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Dover Sole from F/V Tara Dawn being served at Catamaran Atoll Restaurant in San Diego, 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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The Catamaran Resort Hotel’s Atoll Restaurant has won numerous awards include the San Diego Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Finest Academy of Hospitality Sciences in 1998 and the San Diego Magazine’s people Choice Award for “Best Sunday Brunch” in San Diego in 1998, 1999 and 2006. Enjoy traditional favorites for any meal — the Continental Breakfast is always favorite — or perhaps some more inventive plates like the Eggplant Portobello Mushroom Sandwich at lunch or the Kurobuta Pork Tenderloin...