Recent Deliveries with T&T ID: LineItem-251362

2017-05-31

Opah from F/V Kraken being served at Florent Restaurant and Lounge 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
fishermen image
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
restaurant image
FLORENT, with its name derived from the historical architecture style of the original Old City Hall building, along with paying homage to the year the building was established, 1874. The split level venue celebrates San Diego’s immense culinary and nightlife scene with a creative & whimsical collaboration by celebrity Chef Richard Sweeney and long-time entrepreneurs David Schiffman, Mark Huber and Scott Sanders, along with General Manager Jared Vallon. The space reflects an approachable e...