‘Hovering’ shrimp boat spotted near Oak Island

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (WECT) - Oak Island beach goers had the chance to see a “hovering” shrimp boat on the water. The unusual sighting provided a perfect example of a superior mirage. “Superior mirages are not unheard of, but they are rare. They require very specific weather, so...
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Tijuana Flats opens in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — A new Tex-Mex restaurant opened on Monday in Panama City. Tijuana Flats is now located at 226 West 23rd Street. The chain restaurant is known for its unique Tex-Mex cuisine. The first Tijuana Flats was opened in Winter Park, Florida back in 1995. Since then, it has expanded to four […]
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Restaurant known for its Louisiana shrimp and Cajun ribeye heading to Columbia

Columbia’s city council has given the green light to a popular new Cajun restaurant that’s co-owned by former New Orleans star quarterback Drew Brees. The city council has approved a plan for Walk-On’s Bistreaux and Bar to build in the Broadway Bluffs, near Highway 63. It will be located in the former Houlihan’s restaurant location, and will include a patio. Walk-On’s is known for its Louisiana shrimp and catfish, along with Cajun ribeye. It’s also known for its other seafood and burgers so large that you need two hands to eat them.

Joey Chestnut dominates Cleveland Cavaliers pierogi-eating competition after losing shrimp cocktail event

Joey Chestnut is known for dominating the competition every Fourth of July with his incredible ability to scarf down as many hot dogs as possible in a given amount of time. Chestnut proved to be mortal over the weekend as he lost his first shrimp cocktail-eating competition in eight years. He finished in fourth place in the St. Elmo shrimp cocktail eating contest in Indianapolis on Saturday. He was only able to put away 10 pounds and 9.6 ounces of shrimp cocktail. The winner, Geoffrey Esper, took home the championship belt when he ate 16 pounds and 6 ounces of the crustaceans. It was a...

Bossier Night Market returns Dec. 10

Bossier City’s Holiday Night Market will return on December 10 from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. and will feature over 200 vendors, more than 12 food trucks, and 100,000 Christmas lights in an open-air, outdoor environment. The Bossier Night Market will be held at Pierre Bossier Mall with free admission and parking.

30 Seafood Appetizers That Go Way Beyond Shrimp Cocktail

Trying to up your dinner party hosting game? Serving up one (or a few) of these favorite seafood appetizers is easily the most effortless (yet still super-fancy!) way to do it. No, we're not just talking shrimp cocktail either (although our recipe is pretty killer). Our beyond-simple recipes for cornbread-stuffed mussels, crab rangoon, and bacon-wrapped scallops will blow any humdrum pigs in a blanket out of the water and prove that these apps are the best in the sea (all puns very much intended).
Citrus County Chronicle

New destination for dinner & drinks in Levy County - Black Prong Bar & Grill

BRONSON — The Black Prong Bar & Grill opened on Dec. 1. In an area with limited options for an elegant dining experience, Black Prong is excited to bring this new destination to Levy County residents and resort guests. Located inside the south end of the main pavilion at Black Prong Equestrian Village, at 450 SE CR 337, Bronson FL 32628, the Bar & Grill is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Monday.