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While the good people of Tuscany are known as "bean-eaters" because of their culinary proclivity towards legumes, the Piemontese locals are known as polentone. Apparently, everyone in Piedmont eats polenta all the time, and have done so before the Roman empire!
When Chef Alex Palumbo invited me to head to the Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point with him, I jumped at the opportunity. I had been eating fish at his restaurant, Osteria il Paiolo, and it was so fresh that I asked where he got it.