| Sep 7, 2013
Like cilantro or sea urchin, bottarga is a taste you either love or hate. I was hooked the first time I tasted spaghetti alla bottarga on the island of Sardinia in the Mediterranean. The al dente pasta dressed with fruity olive oil and dusted with amber-...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
FLORENCIA, Colombia — The expansion of China's middle class isn't some abstract notion in this sweltering corner of Colombia's Amazon River basin.
It's driving a private-public partnership trying to steer the local economy away from illegal coca...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sustainable seafood is one of the big buzzwords in food these days. And it is important: So many of our most popular fish are close to being overfished. The trick is expanding our palates, finding fish that we aren’t already loving to death.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Japanese chef Hiroyuki Naruke is a purist. He's turned Q, an omakase sushi restaurant slated to open Sept. 18 in downtown L.A., into a no-avocado, no-tempura, no-teriyaki zone.
"And no cut rolls," said Naruke behind his sushi bar with a shake of his...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Lobster shell disease -- a nasty business that can cause the shell to discolor or rot off completely -- has affected the southern New England lobster industry and reportedly is on the move.
The disease turns the color of the lobster shells from their...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Federal officials have denied a petition by San Joaquin Valley farmers to drop a small West Coast group of killer whales from the endangered species list.
The refusal represents the latest development in a decade-long legal battle over protections for...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ten miles off the coast of southern Alaska, an insurance adjuster from Seattle caught a neon orange rockfish that is probably more than 100 years old.
The fish, a type of rockfish called a shortraker, was caught in 900 feet of water, weighed in at 39.08...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Do you like to cook fish, but have no idea what to look for when you buy it at the market?
If you don't cook fish that often, the thought of hitting a fish market (or even cruising your local seafood aisle) when shopping for a recipe can be a bit...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Genetically modified salmon moved closer to the market last week with release of draft documents from the Food and Drug Administration that assessed the environmental risks posed by AquAdvantage salmon, which grow faster than regular Atlantic salmon....
| May 16, 2013
| 2:04 PM