Right before Christmas this year, we were contacted by an old credit card saying we had expiring frequent flyer miles and had to book something NOW! My wife and I totally forgot about these and really don't have the cash to actually fly somewhere. We decided to do a little stay-cation for the three of … Continue reading Eataly Boston: Lunch At Il Pesce And Squid-Ink Pasta For Later
Recently Genova, a brand of Tri-Union Seafoods, was nice enough to send me a coupon for a free can of their various types of canned tuna. Let's see what lies under the lid.
I gave some away and I still had plenty left, so what can I do with all this cooked shrimp?
For dinner I had to come up with something new. With my wife staying clear of most carbs I had to abandon my usual way of baking haddock for something a little different, but still familiar.
Bomster scallops are large, hand-shucked sea scallops that are vacuum-packed and flash frozen on the boat within an hour. Once thawed, these scallops are like you shucked them yourself!
With small cans of Rubenstein's canned red salmon on sale I decided it was time to take a small leap and give canned salmon a real try.
A while back I wrote a review of Australis brand barramundi in which, although disappointed, I held out hope to give the company another chance. Well that chance has finally come thanks to Julie Qiu, Marketing Director for Australis. After she read my blog post she noticed that I did not get the best example … Continue reading Australis Barramundi: The New Review
Recently I read a few articles online about a seafood company that has been backed by Leonardo DiCaprio called LoveTheWild. The Actor/Activist/Smooth Customer is dedicated to the health of our oceans and is a big supporter of sustainable and responsible aquaculture. Although I am a supporter of wild-caught fish and traditional fishing communities, I do … Continue reading Seafood Review: LoveTheWild’s Line of Sustainable Fish Entrees
We have an old expression you still hear sometimes in Gloucester. When you know someone who is a cut above the rest, works hard, plays hard, doesn't brag or complain, they are the "finestkind." My friend Shep Means is one such individual. I've never seen the guy without a smile, even after a day digging … Continue reading Steamers In Beer Means Summer Is Here!
Last time I bought fish at a supermarket I got a very fishy piece of wild salmon. This time, at a different store, with a different fish, I had a much better experience. This was an unexpected purchase, I was out of town on work errands when I decided to do some "research" at a … Continue reading Early Season Swordfish Or Freezer Fraud? Either Way It Was Delicious