Category: Crawfish in other places

Got the Mardi Gras blues in Dallas?

Got the Mardi Gras blues in Dallas?Help is on the way. The Rustic, a restaurant in Dallas is serving up Louisiana boiled crawfish all day. If they’re serving boiled crawfish in Dallas that means a good season for Louisiana crawfish…

Crawfish Festival dates announced … in Oregon!

Breaux Bridge is the Crawfish Capital of the World as decreed by Louisiana Governor Earl K. Long in 1959. The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival began in 1959 and the party honoring the red swamp crawfish (Procambarus clarkii)hasn’t stopped yet. But…

They call it gris-gris

Oregon’s Tualatin Crawfish Festival is occurring this weekend. It is the oldest crawfish festival in the United States. How can that be when everyone knows that Louisiana Governor Earl K. Long in 1959 proclaimed Breaux Bridge to be the Crawfish…

What president would you like to eat boiled crawfish with?

Crawfish Report wants to know: What president would you like to invite to your crawfish boil? I’d invite Jimmy Carter because he was a farmer and he knows exactly how difficult it is to be a crop to the table.…

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Crawfish Report coffee cups make excellent gifts.

Crawfish Report coffee cups make excellent gifts.

You put a CRAWFISH on what? Get the Crawfish Report’s “Vetruvian Crawfish” logo on your t-shirt, your coffee cup and your baby!

Quick Scotland, cook some rice!

Roy, the Crawfish Soldier of Capital City Crawfish in Baton Rouge, La.

Roy, the Crawfish Soldier of Capital City Crawfish in Baton Rouge, La.

Dear Scotland,

Can we talk crawfish to crawfish? You’re making a terrible mistake. In the 1960s we used to say, “Make love, not war.” Well, Crawfish Report says, “When life gives you crawfish, make etouffee.”

National Public Radio reports that Scottish trout fishing waters are becoming infested with the North American Signal crawfish and crowding trout out of their natural habitat. And now all law-abiding Scots are required to murder any signal crawfish they find.

Surely there must be a better way.

“No,” Scotland says. “We don’t want to feed Scots crawfish because they taste so good. We’ll become addicted.”

Scotty: “I dinnna know what I cann do, Captain. There’s too many of them.”

Captain Kirk: “Scotty, you’re fired. Uhuru, chop some onions. Sulu, cook some rice!”

The Scots love their trout but Crawfish Report likes crawfish more. HEAR THE NPR STORY

The crawfish is a hardy breed. Crawfish Report has said it before and will say it again: Crawfish is conquering the world one epicurean at a time.”

See also: He’s no Crocodile Dundee – He’s Crayfish Bob!; Be careful what you ask for … Louisiana crawfish will whip Maryland crawfish anyday

 

I wish they all could be California girls – uh, make that Louisiana crawfish

The Louisiana red swamp crawfish were wisely brought to the northern California rice fields by the Yuba rice growers in the 1930s and 40s. They’re harvested, processed and shipped in the Cali area except those lucky enough to be eaten…

Crawfish in Birmingham? Well, at least LSU is ahead of Alabama in crawfish consumption

The Restaurant News said we folks from the Bayou State talk funny…imagine that. “There was no Cajun food at all, and I just can’t live without my crawfish!” Jeff Thompson said, laughing through his thick Louisiana drawl. “It was either…

Crawfish! Swedish Style!

August is crawfish time in Sweden! There’s a wonderful Nordic tradition, natively known as Kräftskiva, which is the annual eating of the crawfish (crayfish). It often involves drinking a lot of aquavit and/or Schnapps. Sounds a lot like a Louisiana…

It’s Crawfish Festival Time! In Oregon?

It’s true…Oregon has a crawfish festival and it pre-dates the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival by a few years. The crawfish served in Oregon is the American Signal Crawfish, the same crawfish that is taking over the Thames River over in…