There's a particular kind of food lover whose love is pure but strange to us. Pork chops and T-bones have no power over him—he only has eyes for the sea. Often, this man has spent the sweetest days of his life near the water. As he gets older and harder of hearing, it won't matter that the pleasures of the world no longer call to him: He will always have crabmeat with mayonnaise, a dozen cold oysters, and fish made glorious in a pan... More >>>
Avert your eyes, but not your tongue, from the whelks.