Tag Archives: Seafood

A New Report Says Thai Seafood Is Still Being Caught by Slaves

Source: Grub Street NY

Human Rights Watch issued a new report today arguing, in essence, that Thailand has made no reforms to its seafood industry, despite the grievous human-rights abuses first exposed nearly four years ago. After doing two years’ worth of interviews with 248 fishermen, the group blasts the Thai government’s …

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Popular Buckhead steakhouse offers $1 oysters and half price appetizers weekdays

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Cut Bar offers half-priced appetizers and $1 chef’s choice oysters weekdays. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

There’s no need to cut it out.

The Cut Bar, the bar and lounge of  American Cut steakhouse, offers half-priced appetizers from the all-day menu as well as $1 chef’s choice oysters from 4–7 p.m. weekdays. Appetizer options include Wagyu sliders, honey sriracha wings, cauliflower wings and more. Regular prices are $6 – $16.
3035 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 770-415-9766, americancutsteakhouse.com.

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Why There Might Be Plastic in Your Mussels

Source: Grub Street NY

Congratulations, earthlings: We’ve polluted the planet’s waters so thoroughly that now even super-remote Arctic mussels subsist on a microplastic-laden diet. The sea up there, which most scientists still consider ecologically “pristine,” is apparently teeming with more than its fair share of the ocean’s estimated 165 million tons of …

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Celebrate the Holidays with Delicious Feasts of the Seven Fishes

Source: Washingtonian Food

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Southern-Italian Christmas Eve tradition adopted by Italian-Americans, but you don’t even have to celebrate Christmas to appreciate a seafood feast on December 24. Most of the restaurants offer set menus for one night, though some have extended service before and after the holiday. Al Dente Ristorante 3201 […]

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It’s official: Kimball House team will open a casual seafood restaurant at Krog Street Market

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The former Luminary spacePhoto by Renee Brock. Kimball House owners Matt Christison, Miles Macquarrie, Bryan Rackley, and Jesse Smith have confirmed they signed a lease to take over the former Luminary space at Krog Street Market, where they will open a yet-to-be-named seafood restaurant and bar. “We are super excited to have one of Atlanta and the Southeast’s most talented restaurant and bar groups join the Krog Street Market lineup,” says Merritt Lancaster of Paces Properties, the current owner of Krog Street Market. “We are looking forward to an innovative new concept to round out our anchor tenants.” The food ...

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Researchers Are Now Finding ‘Shocking Numbers’ of Microfibers in Shellfish

Source: Grub Street NY

Canadian marine biologists have given seafood lovers yet another reminder that those $2 happy-hour oysters probably include microplastics as a bonus accoutrement, whether you requested them or not. A Vancouver Island University team studying shellfish in the Pacific Northwest spent the last year doing a “crime lab”–level …

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The KOP Wegmans Is Creating a Pop-Up Japanese Fish Market

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Japan’s Tsujiki Fish Market — the biggest in the world — is famous for its top-quality seafood and frenetic energy. And Wegmans is bringing that excitement to their King of Prussia store for this weekend’s Sushi Fest. They’re transforming a section of the store normally dedicated to prepared foods into a mini fish market, with…

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Noble Fin

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Pan-roasted BranzinoPhotograph by Heidi Geldhauser It’s rare that a restaurant delivers more than it promises. Drive past Noble Fin’s Peachtree Corners location and on first glance you might mistake the beige facade and swinging glass doors for a Barnes & Noble. But as former Atlanta magazine restaurant critic Corby Kummer put it in the November 2016 issue, “Noble Fin turns out to be the city’s most assured and satisfying fish house since Ford Fry’s infinitely more stylish the Optimist.” Chef and owner Jay Swift masters a wide range of dishes: a well-calibrated clam chowder, neither too thick nor too thin; ...

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