Exploring Southeast Connecticut’s Culinary Scene

Foie gras Popsicles? 81-layer croissants? A new wave of restaurants in the state’s maritime southeast brings more to the menu than lobster rolls and pizza.

#chester-conn, #essex-conn, #mystic-conn, #old-saybrook-conn, #restaurants, #seafood, #travel-and-vacations

In Portugal, Taking a Dive Into Sardines

The canned fish are having a moment in the food world. A tour of a canning factory in Porto gives an up-close view of a century-old business.

#canning-and-preserving, #factories-and-manufacturing, #oporto-portugal, #restaurants, #seafood, #travel-and-vacations

Pass the Chowder, and the Curry: Jamaican Chefs Add to Cape Cod’s Culinary Delights

Thanks to Jamaican seasonal workers, the taste of Cape Cod now extends beyond the known lineup of Yankee favorites, to golden patties, jerk-rubbed meats and turmeric-rich curries.

#affordable-housing, #cape-cod-mass, #chefs, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #foreign-workers, #immigration-and-emigration, #jamaica-west-indies, #jamaican-americans, #labor-and-jobs, #migrant-labor-non-agriculture, #restaurants, #seafood, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations, #visas

How Rules Fuel Populist Anger in Rural America

One Democrat attempts to flip the script by speaking out against government red tape.

#agriculture-and-farming, #catfish, #chesapeake-bay, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #fish-farming, #fishing-commercial, #government-accountability-office, #harris-andrew-p, #law-and-legislation, #maryland, #montgomery-county-md, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #republican-party, #rural-areas, #seafood

From Seattle, Go to Bellingham for Active Days and Appetizing Nights

The Pacific Northwest’s lesser-known jewel, Bellingham, Wash., offers world-class scenery, sculpture and seafood within easy reach of Seattle.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #bellingham-wash, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #museums, #restaurants, #seafood, #smithsonian-american-art-museum, #travel-and-vacations

Subsidized Ocean Fishing Threatens the Sea’s Bounty

With help from their governments, fishing boats are able to range farther, remain at sea longer and catch more fish.

#china, #european-union, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #fishing-commercial, #food-and-agriculture-organization-of-the-united-nations, #international-trade-and-world-market, #japan, #oceans-and-seas, #pew-charitable-trusts, #russia, #seafood, #united-states, #united-states-international-relations, #world-trade-organization

Can Your Diet Really Affect Your Skin Cancer Risk?

A new study found that older adults who ate more fish were more likely to develop melanoma, but experts urged caution when interpreting the findings.

#cancer, #content-type-service, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #melanomas, #mercury-metal, #research, #seafood, #skin, #skin-cancer, #sun, #sunlight, #suntan

At Anchor Oyster Bar, Cioppino This Good Can’t Be a Cliché

In San Francisco, the hallmark seafood stew can be — and often is — a tired menu item, but our critic finds that the right version still thrills.

#anchor-oyster-bar-san-francisco-calif-restaurant, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #hog-island-oyster-company-san-francisco-calif-restaurant, #restaurants, #san-francisco-calif, #seafood, #tadich-grill

‘Cheap as Chips’ No Longer True in U.K. as Prices Soar for a Favorite Meal

The costs for fish and chips, a working-class staple in Britain for well over a century, have rocketed as the war in Ukraine has made the main ingredients scarcer. Of 10,000 shops, 3,000 may close.

#cod-fish, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #england, #great-britain, #hartlepool-england, #inflation-economics, #international-trade-and-world-market, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #seafood

Did Eric Adams, an Avowed Vegan, Eat Fish? (Yes, and It Was No Fluke.)

The mayor has highlighted his plant-based diet. Now he says he is “imperfect” and tries to eat vegetables as much as possible.

#adams-eric-l, #diet-and-nutrition, #new-york-city, #seafood, #veganism

On the Cajun Coast, a Chef Grapples With Threats to a Seafood Tradition

From her New Orleans restaurant, Melissa Martin sees the environmental damage that could end the region’s rich culture of food and fishing.

#coast-erosion, #fish-farming, #fishing-commercial, #hurricane-ida-2021, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #louisiana, #mosquito-supper-club-new-orleans-la-restaurant, #restaurants, #seafood

Fish Sauce Is Good for Just About Everything

Put it in pasta, stews or this thick, creamy coconut curry from Vietnam.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #recipes, #seafood, #vietnam

8 Lunar New Year Recipes for Good Times Ahead

Traditional dishes often symbolize better luck for the future — and they promise a satisfying meal here and now.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #lunar-new-year, #noodles, #recipes, #seafood

Try These Brain Foods to Improve Your Mood

For this week’s Eat Well Challenge, try some new foods that have been linked with improving your mood.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #chocolate, #content-type-service, #depression-mental, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #mental-health-and-disorders, #seafood, #serotonin-chemical, #vegetables, #well-challenge-2022

The Fish That Comes With a Year of Good Luck

A Hawaiian specialty cooked the way a local has been making it for 25 years.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #hawaii, #recipes, #seafood

Make This Retro Shrimp Cocktail Recipe at Home

Preparing this retro appetizer at home, and doing it perfectly, gives you the wherewithal to eat a lot of a really good thing.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #new-year, #recipes, #sauces, #seafood

Fish Stew With Radicchio-Fennel Salad and Granita

No matter what ingredients you use, this bold, briny stew from David Tanis sings alongside a radicchio-fennel salad and a grapefruit granita.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #recipes, #seafood

Restaurant Review: Shion 69 Leonard Street

The chef Shion Uino displays a rare, untheatrical mastery of seafood at his new $420-a-head restaurant in TriBeCa.

#restaurants, #seafood, #shion-69-leonard-street-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #sushi, #sushi-amane-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #tribeca-manhattan-ny, #uino-shion

The Humble Beginnings of Today’s Culinary Delicacies

Many of our most revered dishes were perfected by those in need, then co-opted by the affluent. Is that populism at play, or just the abuse of power?

#caviar, #food, #holiday-issue-2021, #income-inequality, #lobsters, #luxury-goods-and-services, #poverty, #seafood, #spam-canned-meat

The Crispiest, Lightest Shrimp Cakes

What’s the secret? It’s using pulverized rice cakes as a binder, Melissa Clark writes.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #recipes, #seafood

The Sunday Read: ‘The Untold Story of Sushi in America’

How a controversial religion from Korea quietly built an empire of raw fish.

#audio-neutral-immersive, #moon-sun-myung, #religious-cults, #seafood, #sushi, #true-world-foods-llc, #unification-church, #united-states

Restaurant Review: Dame in Greenwich Village

With exceptional fish and chips, the chef Ed Szymanski turned a pandemic pop-up into a postpandemic destination.

#dame-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #greenwich-village-manhattan-ny, #restaurants, #seafood, #szymanski-ed

Chuck Bundrant, Pacific Fisheries’ ‘Henry Ford,’ Dies at 79

In 1961 he arrived in Seattle with no job, no skills and $80. Over the next 60 years, he built a seafood empire and transformed the industry.

#alaska, #bundrant-chuck, #deaths-obituaries, #fast-food-industry, #fishing-commercial, #pollock-fish, #seafood, #trident-seafoods

Fried Oysters Are Delicious. They’re Even Better at Home.

They’re a seafood-shack favorite, but making them yourself can be an almost fine-dining experience.

#brittany-france, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #long-island-sound, #new-orleans-la, #oysters, #recipes, #seafood

The Perfect Dinner for Two

Cooking for someone else can be the purest form of connection.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #dating-and-relationships, #korean-food-cuisine, #recipes, #seafood

California Sea Urchin Are Destroying Coastal Kelp Forests

The spiny creatures have destroyed nearly all of California’s kelp forests, what marine biologists call “the lungs of the ocean.”

#fishing-commercial, #oceans-and-seas, #octavia-san-francisco-calif-restaurant, #quince-san-francisco-calif-restaurant, #reefs, #restaurants, #seafood

Lemons and Roasted Fish: A Delightful Weeknight Dinner

These roasted fillets in sizzling brown butter are zipped up with nori oil, capers and, of course, plenty of lemon.

#alvarez-danielle-chef, #always-add-lemon-book, #content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #lemons, #seafood

Plant-Based ‘Fish’ Is Here (and Lab-Grown Versions Are Coming)

Sophisticated, plant-based alternatives that mimic seafood are cropping up at restaurants and grocery stores around the world. And “cultivated” seafood, grown in labs from real cells, is on the horizon.

#fish-and-other-marine-life, #fishing-commercial, #good-food-institute, #impossible-foods-inc, #seafood, #vegetarianism

Why Lawsuits Over ‘Misleading’ Food Labels Are Surging

A flurry of litigation by advocacy groups seeks to combat what they say is a rise in deceptive marketing by food giants.

#agriculture-and-farming, #agriculture-department, #animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #butterball-llc, #cargill-inc, #consumer-protection, #dairy-products, #food, #labeling-and-labels-product, #meatpacking-plants-and-slaughterhouses, #seafood, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #turkeys, #united-states-politics-and-government

Even the Worst Summer Can Be the Best Summer

Sometimes, what’s most important becomes clear only with the passage of time. 

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #memory, #seafood, #summer-season

For a Late-Summer Gathering, Try This Spin on a Salade Niçoise

Fanny Singer takes some liberties with her version of the classic dish, going so far as to include lettuce.

#chez-panisse-berkeley-calif-restaurant, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #recipes, #salads, #seafood, #singer-fanny-1983, #tuna, #waters-alice

Porgy: Sustainable, Cheap and Delicious on the Grill

Porgies deserve more attention. Chefs love them and you will, too.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #grilling-cooking, #porgy, #seafood, #sustainable-living

Citing Forced Labor, U.S. Blocks Fishing Boat From Fiji

The action was part of a larger Customs crackdown. Officials said the operators withheld workers’ wages, kept their identity documents and subjected them to debt bondage — essentially enslaving them.

#customs-and-border-protection-us, #fiji, #fishing-commercial, #forced-labor, #immigration-and-emigration, #international-trade-and-world-market, #labor-and-jobs, #maritime-crime, #seafood, #ships-and-shipping, #tuna, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Why Migraine Sufferers May Want to Eat More Fish

A diet high in omega-3s, the fats found in fish, and low in omega-6s, found in many vegetable oils, led to fewer headaches.

#bmj-journal, #diet-and-nutrition, #migraine-headaches, #oconnor-anahad, #oils-and-fats, #omega-3-fatty-acids, #pain, #seafood

Can You Develop Food Allergies at Any Age?

Preliminary data from a large, new national study suggests that over half of American adults with a food allergy developed it after age 18.

#allergies, #asthma, #food, #fruit, #peanuts, #pollen, #seafood

What You Don’t Know About Food Allergies

Pollen-food reactions, adult onset symptoms and cross reactivity are just some of the surprising ways our bodies respond to food.

#allergies, #anaphylactic-shock, #children-and-childhood, #food, #peanuts, #pollen, #seafood, #sesame-seeds

The Taste of Summer

An old-school French recipe for a classic American fish: fluke.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #french-food-cuisine, #long-island-ny, #recipes, #seafood

Oyster Farmers Who Feared Going Broke Brace for Summer Boom

When restaurants closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the nationwide market for oysters cratered. That’s not the end of the story.

#clams, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fish-farming, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #nature-conservancy, #new-jersey, #new-york-harbor, #oysters, #pew-charitable-trusts, #reefs, #restoration-and-renovation, #seafood, #shutdowns-institutional

Consider the $34 Lobster Roll

The pandemic has exacerbated a price spike in the iconic New England summer sandwich.

#bangor-daily-news, #fishing-commercial, #lobsters, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #reds-eats, #restaurants, #seafood, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations, #wiscasset-me

A Dinner Anchored by Salmon, and Worth Celebrating

For a light, celebratory meal, David Tanis looks to wild fish, arugula, spring vegetables, and, for dessert, pistachios and strawberries.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #seafood

Why the Filet-O-Fish Is My Gold Standard for Fast Food

The sandwich was an attempt to market McDonald’s to as many people as possible. Growing up Chinese-American, I felt as if it were made just for me.

#chinese-americans, #food, #mcdonalds-corporation, #pollock-fish, #seafood

A Crawfish Feast Where the South Meets Southeast Asia

Spring is turning into a comeback season at Crawfish & Noodles, a Houston restaurant famed for the Viet-Cajun style that has spread around the country.

#chefs, #crawfishnoodles-houston-tex-restaurant, #crayfish, #houston-tex, #nguyen-trong-1970, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #restaurants, #seafood, #vietnamese-americans

The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week

An augmented reality app, Maggie Lee’s latest installation — and more.

#art, #lee-maggie-artist, #mobile-applications, #nordstrom-inc, #pop-up-stores-and-restaurants, #seafood

A Stew That Captures the Essence of the Sea

A vibrant seafood stew, moqueca invigorates holiday menus and everyday meals alike.

#brazil, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #easter-and-holy-week, #lagos-nigeria, #seafood, #soups

This Passover Recipe Tells the Story of a Family Tree

A wide-reaching family’s interpretations of a Moroccan Jewish recipe reflects their history.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #passover, #seafood

For Some Scottish Seafood Businesses, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell

Daunting new paperwork could cause border delays that would ruin entire shipments — and their businesses.

#great-britain-withdrawal-from-eu-brexit, #scotland, #seafood

A Miami Market Where the Fish Fly

Plaza Seafood is a hub of sounds, sustenance and a sense of community that are more in demand than ever during the pandemic.

#miami-fla, #plaza-seafood-market-miami-fla, #seafood, #shopping-and-retail

A Shrimp Creole for Our Times

The dish revels in improvisation, making it perfect for these tumultuous, unpredictable months.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #seafood, #spices

The Appealing and Potentially Lethal Delicacy That Is Fugu

Eating has been a perilous act for most of human history, but Western diners have lately become that much more obsessed with the idea that our meals might destroy us.

#far-east-south-and-southeast-asia-and-pacific-areas, #food, #fugu-fish, #japan, #japanese-food-cuisine, #poisoning-and-poisons, #seafood

Weary of Cooking? This Simple Dinner Will Invigorate

A fine dinner need not be complicated, nor relegated to the weekend, as David Tanis’s Mediterranean-inspired menu proves.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #fennel, #olives, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #seafood