Year of the Tiger, Chinese New Year 2022

Year of the Tiger, Chinese New Year 2022

February 1-15 Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese Lunar calendar. A zodiac animal represents each year in the repeating cycle of 12 years, each with its own reputed attributes. If you were born in the...
Bouillabaisse or Cioppino?

Bouillabaisse or Cioppino?

Cioppino, the Genoese tomato based stew made of a melange of seafood, was brought to the San Francisco area by Italian immigrant fishermen in the late 1800s. The fishermen would use whatever seafood was left over from the day’s catch. Crab, shrimp, clams and fish were...
HAPPY NEW YEAR!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Oysters and Champagne…Champagne and Oysters…like peas and carrots. But why? Well, now it’s a matter of science. In 1735, Louis XV commissioned a painting of a grand feast for his palace in Versailles. “The Oyster Dinner” by Jean Francois de Troy, is...
Introducing Acme Smoked Fish™ Products

Introducing Acme Smoked Fish™ Products

Harbor Fish Market is excited to offer our customers an excellent line of products from Acme Smoked Fish™. Acme is a 4th generation, family run business that’s been in operation for over 100 years, based in Brooklyn, NY.  Acme’s product line consists of traditional...

A World of Seafood

More than 3 billion people in the world today rely on seafood as their primary protein.  It turns out that even Neanderthals loved what the sea had to offer.  Huge caches of shells and bones were found in caves in Portugal dating back to 86,000 to 106,000 years ago....

The Curly-Tailed Fella and other Seafaring Superstitions

Unpredictable and vast, the sea presents challenge and danger to fishermen.  The amount of control they have is limited.  For centuries, fishermen have taken heed of some pretty curious superstitions perhaps to ensure their safe return to land.  On a recent trip...