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Slapfish Opens in Newport

Written by Edwin Goei / OC Weekly on .

Andrew Gruel's Slapfish continues to inch toward world-domination. Just a few weeks agoCharles and Anne Marie wrote that the sustainable seafood restaurant known for their chowder fries and ...

Eat Oc's Tastiest Seafood Here

Written by Locale on .

Living along the coast has its perks; the beach is at our fingertips, and the weather is amazing. Furthermore, the plethora of fresh seafood fare is unbelievable. We searched the shore for a few of ...

Lobster Marries Crab

Written by Cathy Thomas on .

Andrew Gruel, chef and CEO of Slapfish Restaurant Group, knows what makes an irresistible lobster roll. His repertoire also includes a crab-spiked rendition dubbed Clobster Roll, a half New England ...

Grill Up Seafood! Surf 'N' Turf Burgers and Shrimp Cubano

Written by Today Food on .

Seafood and summer go hand in hand, so make sure not to miss out on one of the most popular foods of the summer season. Chef Andrew Gruel shared two of his favorite seafood recipes, and as part of ...

Raise Your Compostable Cups to These 7 Eco-Minded Restaurants

Written by Food & Wine Inspiration Served Daily on .

This sustainable seafood shack sources their products from eco-friendly fisheries and even has a partnership with the Aquarium of the Pacific, in Long Beach, to ensure that their seafood is ethically ...

Make Seafood Sexy, Says Us Fish Chef

Written by Fishupdate.com on .

THE man behind one of the America's up and coming fish restaurant businesses has said it is time to make seafood sexy again. Chef Andrew Gruel is the owner of Slapfish, a fast-casual restaurant, ...

Slapfish Co-Founder: 'Let's Make Seafood Sexy Again'

Written by Bret Thorton / Nation's Restaurant News on .

Andrew Gruel’s mission is to redefine the seafood dining experience. The co-founder and executive chef of Slapfish, a fast-casual restaurant with two locations in Orange County, Calif., one in ...