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Looking for seafood in all the wrong places

Living in Kentucky I have realized that there are not many places that have decent seafood options. Being an Alabamian I got used to fresh gulf seafood. Can y'all link me some options to get decent seafood? I realize it will most likely be frozen, but I am jonesing for some fresh scallops, snapper, and some gulf shrimp. Thanks in advance for any and all help! 

Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE

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  • coomdaddycoomdaddy Posts: 87
    There are some guys that fish in the Gulf each week who opened up a couple of shops in KY.  The one I am familiar with is in Elizabethtown.  They had fresh shrimp, mahi, grouper and more the other day.  Lots of other things as well.  The have a second location but I can't think where it is and I am too lazy to look right now.

    Look them up on Facebook.  ABSeafood
  • coomdaddycoomdaddy Posts: 87
    2nd is in Paducah.
  • coomdaddy said:
    There are some guys that fish in the Gulf each week who opened up a couple of shops in KY.  The one I am familiar with is in Elizabethtown.  They had fresh shrimp, mahi, grouper and more the other day.  Lots of other things as well.  The have a second location but I can't think where it is and I am too lazy to look right now.

    Look them up on Facebook.  ABSeafood
    Awesome, thanks for the help with this. A friend of mine here in Wilmore reminded me of Charlie's in Downtown Lexington, but I am going to have to give these guys a look. 

    Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,311
    alot of seafood is frozen at sea, even the display that says fresh. i usually hit the frozen raw shimp over the fresh display which could be days old. scallops are another story, if they are not dry or day scollops walk away.
  • Kentucky seafood. Let's see. Head into town. Pass the KFC and look for a little yellow building.  They'll hook you up. 

    "Yes, the meat is Free Range. As far as 100% organic, the only thing I injected him with was a 180 grain bullet and the corn in the feeder was non GMO."

    Nashville(ish), TN 

  • Kentucky seafood. Let's see. Head into town. Pass the KFC and look for a little yellow building.  They'll hook you up. 
    Lol. When I first arrived in Kentucky I thought this was my only source for sure! 

    Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,311
    Kentucky seafood. Let's see. Head into town. Pass the KFC and look for a little yellow building.  They'll hook you up. 
    atleast thats not long johns silver =) worst fast food onthe planet
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 10,741
    My mother loves Captain D's. I had never been so I took her there. Once. Wow.

    Mom's 100... I think her taste buds have seen better days.

    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

                                                      Woody Allen

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • JethroVAJethroVA Posts: 703
    Is there a Restaurant Depot near you?
    Richmond, VA. Large BGE, Weber gas, little Weber charcoal. Vintage ManGrates. No FireWires Yet. Hoping to win some soon.
  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 4,431
    So, does the fact that I like the fish at Long John Silver make me someone who can't be trusted on matters of taste?  I have to admit that it is one of my guilty pleasures and I often go there when my wife is out of town.

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 5,632
    edited January 10
    JethroVA said:
    Is there a Restaurant Depot near you?
    Good idea.
    Even Sam's Club or Costco in a pinch would be better than most grocery stores for quality frozen.
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,311
    Foghorn said:
    So, does the fact that I like the fish at Long John Silver make me someone who can't be trusted on matters of taste?  I have to admit that it is one of my guilty pleasures and I often go there when my wife is out of town.
    ours is half taco bell, i get the tacos and love them =) fast food fish for me is mcdees or wendies if the have it, its been off the menu but they still carry it. i cant eat long johns. grew up with clam shacks everywhere
  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 1,017
    Foghorn said:
    So, does the fact that I like the fish at Long John Silver make me someone who can't be trusted on matters of taste? 
    Yes :smiley:
    LBGE - 36Blackstone
    Grand Rapids MI
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 10,741
    The fact that fish admits to taco bell destroys his credibility too.

    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

                                                      Woody Allen

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,311
    edited January 10
    The fact that fish admits to taco bell destroys his credibility too.
    no credibility here on mexican, i would cover it with taco bell packets or those magical wendy chili packets if i could =)

    heres a salad with no lettuce =)

    Image result for taco bowl fishlessman

    and some chili pie for dessert

    Image result for taco bowl fishlessman

    and what mexican place uses purple cabbage in a taco although its a fishy pink taco =) =)

    Image result for shrimp taco fishlessman




  • JethroVA said:
    Is there a Restaurant Depot near you?
    I am not sure I will have to check into that. What kind of store is it? 

    Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE

  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 10,741
    edited January 10
    RD is a wholesale restaurant food and supply store. Some sell fresh fish, but others only frozen. You can get a card if you own a business or day passes if you are a KCBS member. But there's only one in KY... in Louisville. Also Cincinnati (and other OH places). Long way to go for food.

    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

                                                      Woody Allen

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • RD is a wholesale restaurant food and supply store. Some sell fresh fish, but others only frozen. You can get a card if you own a business or day passes if you are a KCBS member. But there's only one in KY... in Louisville. Also Cincinnati (and other OH places). Long way to go for food.
    Louisville is about a good 2 hour drive for us, but I am willing to travel if it's worth it. Debating on trying costco over sam's very soon. And I may make a day trip and go to Cincinatti and shop at the exotic meat store that is there, not sure of it's name though  

    Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE

  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 4,431
    kl8ton said:
    Foghorn said:
    So, does the fact that I like the fish at Long John Silver make me someone who can't be trusted on matters of taste? 
    Yes :smiley:
    @kl8ton, I figured as much.  :s

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 10,741
    haha, I'm not a Costco member because I know I'd never go there... it 20 miles away!

    You mean Jungle Jim's in Cincinnati? Heard it's cool place.

    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

                                                      Woody Allen

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 6,383
    haha, I'm not a Costco member because I know I'd never go there... it 20 miles away!

    20 miles? Your life circle isn't very big. Lol
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,311
    20 miles for groceries for me in my area is like at the end of the world =) resteraunt depot is maybe 6 and i still have not gone =)
  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 4,431
    20 miles for groceries for me in my area is like at the end of the world =) resteraunt depot is maybe 6 and i still have not gone =)

    Are you walking to the store?  Or do you have a bicycle?

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 20,311
    edited January 10
    Foghorn said:
    20 miles for groceries for me in my area is like at the end of the world =) resteraunt depot is maybe 6 and i still have not gone =)

    Are you walking to the store?  Or do you have a bicycle?
    the grocery places are packed in around me, within a couple miles im looking at 7 butcher shops, 6 market baskets, a couple shaws, superstop and saves, couple hannafords, sams, couple superwallmarts, couple fishmongers, and all the little markets. they put the cosco near boston, 20 miles in that direction is alot longer away than it sounds. i get all my food and beverage shopping done during a 30 minute lunch and the best market here serves lunch =)  and i found out the local dairy will deliver milk, cheeses, steaks etc for about 4 dollars a week, i might make that happen this spring just to have a ribeye mid week
  • BBQBuddyBBQBuddy Posts: 214
    edited January 10
    Key Largo Fisheries.  
    keylargofisheries.com
    It's stone crab season and lobster season down here, so those they could send those fresh, as well as yellowtail snapper and pink Key West shrimp.
    theLobsternet.com - for Maine lobster.
    2 Large BGE, MiniMax, Miami, FL

  • BBQBuddy said:
    Key Largo Fisheries.  
    keylargofisheries.com
    It's stone crab season and lobster season down here, so those they could send those fresh, as well as yellowtail snapper and pink Key West shrimp.
    theLobsternet.com - for Maine lobster.
    Thank you sir! Looking into them now. 

    Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE


  • haha, I'm not a Costco member because I know I'd never go there... it 20 miles away!

    You mean Jungle Jim's in Cincinnati? Heard it's cool place.
    Yes, that's the place. I was told I could get some crazy stuff, and so a buddy of mine are planning on taking our wives and letting them go shop while we go "shop" ourselves and try not to blow our monthly budgets. 

    Cooking for others enjoyment is not only a passionate reward, it's one of the greatest ways to use what God has given me. Wilmore, KY MBG, LBGE

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