Dining at even expensive seafood restaurants won't guarantee that you'll get the fish you ordered. Red Snapper? Could be tilapia. A study released today by Oceana revealed that seafood fraud is rampant, especially in New York City.
The catfish sandwich at Taste of Seafood (#10 in our countdown) is abundant, cheap, and delectable, especially smeared with tartar and jerk sauces.
For those who think Omega-3 fatty acids mean longevity, fish is the new meat. For the rest of us, seafood is a just another delightful option ... More >>
Andy Ciordia/FlickrExpect fish, fish, fish, and more fish.
Christmas is a-coming, and while the kiddies might be all excited about Santa Claus's visit, the more food-focused will be looking forward to the Feast of the Seven Fishes, one of the most gluttonous culinary traditions of the season. ... More >>
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past.
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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 >>
The Red Hook Lobster Pound's lobster roll: pretty is as pretty does.The latest issue of New York Magazine features an exhaustive look at the city's lobster roll scene, and includes a fascinating break-down of the economic, environmental, and ethical factors that have helped to create our curr ... More >>
Okeanos opened on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope this winter--it calls itself Mediterranean, but is Greek-owned and leans toward the food of that country. The centerpiece of the menu is whole grilled fish, like the charred sardines above.
Seattle WeeklyToday, in honor of Good Friday and Passover, we bring you a list of the 10 best fin fish dishes in the city.
We've left shellfish and cephalopods for another day, and tried to choose plates in which fish star, rather than play in the ensemble--so you won't find your favorite as ... More >>
dmahendra/flickrOne fish, two fish. Three fish... seven.Forget turkey and Christmas ham. Do the holiday the Italian way with fish, fish, and more fish. On Christmas Eve, Italian Americans celebrate with the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Tomorrow night, Saul is hosting a Feast, as is Patsy's.
Chowder sampler, clockwise from top New England clam, Manhattan blue crab, and sweet corn Ed's Chowder House smells right--like lemon and that flinty, mineral aroma of good shellfish. But that's where the good news ends. It's not that the food is terrible--although the slaw does deserve that ... More >>
Not the best lobster roll ever, but one of many good lobster rolls
One-fourth of Fork in the Road just got back from Cape Cod (where this particular one-fourth grew up). And you know what's great about Cape Cod? The fact that, no matter where you are, you are never far from a decent lobster ... More >>
Last week, in connection with my due diligence for Our Ten Best Seafood Restaurants, I revisited Esca, after not having been there in three years. I'm happy to report that things are as good there, seafood-wise, as they ever were, causing me to list it as the fourth best seafood restaurant ... More >>
While eating with my in-laws at a stodgy fish restaurant in suburban Massachusetts, I asked the waiter for Sriracha, almost just to see what he would say. But he nodded knowingly, and brought out a dish of the red, garlicky hot sauce. That's when you know that Sriracha has hit the mainstream. That, ... More >>
So far, the critical word on Butcher Bay, a mid-Atlantic-style seafood "shack" has been pretty bad. In my mind, it's a mixed bag (the fried chicken was greasy, for one thing), but a worthwhile mixed bag. For one thing, the lobster pot pie is mind-bendingly good--if you like Maine lobster, cre ... More >>
Yes dear reader, we summoned our courage and braved the Valentine's Day dining scene this past weekend. And while the blogs are on the hunt for V day horror stories, we had quite a nice dinner at Zenkichi (77 North 6th Street) in Williamsburg, a lovely little izakaya serving delicate bites in indivi ... More >>