This month, check out stories on the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, Birmingham and Alabama Restaurant Week, our #ExtremeMaryContest, and much more!

Enter to Win a Gulf Coast Vacation in the New Amsterdam Vodka Extreme Mary Contest

There are still a few days left to enter our Bloody Mary contest, then the Top 20 finalists will compete for a chance to win a free Gulf Coast vacation! Read More >>

Fresh for Less: Alabama Gulf Seafood Highlights Local Restaurant Weeks

Birmingham and Alabama Restaurant Week are almost upon us, which means lots of fresh Alabama Gulf Seafood dishes at bargain prices. Read More >>

Ocean’s Chef George Reis Prepares Grouper Dish at Great American Seafood Cook-Off

Alabama's Chef George Reis represented our state well at the New Orleans competition. Find out more about his delectable dish. Read More >>

Safety Regulations and Awareness Minimize Vibrio Threat in Gulf Oysters

There have been several news reports on the Vibrio viruses in recent years, and while these viruses are not new, there are ways to minimize the threat. Read More >>

Farmed Oysters

Oyster farming is taking off here in Alabama. Have you tried one of Alabama’s boutique Gulf oysters? Learn More >>

5 Point Public House Oyster Bar

Chef George Reis of Ocean in Birmingham just opened up a new seafood joint, and it’s been the most popular spot in town. Pay ‘em a visit (and tell ‘em we sent you!). Learn More >>

Chef Jim Smith’s Bloody Mary with Alabama Gulf Shrimp

In celebration of our #ExtremeMaryContest, our Recipe of the Month is one you can (mostly) drink. Give this one a try in your own kitchen (then enter it in our contest!). Cook It >>

Steve Crockett at Point Aux Pins Oysters

Steve and his team at Point Aux Pins Oysters in Grand Bay are using an off-bottom farming technique to produce some of the best oysters on the Gulf Coast. Read More >>

Sept. 21-22 | Alabama Seafood Summit (Mobile)

Save the date!

Sept. 28 | ARA Stars of the Industry Dinner

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham, AL

Oct. 3 | Alabama Festival of Flavor

Historic Downtown Foley, Foley, AL

Oct. 8-11 | 44th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Public Access Beach, Gulf Shores, AL

Oct. 26 | Alabama Seafood Summit (Birmingham)

Save the date!

unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences