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A piece of freshly cooked fish without a squeeze of lemon is a serious crime against the laws of the kitchen. Well, at least in my book. The freshness and vibrant acidity simply lift the tender, white flesh to a more punchy realm and distill its flavor. Tomatoes, with milder, milder acidity, can do something …

Seafood is often a special occasion thanks to the fact that it is more expensive on the menus than its meaty brethren. Plus, it’s healthy and delicious and we should be eating more of it. In New York City, there are plenty of great seafood restaurants. But if you want to make sure you step …

Big Ray’s Fish Camp, a popular foodie destination in South Tampa, is now open on the Tampa Riverwalk, next to the Tampa Convention Center. The Sail, the outdoor bar undergoing renovations adjacent to Big Ray’s new location, has also resumed operations on the downtown waterfront. The original Big Ray’s Fish Camp opened in 2015 as …

Any restaurant that has survived for over 50 years has to do something right. While Spahr’s Downtown in Thibodaux has only been around since 2003, the original Spahr’s opened at Des Allemands in 1968, and several of its dishes are labeled as original, including Seafood Gumbo. On a recent trip, I was hoping to find …