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Louisiana Daily Photo: Westwego Shrimp Lot

If you’re in New Orleans and looking to get out to the best fresh fish market in Louisiana you may be interested in learning the back way to the Westwego Shrimp Lot.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Taking The Back Way To Westwego Shrimp Lot From New Orleans

2017 marks the 40th year of operation for Westwego Shrimp Lot in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Thousands of people from New Orleans visit the venerable fish market each week with the lion’s share of them using the bridge that runs from … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Crab Lady In Westwego

The soft shell crabs were a mite on the small size this past weekend at the Shrimp Lot in Westwego. The “Extra Large” were more like smalls that I’ve seen in the past. Quality was high even though the value … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Westwego Shrimp Lot

Westwego Shrimp Lot opened in 1977 under the aegis of Ronnie Temento Sr, the owner of the property. The founding fishermen who made the lot into a commercial enterprise were: Joe Temento, Dave Dominique, Darvele Melfort, Edward Camardelle and Joe … Continue reading

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