Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Right Seafood for Every Occasion

If you are visiting the coastal community of Monterey, don’t miss the chance to try out its great seafood. Know, however, that while seafood abounds in restaurants here, there are certain types that are right for a particular occasion. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind when eating at a seafood restaurant:

If you’re out on a date

Don’t believe the misconception to never order lobster while you are on a date. If you have an appetite for it, then go for it. After all, lobsters are many times a seafood restaurant’s specialty. Still, keep in mind some etiquette when eating this coveted meal. Use your knife and fork gently to get the flesh from the shell.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Three Tips for a Healthy Seafood Meal

There’s one thing better than eating fresh seafood and that’s eating it right at your favorite seaside restaurant, while you enjoy the breeze from the sea in the company of good friends. Of course, there’s also a healthy way of dining on the freshest catch of the day. Here are a few good tips on how to savor a seafood meal that’s equal parts delicious and waistline-friendly:

Monterey Seafood Restaurants Welcome the Alaskan King Crab Season

In 1992, the International King Crab Rehabilitation and Enhancement Symposium was held in Anchorage with experts from around the world collaborating to find a way to make this goal a reality. Unfortunately, the Alaskan king crab is a poor candidate for aquaculture because it takes seven to nine years to mature. In other words, the best seafood in Monterey comes directly from the sea, as is the case with the Alaskan king crab. Fortunately, you can enjoy this prized delicacy at restaurants like Domenico’s on the Wharf.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Top Monterey Restaurants are Loyal Supporters of Sustainable Fishing

Fortunately, popular Monterey restaurants like Domenico’s on the Wharf use sustainable and wild seafood in their dishes. In fact, Domenico’s cooks only with fish that have normal population levels, are caught with techniques that minimize the catching of unwanted species (like turtles), and are caught in the wild as opposed to being cultivated via aquaculture. As such, diners at the restaurant can enjoy the best-tasting seafood without having to worry whether the food they’re eating is ethically sourced. Overfishing is not a problem that can be addressed overnight or by the efforts of only a few. Fishing companies must be more conscientious about their practices; consumers must know whether the fish they buy is overexploited or not; and restaurants in Monterey must make a commitment to use only sustainable seafood.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Three of the Healthiest Fish Options

Most people know that eating fish is good for the heart. That’s because fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids—compounds that are essential to health but are not made by the body. But are some fish healthier to eat than others? If so, which ones are they? To help you with your food choices at your favorite seafood restaurant, below is a list of some of the healthiest fish to check out: