Shellfish

Shellfish

Buying Seafood

Sometimes it’s hard to pick out the perfect fish! For those of you who wonder what a fresh fish should look and smell like, we have five tips for you from Executive Chef John Critchley from Siren by Robert Wiedmaier! 1. It’s all about the eyes If you’re thinking about buying fish, a good tip to knowing if …

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Swiss govt bans boiling lobsters alive under new animal protection rules

File photo. © Benoit Tessier / Reuters The Swiss government has gone against the wishes of restaurateurs and banned the practice of boiling live lobsters. It comes as part of sweeping new animal protection legislation. The law, which dictates that live lobster and crayfish must be stunned before killing, was passed by the Federal Council …

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Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Rockefeller originally used absinthe but these days use spinach to achieve the trademark rich green of the sauce, but the original Antoine’s version does not — it uses parsley (along with celery, scallion, olive oil, and capers). Jules Alciatore, proprietor of Antoine’s restaurant in New Orleans, and son of the founder