Deanies Fried Seafood Platter
Deanies Fried Seafood Platter

{This is a three part series. Read “How New Orleans Marches On, Part I” here.}

It’s been several years since Hurricane Katrina and an oil spill wrecked havoc in the gulf. Most recently, there was flooding from the Mississippi river, spilling fresh water into many saltwater oyster beds. The oysters in the gulf–American or Eastern varieties–are one of the few places in the world demanding a precarious mix of fresh and saltwater. Other oyster varieties in the world, including regions in the United States, only live in salt waters. With numerous disastrous hitting the the gulf states, one might think the seafood industry is in decline. It isn’t, and it’s determined to return to their worldwide number one status.  Read more