Recent Deliveries with T&T ID: LineItem-251343

2017-05-31

Opah from F/V Kraken being served at Cowboy Star in San Diego, CA.

  Product

Opah

Opah are an unusual looking fish – they have round, flat, body that’s silvery gray in color. Toward the belly, the silver shades to a rose red, dotted with white spots. Its fins and mouth are red, and their large eyes are encircled with gold. Fishermen once thought that this unusually colorful fish brought good luck, and would give it away as a goodwill gesture rather than sell it. There also wasn’t much of a market for the fish. In the late 1980s, the state of Hawaii started promoting opah to build a market among U.S.
  Producer
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A native Oregonian, Captain Clint Funderburg began his fishing career nearly 30 years ago at the young age of 12 by taking a job as a deckhand. By 17 he was running boats for other captains. By 18 he had become the proud owner of his first boat. Now based in San Diego, and the owner of his fourth boat, the F/V Kraken, Captain Clint fishes for bigeye tuna, opah, swordfish, mahi-mahi, wahoo and monchong (pomfret) in the waters between California and Hawaii. He shares fishing responsibilities with...
  Restaurant
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Cowboy Star’s full-service butcher shop provides a wide variety of the best quality products available to San Diegans looking for a truly fresh and unique approach to buying meat. The walk-in retail space‚ adjoining the restaurant‚ is the source for the signature meat served in the restaurant.