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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

All the rain we’re getting around here lately is triggering an appetite for seafood:

Recent dinner at Mermaid Oyster Bar on MacDougal was good. Rainy weather makes me want to eat oysters and fishes.

I don’t think I’ve ever heard of a link between precipitation and fish-cravings; I’ve certainly never experienced it. The weather today is ugly cold and soggy, suggesting nothing more than soup (clam chowder?). It makes some amount of sense, though: All the wet and water-logged surroundings probably should put you in the mood for the cuisine aquatic. In fact, if I’m still hungry enough tonight, I think I’ll pick up on this gastro-meme and cook up the shrimp and scallops in my freezer.

Incidentally, that tweet above is from Teri Tynes, who runs Walking Off the Big Apple, the best Manhattan strolling-guide around. I figure she knows the right walkabout destination for sating a rainy-day fish jones.

by Costa Tsiokos, Tue 03/30/2010 02:07 PM
Category: Food, New Yorkin', Weather
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