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Tom Worthington

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Fresh Herring Finally on the Market in San Francisco

    Coming soon to a restaurant near you​We reported last month that the much-heralded return of a market for fresh herring to San Francisco was off to a slow start. Last year, the California Department of Fish and Game changed its regulations to allow herring meat to be sold locally. Previously, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Fresh San Francisco Bay Herring Finally on the Market

    ​We reported last month that the much-heralded return of a market for fresh herring to San Francisco was off to a slow start. Last year, the California Department of Fish and Game changed its regulations to allow herring meat to be sold locally. Previously, the fish was caught commercially so its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Fresh Herring Fishery off to Slow Start

    Scarce so far​Last month we reported on a change to state regulations that will allow fresh herring to be caught and sold locally. For decades, all the herring caught by San Francisco's commercial fishermen have been stripped for their roe, which is consumed in Japan as a delicacy called kazunoko. ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2011
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    November 15, 2011

    Fresh Herring to Be Sold in SF This Winter

    fresh herring​Ever wonder where the many tons of fish landed by San Francisco Bay's commercial herring fleet throughout the winter go? There's a growing market for local and sustainable seafood, but the bay's herring -- an inexpensive fish that lends itself to a variety of preparations -- doesn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Fresh Herring to Be Sold in SF This Winter

    fresh herring​Ever wonder where the many tons of fish landed by San Francisco Bay's commercial herring fleet throughout the winter go? There's a growing market for local and sustainable seafood, but the bay's herring -- an inexpensive fish that lends itself to a variety of preparations -- doesn't ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2011
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    November 17, 2010

    Dungeness Crab Skittering Into Markets and Restaurants Today

    fancycwabs/FlickrLocal specimens are said to be a few days away from optimal size. ​After a ripple in price negotiations, fishermen's associations gave crabbers the go-ahead to drop their pots early Tuesday - the first local Dungeness will begin showing up on restaurant menus and in some shops ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Local Dungeness Crab Expected Monday or Tuesday

    cygnoir/FlickrDungeness photographed through the window of Swan Oyster Depot.​With any luck, Central California Dungeness will make their first appearance of the season Monday, Nov. 15, the date traditionally pegged for commercial boats to lower their crab pots in California waters from Point ... More >>

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