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Advice on Cooking Shrimp in Houston and What to Expect

The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival takes place this weekend throughout the Historic Strand District in Galveston. It’s a free event, filled with music, vendors, a 5K, events for the kids, and – of course – a lot of shrimp. So in conjunction, we talk with Randy Evans, chef at Houston’s Haven Restaurant, about what he […]

Chef Randy Evans from Haven came on to talk about shrimp, those are his shrimp corn dogs in the photo!
Chef Randy Evans from Haven came on to talk about shrimp, those are his shrimp corn dogs in the photo!

The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival takes place this weekend throughout the Historic Strand District in Galveston. It’s a free event, filled with music, vendors, a 5K, events for the kids, and – of course – a lot of shrimp. So in conjunction, we talk with Randy Evans, chef at Houston’s Haven Restaurant, about what he loves about cooking with shrimp, the inspiration for his famous shrimp corn dogs, advice for cooking with shrimp, and about the higher prices for shrimp right now, and how that’s affecting businesses like his.

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