Scallops, Oysters and Mussels – OH MY!

  We all know there’s a distinct difference in flavor and appearance between these entree favorites. While scallops, oysters and mussels all belong to the mollusk family, they couldn’t be more different in terms of preparation or taste. One thing they do have in common is how popular they are in restaurants across the world. Read More …

Great Entree and Dessert Pairings

Fish…paired with bread pudding? Everyone talks about dinner and drink pairings, but you’re left completely lost when it comes to the dessert course! A great ending to a yummy meal is key to completing a dining experience. It’s all about complementary flavor profiles, but do you want to know the truth? You really can’t go Read More …

The Flavors Behind a Seafood Boil

  There are a million different kinds of seafood boils, but Lowcountry is the most common way we do it here in Jacksonville. The awesome party-starter and flavorful dish started back in the day to feed hundreds of soldiers during the war. The flavors and traditions have evolved over the years into a staple of Read More …

Our Guide to Shellfish

We’re gonna get all scientific here and tell you about the different categories of shellfish, and then we’ll get to the good stuff (the best ways to eat it, of course). So many of your favorite foods likely fall into the shellfish family, especially if you’re a regular at Palm Valley Fish Camp. We love Read More …

5 Tips to Becoming a Pescatarian

So you want to be healthier? We don’t blame you. The best place to start, or strive for, is pescetarianism. Sounds fancy, huh? Not really, it’s just cutting meat out of your diet while still eating fish. The health benefits are proven, and the reasons to switch over are endless. But before we tell you Read More …

Can Seafood Fight off Alzheimer’s?

Fish are really brain food, after all! Many studies show that one serving of seafood each week significantly reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s in people who carry the APOE-E4 gene (which makes those who carry it more susceptible to the disease.) With the number of dementia-related cases rapidly growing, it’s more important than ever to Read More …

5 Fun Facts About Oysters

We know you love our raw and steamed oysters, but did you know these tasty appetizers do a lot more than sit on your dinner table? Next time you stop in, order the oysters and drop a couple of these facts on your server. You’ll be the new restaurant genius. Nature’s Aphrodisiac Raise your energy Read More …

How Fresh is My Seafood?

When you think about the state of Florida in general, you think about the beaches, the ocean, the fishing, and from a food perspective, the seafood.  There are so many restaurants in the state of Florida, though, that do not actually use locally caught seafood.  What is the point of eating seafood in Florida when Read More …