I received some heather honey, hot-smoked Scottish salmon as a sample from the nice people at the Wester Ross Salmon. Find out what I thought in my review.
Back in the late 1980's - early 90's Bo Jackson was THE MAN! A powerful running back for the Raiders during the NFL season, while crushing bombs for the Royals during the pro baseball season. Top that with massive endorsements from Nike that included a marketing campaign of "Bo Knows" showing him excelling, or at... Continue Reading →
I've been on a fish sandwich kick lately. I recently visited world-famous Woodman's in Essex for a cheap and delicious lunch and shortly after I was in the mood for another fish sandwich. My dad, who you may remember works for Gorton's came to the rescue with a package of one of their newer products:... Continue Reading →
Woodman's of Essex is arguably the most famous seafood shack in the country. Claimed to have the "best seafood in America" this is the place where back in 1916 the fried clam was born. It's a no-frills, order-at-the-counter, eat-in-the-rough landmark that people wait in line for all summer long. Needless to say, I don't go... Continue Reading →
The recent family vacation started off wonderful, but unfortunately ended with my wife, kid and myself infected with strep throat. The heat, crowds and growing bacteria in our bodies tried to crush our spirits but we pushed through and had lots of fun. The Disney experience is more micro-managed by The Mouse than ever in... Continue Reading →
After a recent post about canned tuna in oil, I was contacted by Alistair Blair of The Fish Society. You may recall it was The Fish Society, that sent me that wonderful Dover sole last year. This time Alistair offered up something that would change the way I see canned tuna. Ortiz brand Ventresca de... Continue Reading →
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.
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!
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 →