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5 Favorite Fish to Eat
« on: May 21, 2022, 05:49:11 AM »
Dolphin, whale, , , sorry just kidding.  :D  My fav are below.

Eel
Mackerel
Sea Urchin
Barbouni (Greek Red mullet)
Cod
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2022, 05:56:53 AM »
Mine are cod, flounder, trout, halibut and haddock.
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2022, 05:57:19 AM »
Dolphin, whale, , , sorry just kidding.  :D  My fav are below.

Eal
Mackerel
Sea Urchin
Barbouni (Greek Red mullet)
Cod

^I tried grilled eel only fairly recently at a Japanese restaurant in Chamblee (the "Asian" suburb of Atlanta, maybe you've been there) and I couldn't believe how good it was.

I'm not the biggest fish guy, but I do enjoy some sashimi and sushi from time to time, and some baked salmon.

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2022, 05:57:35 AM »
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2022, 05:58:51 AM »
Mine are cod, flounder, trout, halibut and haddock.

They are my 6th-9th. We are pretty much same. Especially I love halibut. Haddock are similar to cod.

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2022, 06:01:07 AM »
Catfish, fried
Sardines, with onions and mustard
Salmon, grilled
Sea Bass, steamed in seasoned tomato sauce
Tuna, canned with chipotle mayo and dill relish

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2022, 06:05:02 AM »
Apart from fish fingers, my four other most memorably good fish experiences were:

Fresh caught wild salmon in the Scottish highlands.
Turbot in Cafe Royal on Regent Street in London
Smoked Haddock in an Omelet Arnold Bennet in the Savoy Hotel
Abelone in a little speakeasy type restaurant in San Francisco - Mission or Howard I think


And given the discussion of eel, I’ll mention that my worst fish experience was a dish of eel and polenta in a disgusting cafe in Venice (Italy that is.)

Oh, and some mussels which made me really sick in a restaurant in Nice France.
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2022, 06:07:38 AM »
Tuna, canned with chipotle mayo and dill relish

And when I come to your house, I’d like it on a toasted sandwich with a slice of melted Gruyère cheese. Please.
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2022, 06:38:44 AM »
^I tried grilled eel only fairly recently at a Japanese restaurant in Chamblee (the "Asian" suburb of Atlanta, maybe you've been there) and I couldn't believe how good it was.

I'm not the biggest fish guy, but I do enjoy some sashimi and sushi from time to time, and some baked salmon.


OMG, you are not a fish guy and you just enjoy sushi and sashimi! ;D
Yes, Chamblee is a fun area. As you know, eel is considered to be a delicacy and its price in restaurants ranges bet. $20-50. In big towns in Japan, there are eel speciality restaurants every 10-20 blocks. High-end restaurants use very good charcoals, which are very important, for grilling eels.
A similar, and even better, fish is Anago (conger eel). They are even more tender than eels. You may find them in NY or LA. Maybe in Atlanta as well. I want to know.

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/jan/22/tamai-tokyo-restaurant-japan-anago-conger-eel

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2022, 06:49:38 AM »
Salmon,
channel catfish,
cod,
mahi mahi,
orange ruffy.

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2022, 10:16:29 AM »
Smoked trout
other smoked stuff I forgot the name of, probbaly mackerel and another one and cannot eat anyway because too far from the sea and for health reasons, the few times I tried ages ago, I think I liked also smoked eel and halibut
salmon (not smoked)
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2022, 10:29:29 AM »
Carp
Gilt-head (sea) bream (Sparus aurata, Dorada, Dourada, Dorade Royale)
Trout
Prussian Carp (Carrassius gibelio)
Smoked Salmon
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2022, 10:33:07 AM »
my worst fish experience was a dish of eel and polenta in a disgusting cafe in Venice (Italy that is.)

I ate an excellent dish of cuttlefish-and-polenta in Murano island (of glasswork fame), near Venice. Really delicious.
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2022, 06:38:09 PM »
If shellfish are included then lobster, oysters and squid

if not then

Blue Cod

Snapper

Smoked salmon

flounder

flathead
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2022, 03:44:42 AM »

OMG, you are not a fish guy and you just enjoy sushi and sashimi! ;D
Yes, Chamblee is a fun area. As you know, eel is considered to be a delicacy and its price in restaurants ranges bet. $20-50. In big towns in Japan, there are eel speciality restaurants every 10-20 blocks. High-end restaurants use very good charcoals, which are very important, for grilling eels.
A similar, and even better, fish is Anago (conger eel). They are even more tender than eels. You may find them in NY or LA. Maybe in Atlanta as well. I want to know.

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/jan/22/tamai-tokyo-restaurant-japan-anago-conger-eel

Wait, you're right, that doesn't make sense. Maybe I am a fish guy. I just don't seem to buy it all that much when I go grocery shopping for myself, nor am I much of a fisherman.

I feel like I have seen Anago on the menu before, but I can't remember where. I'll look out for it, if it's better than eel.

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2022, 04:44:38 AM »
Salmon, tuna steak, catflish, cod.  Salmon comes in twice because I like it both non-smoked and smoked.  One of my favorite breakfasts is smoked salmon with cream cheese on a toasted English muffin.

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2022, 05:13:17 AM »
One of my favorite breakfasts is smoked salmon with cream cheese on a toasted English muffin.

Muffin?  Bagel.   ;D

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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2022, 05:21:07 AM »
Muffin?  Bagel.   ;D

That’s Lox.


Smoked trout
other smoked stuff I forgot the name of, probbaly mackerel and another one and cannot eat anyway because too far from the sea and for health reasons, the few times I tried ages ago, I think I liked also smoked eel and halibut
salmon (not smoked)
plaice

I like smoked trout and smoked eel too!
I didn’t know that Germans eat eel.
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2022, 05:23:33 AM »
I ate an excellent dish of cuttlefish-and-polenta in Murano island (of glasswork fame), near Venice. Really delicious.

I’d like to visit Murano. I believe that’s the island Giacomo Casanova, when he was a small child, visited to meet a witch to cure his disease.
I like Sea Bream too.

If shellfish are included then lobster, oysters and squid

if not then

Blue Cod

Snapper

Smoked salmon

flounder

flathead

I haven’t eaten flathead fish. I envy you! How is the fish cooked?
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Re: 5 Favorite Fish to Eat.
« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2022, 05:35:38 AM »
That’s Lox.

Almost all lox is smoked.  But I guess it is a subset of smoked salmon.