What Does It Mean To Be
FISHMONGER APPROVED?

Fishmongers are seafood experts. A fishmonger knows best how to source, filet and distribute fish. An experienced fishmonger can easily identify quality seafood by look, taste and smell. When The Fishmonger says something is "Fishmonger Approved" it means that it has earned a seal of approval as a Best In Class  product, restaurant, recipe or service.

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Top 10 Restaurants Serving Up Seafood in Fort Lauderdale

The Fort Lauderdale region, along Florida’s southeast coast, is known for a sizzling food scene! One can find an endless number of ...

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7 Things To Avoid When Filleting Fish

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Stimulus Money to Help Oyster Farmers in Florida

Designed to help small business owners, the $2 trillion stimulus package passed last week has earmarked $300 million for workers in aquaculture-related jobs. That’s ...

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Fire Safety Tips for the Kitchen and Outdoor Grill

Fires are more likely to occur in the kitchen than anywhere else. Every year nearly 172,000 households experience a fire in the ...

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The Best Seafood Available for Delivery on Uber Eats in Miami, Tampa and Orlando

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Florida Lobster Exports Halted by Coronavirus, Local Seafood Lovers Benefit

China and Florida are half a world apart, yet China is a huge consumer of Spiny Caribbean lobster. These “Dragon Shrimp” race ...

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Top 10 Restaurants Serving Up Seafood in Fort Lauderdale

The Fort Lauderdale region, along Florida’s southeast coast, is known for a sizzling food scene! One can find an endless number of

Read More

7 Things To Avoid When Filleting Fish

Proper fish processing techniques are essential for anglers and seafood chefs. Novices typically get caught up on the “do’s” when filleting fish

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Stimulus Money to Help Oyster Farmers in Florida

Designed to help small business owners, the $2 trillion stimulus package passed last week has earmarked $300 million for workers in aquaculture-related jobs. That’s

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BEST IN CLASS

Looking for the best Florida seafood restaurants, fish markets, fishing gear, seafood condiments, filet knives and more? We've compiled a Best In Class list along with a few boating and fishing resources as well.

Videos

Follow "The Florida Fishmonger" on YouTube where she explores the world of Florida seafood! From sourcing and filleting to cooking and dining out to cook-to-catch adventures with friends, she'll both entertain and educate. 

FIN FARE

Recipes Made by the Fishmonger for Seafood FINatics

Pasta e Vongole con GamberiBy The FishmongerThis simple but elegant seafood dish features fresh Florida clams from Pine Island and Gulf white shrimp delivered directly via Benny B's Seafood Trading Company Inc.
Shrimp and Pork Stuffed PeppersBy The FishmongerWho doesn't love comfort food with a seafood twist? This shrimp and pork stuffed pepper is a fun and easy way to get in those veggies for both kids and adults.
Charred Oysters – Simplify Your LifeBy Guest ChefChef David Benstock shows how delicious and flavorful a charred oyster can be. With simple Italian touches, this flavor-packed oyster will become your favorite party appetizer or afternoon treat.

UPCOMING EVENTS

St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival

Date: May 22, 2020 – May 24, 2020
Venue: St. Armands Circle Park
Address: St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL, 34236, United States
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Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival

Date: April 24, 2020 – April 26, 2020
Venue: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Address: 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602, United States
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Dania Beach Art & Seafood Celebration

Date: March 28, 2020 – March 29, 2020
Venue: Frost Park
Address: 300 Northeast 2nd Street, Dania Beach, FL, 33004, United States
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Note: Due to COVID-19, event dates or info may have changed. Please contact event hosts before attending anything listed on this calendar. 

Fri 03

Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival

December 3 - December 5
Fri 10

Fort Myers Blues & Jazz Festival: Part 1

December 10 - December 12
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