You know you are in a seafood restaurant in the Coastal South when 1) the place smells like frying seafood so succulent, your tongue wants to slap your ear off; 2) the seafood was swimming free just a very short time ago; and 3) there’s probably rice in the salt shakers because of the humidity.
If you are a lover of good, fresh, delicious seafood, you need to head down to the coast of Georgia, Alabama or Florida—take your pick. They all have beautiful beaches, friendly people and seafood that has never seen the inside of a freezer. I saw a show on TV the other night in which some guy pushed away a plate of fish, saying he didn’t like fish, never had. And I thought, “Honey, you have just never had really good seafood, because if you had, you would never utter those words again.”
They like their seafood fresh in the Coastal South and they like it plain or fancied up—you just can’t ruin really good seafood. Fresh shrimp boiled and served with homemade cocktail sauce? Yep. Fish garnished with fancy spices, sautéed and served with delectable vegetables and fancy garnish? Yep. I like it all. But here are some of my favourites.
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