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Government Issues Updated Guidelines for Fish Consumption

Carl Safina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

A few days ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated draft advice on fish consumption for childbearing aged women and young children.

28 Seafood Recipes For Beginners

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.30.2014 | Taste

Don't be intimidated -- cooking seafood is easier than you think.

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

Seafood That Would Absolutely Terrify You In The Ocean

Posted 03.10.2014 | Taste

WARNING: You may lose your appetite.

17 Reasons To Make Mussels

Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste

Easy and delicious seafood for all.

Seattle's International Film Festival Put Tropical Fruits and Expensive Wine on the Big Screen

Thei Zervaki | Posted 08.18.2013 | Taste
Thei Zervaki

At Seattle's International Film Festival, film directors were showing their appetizing movies or thought provoking documentaries about common thus forgotten foods.

Two Minute, Nine Second Recipes. Really.

Thrillist | Posted 08.04.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

Legitimately kickass meals in no more than two minutes and nine seconds

littlefork, Hollywood's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a native New Englander who lives in Los Angeles, I was excited to dine on a recent evening with a female friend. Every single item was outstandingly fresh, delicious and a menu I want to revisit again.

The Best Bivalves For Your Chowder

Menuism | Posted 03.17.2013 | Taste
Menuism

Bivalves are shellfish consisting of two hinged shells and a soft body, such as oysters, mussels, clams, and scallops.

9 Great Ways To Cook Fish This Summer

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Something about summer makes us want to add tons of fish, preferably freshly caught, to our diets. But then comes the question: how to cook?

Mussels 101: A Guide To Preparing, Cooking And Eating Mussels

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Can you believe that Americans once considered mussels to be trash? It's hard to believe, especially since these bivalves are considered a delicacy no...

Why Skipping The Prix-Fixe Is Seriously Romantic

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

hese classy mains (and one dessert) are fancy meals for two that feel a whole lot more romantic than anything you'll order from a restaurant menu.

Louisiana's Pearl River Fish Will Take Years To Rebound

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Experts say the Pearl River's fish population will need three to five years to recuperate, and some species -- including certain mussels -- may not fully return.

Buttery Lobster Rolls, Creamy Chowder and 13 More Ways to Taste New England

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Some of the best seafood in America can be found in New England. Just think of lobster rolls, chowder (or chowdah, if you're from Boston), fish and ch...

Ever Tried A Burger Made From Blue Bay Mussels? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

In the District of Columbia's ever-expanding battle for burger supremacy, there are many contenders. The latest to up its game is Et Voila!, a tiny Be...

The Gulf's Ocean and Inland Fish Face Multiple Threats

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Decades of commercial overfishing, along with oil and gas exploration and refining, hurricanes and last year's BP spill are among the misfortunes facing fish in the Gulf.

On the Culture Front: A Last Summer Hurrah at Flex Mussels and The Palms

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It turns out being stuck in the city for Labor Day weekend isn't so bad after all. I started Saturday evening at the West Village outpost of Flex Mussels, a mini-chain from Canada's Prince Edward Island.

4th of July Recipes For The 13 Original Colonies

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 08.29.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

[Photo DC CentralKitchen] As we celebrate the 235th anniversary of the Declaration of independence, we honor those who came before us with recipes ...

Winter Mussels: A Super Bowl for the Super Bowl

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

The secret, and it is not much of a secret anymore, is to eat what is fresh and in season. Mussels are in season at Superbowl time and a super bowl of them is sure to be a hit at your party.

The Inuit's Death-Defying Sea Ice Mussel Harvest

BBC News | Megan Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Inuit of Arctic Canada take huge risks to gather mussels in winter. During extreme low tides, they climb beneath the shifting sea ice, but have le...

Franglais: Marinière Mussel Chowder

Kerry Saretsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Saretsky

I like when food tastes familiar. It's routine, and it's comforting. Like the way clean sheets always smell out of the dryer, or the first perfume...

Asian Carp Will Have Nothing To Eat If They Reach Lake Michigan

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — If huge, hungry Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, their long-dreaded invasion may turn out to be less ferocious than once e...

Franglais: Moules Marinière over Spaghetti

Kerry Saretsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Saretsky

To me, when travelling, there are two kinds of places: those places you plan and plan to go to, and the places in which you suddenly end up. Thoug...

PHOTOS: 9 Tasty And Sustainable Sushi Selections

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Americans have developed a healthy appetite for fish and sushi, but this appetite can come at a cost. Overfishing has put the future of many species a...

Sexy Clam Soup from The Hundred-Foot Journey

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

My novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey, is out today, and in my celebratory exuberance I've decided to share with the HuffPost's audience a culinary secre...