Mississippi Seafood Pho was judged the top dish at the Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off in Gulfport on Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Mississippi Seafood Pho was judged the top dish at the Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off in Gulfport on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Chris Vignes Courtesy
Mississippi Seafood Pho was judged the top dish at the Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off in Gulfport on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Chris Vignes Courtesy

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This Gulfport chef will represent the state as the Seafood Cook-off champion

May 26, 2017 9:40 AM

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