Recent Deliveries with T&T ID: T-14423


Dover Sole from F/V Tara Dawn being served at Sbicca in Del Mar, CA.


Dover Sole

Dover sole is a flatfish. Both of its eyes are located on one side of its head. They have a small mouth relative to their size. Their drab coloring helps them camouflage themselves on the ocean floor. In some areas, Dover sole are referred to as “slippery sole” because juvenile and adult Dover sole excrete mucous onto their skin/scales, making them incredibly slippery and hard to pick up or hold. Dover sole is an excellent source of low-fat protein, calcium, and other important nutrients.
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The captain of the F/V Tara Dawn, Tommy Estes, is a third-generation fisherman out of Fort Bragg. His boat was built in 1975 in Fort Bragg’s Noyo Harbor by Captain Tommy’s father and uncle. As described below, Captain Tommy was just seven years old when he made his first extended fishing trip - a 28-day albacore run with his dad up to Queen Charlotte Island in Canada. Fishing is definitely part of the Estes family and their community in Fort Bragg, California. Captain Tommy continues to look tow...
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For almost 16 years, Sbicca has been welcoming locals and visitors to enjoy fresh California cuisine and outstanding wines in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Owner Dan Sbicca and his staff are committed to delivering an outstanding dining experience—whether it’s dinner after the races, a casual brunch date, or a special occasion on our ocean view deck, Sbicca will delight you. Featuring a wine list that is unique and approachable and a focus on fresh, local ingredients, Sbicca offers salads, e...