Recent Deliveries with T&T ID: LineItem-45558

2015-11-14

King (Chinook) Salmon - Farmed from Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon being served at Acqua Al 2 in San Diego, CA.

  Product

King (Chinook) Salmon - Farmed

In today’s culinary world it can be very difficult for consumers to know whether or not their salmon is wild or farmed.  Because there are so many different varieties of salmon on the market, the details can be very confusing. Mark Bittman of the New York Times gives us the short version on the differences of purchasing salmon: “If it’s wild, it’s not Atlantic. If it’s Atlantic, it’s not wild. If it’s Pacific … you gotta know your fishmonger. Never a bad idea anyway.” (See link below for more)  Learn more about the farms raising the King Salmon by clicking the “Recent Delivery” links below.
  Producer
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Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon is located in the MacKenzie Basin, on the eastern side of the Southern Alps in the South Island of New Zealand. The farm is close to the town of Twizel and situated at an altitude of 600 meters. The Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon farms are located in hydro-canals used for power generation. These continually flowing canals are fed directly from mountain lakes fed in turn by glaciers and alpine rain. Dan is one of the company's long-serving employees, having started farming Kin...
  Restaurant
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Acqua Al 2 is open at 5 p.m., nightly. The restaurant is located at 322 5th Avenue, between streets J and K, in the heart of the historic Gaslamp District. The restaurant’s warm atmosphere is set off by dramatic brickwork, rich, dark woodwork, and wine displays. The Tuscan cuisine is presented much in the same way as it is in Florence. There are a variety of Insalata (Salads), Primi (First courses, pasta and rice dishes), Secondi (Entrées), and homemade Dolci (desserts)! Our Specialities are our...