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A Whale of a Meal

on August 24th, 2011
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Turbot tempura N pickerel topped W whitefish caviar N Haida Gwaii herring roe on kelp 300x199 A Whale of a Meal

Turbot tempura: pickerel topped with whitefish caviar, Haida Gwaii herring roe and kelp

by Patricia Mack

“Madam, would you care for whale?” the waiter asked.

“Whale? Really?”

Yes, really, a “duet of whale” actually, beluga and bowhead with Davis Strait shrimp caviar served on a silver charger, as elegantly as at any top-of-the-line restaurant.

I hesitated.
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