12 Beaches Known for Their Seafood
With the trend toward local sustainable food, is it any wonder we’re all asking where our dinner came from? Learn (and visit) where your favorite seafood meals originate from.
English Fish and ChipsFish and chips and vinegar! You know the refrain, but there’s nowhere better to get it fresh off the boat than in Aldeburgh, England, where fishermen still haul their boats onto the rocky beach with hand crank winches. Smoked fish is also a specialty at this Suffolk beach where cod is plentiful. 960 1280
Portuguese LangostinoIt’s sea-to-table dining in Cascais, Portugal, where Mar do Inferno is one of a handful of beachside restaurants serving freshly-caught seafood. Langostino – that smaller-than-a-lobster-bigger-than-a-shrimp crustacean, is the specialty of the region. 960 1280
Crabs from Maryland’s Eastern ShoreOn Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, native blue crabs are served steamed and smothered in Old Bay Seasoning. Lay them out on a newspaper, and crack them open with a wooden mallet. You can rinse your sticky, Old Bay-encrusted fingers in the tide when you’re done. 960 1280
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