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The latest episode of the Port City Plate Podcast episode takes us across Mobile Bay to Market by the Bay in Daphne, Alabama. Located on the Eastern Shore right off Interstate 10 and Highway 98, Market by the Bay has been a seafood staple for nearly 20 years. Garret DeLuca and Michael Sullivan took over in 2022, giving the former fish market a creative twist that will leave your taste buds craving more.

History and Location:

Born and raised in the area, Garret and Michael have a deep connection to the local community. The duo has breathed new life into Market by the Bay, transforming it into an innovative seafood hotspot. The restaurant’s prime location is just minutes from downtown and convenient to the interstate, making it the perfect stop for locals and travelers alike.

Fresh Seafood and Creative Dishes:

Market by the Bay sources its fresh seafood from Bon Secour Fisheries, a well-known distributor in Daphne. The menu is full of creative dishes inspired by Garret and Michael’s travels and experiences, such as shrimp boil ramen and seafood enchiladas. Their dedication to innovation sets them apart from competitors, while still keeping the soul of the restaurant alive.

Must-Try Menu Items:

Don’t miss out on the gumbo, a recipe that has been perfected over 20 years. Or, if it’s a Wednesday around lunchtime, head over to Market by the Bay for their Loaded Seafood Potato special, featuring shrimp, crab, a Cajun cream sauce, cheese, chives, and a potato hidden somewhere beneath all that deliciousness.

Desserts and Brunch:

Sweet tooths will be satisfied with Market by the Bay’s dessert offerings, including the number one bestseller – peanut butter pie. For those who enjoy a good weekend brunch, the menu features delta catfish and grits, blue crab biscuit with hollandaise sauce, chicken and waffles, and deviled eggs with crispy oysters.

Parting Thoughts:

Market by the Bay is a must-visit for seafood lovers in the Mobile Bay area. From creative dishes to classic staples, Garret and Michael’s passion for their craft shines through in every bite. Give this episode of the Port City Plate Podcast a listen and let the mouth-watering descriptions of Market by the Bay’s menu items inspire your next meal.

Be sure to check out the full podcast episode to learn more about Market by the Bay, Mike Sullivan, and the incredible dishes they are serving up. Get ready to get hungry!