Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Wild Edibles Seafood Update

Good day Chefs and Buyers,
 
Winds are blowing gale force north of us, but southern fisheries are experiencing bountiful catches and fine weather. As a result wild striped bass are at a seasonally low price and the fish are gorgeous and big to boot. Golden tile is from a Jersey boat that ventured a little further south and had a nice haul of these Continental Shelf dwellers. Black sea bass are also coming in daily and these are sharp and fresh with a look of surprise still in the eyes.
 
Wednesday is of course Saint Patrick's Day, so we wanted to showcase two fish from Ireland. We have a beautiful Irish organic (E.U. certified) Salmon; from the Mannin Bay Salmon Company of Ireland. Please specify when you order organic salmon. Also available is the pretty Irish Steelhead trout from the Emerald Isle (average weight 2#), this tasty cousin of the rainbow trout has a deep ruby colored flesh and a sublime taste, a great alternative to char.
 
We even have an oyster that seems to fit the bill for tomorrows festivities. While not from Ireland the Canada Cup oyster does possess a nice green colored shell. Grown in green algae rich waters the shell of the oyster is a deep green when wet, consistent in size and shape, deep cupped, briny and with firm clean meat.
 
Call us if you may be featuring fish and chips - we have a wide range of options to fit your needs and budget.
 
Dover sole came in last night and since prices are down we decided to bring in a few extra of these iconic flatfish. Dover sole will be available in sizes ranging from 16 to 28 ounces, quantities are limited so order early.
 
Also available today: Pompano, Escolar, Boston Mackerel, Uni Trays, and Pemaquid Mussels.
 
NOTE: Because of the St. Patrick's day parade schedule, and street closures please be prepared for delays in delivery times and limited second delivery runs. Thank you for understanding.
 
"Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die"

 William Butler Yeats

 
 
Best regards,

Matthew Hovey http://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewhovey
718-433-4321 ext.121 / fax 718-433-4616 cell 718-679-0641
"Hand picked specialties from the Seas"
www.wildedibles.com 
http://sustainablefishmonger.com

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