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Interview with La Mar’s Chef de Cuisine Dennis Arvizu

Interview with La Mar’s Chef de Cuisine Dennis Arvizu

| September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

La Mar Cebichería Peruana, on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, will celebrate its third birthday on September 25. La Mar’s Chef de Cuisine Dennis Arvizu caught up with Bay Area Bites via email interview while in the midst of planning for the birthday.

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A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Sustainable Fish

A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Sustainable Fish

| February 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

You wouldn’t think that something as mundane as making a sandwich for my daughters on a weekend afternoon would be loaded with controversy, but it is. You see, my daughters love tuna fish sandwiches. Easy enough, right? We all grew up on sandwiches made of canned white tuna mixed with mayonnaise and served with a pickle. Yet although this quintessential American lunch may seem benign, it’s something I refuse to serve my children. The tuna fish sandwich we all grew up on is now too controversial, and potentially dangerous, for my daughters to eat.

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KQED’s Forum: How Sustainable is Your Fish?

KQED’s Forum: How Sustainable is Your Fish?

| February 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

Many San Francisco restaurants often boast that the fish they serve is “sustainable.” But a closer look suggests that might not be the case. Forum talks with restaurant owners and fish wholesalers about the challenges of catching, selling and serving “sustainable” fish — and what it will take for your conscience to match what’s on your plate.

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