Truluck’s Superstar: Brad Moss

Truluck’s Superstar: Brad Moss by Brian Wubbena, Director of Culinary Brad Moss is Chef at our Naples location and a man of very few words. That isn’t a bad thing – some of the best kitchens are run by chefs who create a quiet and calming environment. You might remember that Sammy the Barbarian was…

Black River Caviar

Black River Caviar: Our Limited Time Delicacy by Brian Wubbena, Director of Culinary 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…

Unmatched Seabass:  How Our Chilean Seabass Won Me Over

Unmatched Seabass:  How Our Chilean Seabass Won Me Over by Chef Brian Wubbena, Director of Culinary 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,…

Raise a Most Special Glass with Champagne Coravin

Raise a Most Special Glass with Champagne Coravin  By Truluck’s Beverage Director, Dave Mattern Let me ask you: is there anything better than great seafood and a bottle of spectacular Champagne leisurely enjoyed with friends and family? Of course, the mere mention of Champagne invokes a sense of celebration, as if something momentous has occurred…

South African Cold-Water Lobster

The Rolls-Royce of Lobster by Brian Wubbena, Director of Culinary   I guess that we should get this out of the way first: it’s my belief 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…

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…

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 Many Sides of Kim Vazquez

The Many Sides of Kim Vazquez Kim was born in Bay City, Michigan as her family has been there for generations. Her father worked in the computer tech industry and her mother in event planning. Kim started dipping her toes in the industry from a young age, as she would attend annual hospitality conventions with…

The Ins and Outs of Florida Stone Crab Season

by Brian Wubbena, Director of Culinary Florida Stone Crab season is upon us, and for Truluck’s it always brings an air of excitement similar to Christmas morning. For just about 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…

The Magic of Megan Holt

The Magic of Megan Holt By Riley Hutton, Truluck’s Operating Partner How does a pharmacology student with a family lineage of medical professionals, who studies and works in the laboratories at the University of Iowa end up in Southlake, TX working for one of the best restaurants in town? And curating a top-tier beverage program…