
  • How to find the best seafood supplier in New Orleans
    July 1, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    Buying seafood wholesale for your restaurant or distribution company isn’t as easy as buying meat or vegetables. Because the supply chain can be compl...
  • Top 5 Reasons To Buy Sustainable Seafood
    June 1, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    If you work for a restaurant or a distributor, you undoubtedly want to provide the most high-quality seafood products possible to your patrons. There’...
  • Wild-Caught Shrimp or Farm-Raised — What’s the Difference?
    May 5, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    At Tommy’s Seafood, we’re passionate about great-tasting seafood. This is why we’ve invested so much time, research and effort into developing the pro...
  • 4 Myths About The New Orleans Fish Market
    April 1, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    The seafood industry has famously been a breeding ground for misconceptions, myths, and rumors. Similar to any generalization, these misconceptions ar...
  • 5 tips for buying the freshest oysters in the shell
    March 4, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Did you ever wonder what would have happened if Pistol had eaten a bad oyster before he challenged Falstaff in Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor?  ...
  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Add More Fish to Your Healthy Diet - From Tommy’s Seafood Inc, New Orleans’ Favorite Seafood Suppliers
    January 6, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Fish and other seafood have always been diet staples, especially along the coasts. For millennia, cultures have connected while eating Poseidon’s most...
  • Oysters New Orleans Style Without Risk: Seafood Safety Practices for Consumers
    December 3, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    If you’re fond of seafood, it helps to know that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations require all seafood processors to follow the ...
  • Sustainable Fishing Serves As the Best Solution To Ensure a Bright Industry Future
    November 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    The Gulf of Mexico’s warm and relatively placid waters extend over a massive area of continental shelf. Natural conditions, combined with nutrients fl...
  • Ensuring High-Quality Seafood: Tommy's Seafood Inc.
    October 2, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    One of the primary challenges faced by the seafood industry is ensuring top-notch quality, from the catch to the delivery. However, Tommy's Seafo...
  • Industry Trends for the Seafood Market with Tommy's Seafood
    September 3, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    It's 2019, and the seafood industry continues to undergo changes that help shape the industry as a whole. One of the biggest and fastest evolving...
  • When Traveling, Should You Go to a Chain or Local Restaurant?
    August 5, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    When groups of friends, family, business colleagues or others travel together, the discussion inevitably happens: Where should we go to get a bite to ...
  • Sustainable Seafood and What It Means for Restaurants and Their Customers
    July 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    “Sustainable” represents the latest buzzword in the environmental and even the social science realms. While many talk about creating sustainable movem...
  • Seasonal catches to buy from your New Orleans fishmonger
    June 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Few experiences beat buying freshly caught fish from your New Orleans fishmonger. Once they’ve made their way to your kitchen, you can create a delect...
  • Frequently Asked Questions with Tommy's Seafood Inc
    April 26, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    When it comes to seafood, you deserve quality at an exceptional price. This is what you'll get and so much more at Tommy's Seafood. The seafood indust...
  • Deep Dive Into The Products Of Tommy's Seafood, Inc.
    April 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Are you look for a sustainable fish farmer who can provide you with incredibly fresh seafood? If so, Tommy’s Seafood is just the place for you. We’re ...
  • Introduction to Tommy's Seafood 
    March 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    People all over the world love seafood, but especially those here in New Orleans. Seafood is a staple of Cajun cuisine, which is why it is particularl...