10 Fun Facts About Florida Stone Crab

10 Fun Facts About Florida Stone Crab   Menippe mercenaria is the scientific name for Florida stone crab Two species of stone crabs exist in the Southeastern United States: Menippe mercenaria in the peninsula of Florida, and Menippe adina in the northern and western Gulf of Mexico.   98% of stone crabs come from Florida Yeah, you…

Our Big, Fat, Exclusive New England Scallops

Our Big, Fat, Exclusive New England Scallops We might be biased, but we think our scallops are one of the best on the market. They’re untreated with terrific taste, texture, and size. Our scallops come from New Bedford, Massachusetts. The port is the largest natural scallop producer in the United States. These boats are run…

The Ins and Outs of Florida Stone Crab Season

Florida Stone Crab season is upon us, and for Truluck’s it always brings an air of excitement similar to Christmas morning. For over 30 years, the Florida stone crab has been the cornerstone of Truluck’s, and the reason is simple:  they are absolutely delicious. There is no dish as exquisite. They truly are the jewels…

South African Cold-Water Lobster

The Rolls-Royce of Lobster   We guess that we should get this out of the way first: it’s ourbelief that South African lobster tail is the best lobster dish that you’ll ever taste. Nothing else even comes close. Now, with that in mind, let’s chat about them in a little more detail. When most people…

Unmatched Seabass:  How Our Chilean Seabass Won Me Over

Unmatched Seabass:  How Our Chilean Seabass Won Me Over I have a confession: I don’t love seabass. Many years ago, I had an experience that put me off of the deep-water white fish for years. But this is a great example of when the ingredient is not respected, it can have long-term consequences, some far…

All Rise. The King is Here.

Pristine and Purposeful: Learn the Full, Meaty Story Behind Our Alaskan Prime King Crab Legs This story starts off in the cold, bitter, salty waters of the Alaskan/Russian coasts where for a 10-day period in October, our trusted boats and crabbers hand-select brawny, massive Prime King Crabs from their hauls to ship our way for…

The Ups and Downs of Stone Crab Season

We’re Extremely Particular About the Claws We Serve Only when our trusted fishermen and packers have a good day on the boat, will we have a robust Stone Crab supply to serve our guests. Since we only work with a select few just as committed to quality and sustainable practices as we are, when their…

Yucatan Stone Crab

Yucatan Stone Crab It’s no secret that we are pretty crab focused here at Truluck’s, and Florida stone crab is a major part of our identity. We never serve frozen stone crab so you can imagine the void that’s left when May rolls around, the season ends, and everyone misses our beloved Florida stone crab….

Black River Caviar

Black River Caviar We write a lot about the different seafoods that we serve at our restaurants. They are all enticing in their own respect, but caviar is one of the most unique. The greats treat caviar like a true passion project and have deep respect for the fish, out of the box thinking and…

Craftsmanship and the Brothers Petrossian

“The best leather goods do not make a Hermes bag. The best champagne grapes do not make Dom Perignon, nor do the best sturgeon eggs make Petrossian caviar. None of these exist without the talent of the craftsman, or, rather the artist.” – Armen Petrossian Creating some of the world’s best caviar takes time and…