For a limited time, NYC area McDonald's restaurants will carry Fish McBites, a fishy answer to Chicken McNuggets. They're "poppable, crispy pieces of Alaskan Pollock and come in three sizes--Snack (3 oz.), Regular (5 oz.), and Shareable (10 oz.) "Fish McBites will be the first menu item offered by ... More >>
FnJBnN/FlickrThe calm before the storm.So it looks like blue fin tuna is only the tip of a very long icepick where the world's imperiled marine life is concerned.
While Whole Foods has whimped out on its imperative to safeguard endangered ocean fish - as reported by Fork in the Road -- Costco manned up last August and declared an outright sales ban on seven fish species that are among the most stressed worldwide.
Copyright GreenpeaceBluefin tuna: don't eat it.Navigating the increasingly murky waters of sustainable seafood isn't an easy task, particularly when it's abetted by grocery stores whose eco-conscious posturing doesn't quite extend to what's being sold at their fish counters. Fortunately, Food ... More >>
Sweet Maine shrimp: small size, big flavor I once ate the most delicious whole fried shrimp at La Fonda del Sol. When I asked the server what kind of shrimp they were, he explained that they were sweet Maine shrimp, only available in the winter, and hard to find in New York. But for members o ... More >>
The hoki, known more commonly as a filet-o-fish.The Times has a piece about the hoki, the homely yet delectable fish that's been the star of countless McDonald's filet-o-fish sandwiches and featured on the menus of chain restaurants like Denny's and Long John Silver's. The hoki, which lives i ... More >>
Smoked bluefish salad with cherry tomatoes Ever since Sam Sifton's reminder of just how good bluefish can be, it seems like the grayish, dense, oily, and delicious fish is everywhere--at every fish market in town for $6 a pound; mashed into rillettes at Fort Defiance; and either fresh ... More >>
Photo courtesy The End of the Line "Imagine a world without fish." That's the tagline of The End of the Line, a documentary that landed on my desk last week. The press release goes on to say that if we continue to overfish the oceans at the current rate, there will essentially be no fish to eat by ... More >>
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