Northshore Chef Robert Vasquez crowned 2020 King of Louisiana Seafood

November 5, 2020 The Advocate

Chef Robert Vasquez, of PePe’s Sonoran Cuisine in Covington, was crowned the 2020 King of Louisiana Seafood on Nov. 2 at the Capitol Park Museum to wrap up the 13th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off.

Louisiana Checking Virus Outbreaks at Crawfish Farms

May 21, 2020 Associated Press

Louisiana resumed the release Monday of detailed information on coronavirus infections in nursing homes, and officials announced investigations of outbreaks among workers at three crawfish farms in the state’s Acadiana region.

Survey Shows Crawfish Income Down, Season Shortened

Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income of about $ 500 an acre and a season that could end about 40 days sooner than usual in some cases.

A Holiday Crawfish Tradition Lives On in New Orleans

April 13, 2020 Reuters

One of the foods synonymous with the city of New Orleans is crawfish, which just happens to be a Holy Week staple as well.

Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales

Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business.