A chance to see the seafood

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- New Orleans restaurateur Dickie Brennan, third from left, along with Alfred Singleton, executive chef of Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse look over a fresh catch of blue crabs at Luke's Seafood on Tuesday in Dulac. Brandon Muetzel, executive chef at Palace Cafe, is at right.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Darin Nesbit, executive chef of the Bourbon House, second from left, and Steve Pettus, partnering owner of Dickie Brennan & Co., third from left, watch a fresh catch of blue crabs get sorted at Luke's Seafood on Tuesday in Dulac.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Lance Nacio, owner of Anna Marie Shrimp, left, and Brandon Muetzel, executive chef at Palace Cafe, step off Nacio's shrimp boat the Anna Marie, following a tour on Tuesday in Montegut.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Lance Nacio, owner of Anna Marie Shrimp, left, speaks with restaurateur Dickie Brennan inside the Anna Marie shrimp boat, during a visit by Brennan and four of his chefs of three of his seafood purveyors on Tuesday in Montegut.

  • Photo provided by Dickie Brennan & Co. -- A rich Creole meunière sauce adds flavor to fresh Louisiana shrimp in Palace Cafe's Shrimp Tchefuncte dish.

  • Photo provided by Dickie Brennan & Co. -- Jumbo Lump Louisiana Crab Cakes With Ravigote Sauce is one of the dishes at Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse using fresh Louisiana seafood.

  • Photo provided by Dickie Brennan & Co. -- Tableau chef Ben Thibodeaux's take on New Orleans-Style BBQ Shrimp includes plenty of Abita ale and hot sauce.

  • Photo provided by Bourbon House -- Darin Nesbit is chef of Bourbon House in New Orleans.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Blue crabs await their fate at Luke's Seafood Tuesday in Dulac.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Timmy and Trudy Luke, co-owners of Luke's Seafood, speak with New Orleans restaurateur Dickie Brennan following Brennan's tour of the facility Tuesday in Dulac. Brennan, along with four of his company's chefs, visited their seafood purveyors in Dulac and Montegut.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Kim Chauvin, owner of David Chauvin's Seafood Company, center, talks with restauranteur Dickie Brennan, left, about her company's business as Darin Nesbit, executive chef of Bourbon House, looks on Tuesday in Dulac. Brennan brought four of his chefs on a day-long tour of his seafood purveyors both in Dulac and Montegut.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Frozen shrimp inside a shatter pack are on display at Anna Marie Shrimp Co. in Montegut.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Restaurateur Dickie Brennan, left, along with his executive chefs from three of his restaurants, Ben Thibodeaux of Tableau, left, Brandon Muetzel, of the Palace Cafe and Darin Nesbit of the Bourbon House, look over frozen fish at Anna Marie Shrimp in Montegut.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Dickie Brennan takes a look at frozen flounder at Anna Marie Shrimp Tuesday in Montegut.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Restaurateur Dickie Brennan, second from left, listens as Lance Nacio, owner of Anna Marie Shrimp, talks about his shrimp grading machine as Darin Nesbit, executive chef at Bourbon House, left, Brandon Muetzel, executive chef at Palace Cafe and Steve Pettus, partnering owner of Dickie Brennan & Co., look on Tuesday in Montegut.