+
Food Media

Seal or No Seal?

zippo | Aug 27, 201506:24 PM     3

excerpt:

Before we left for St. John’s, I watched every one of the videos posted about [chef Jeremy Charles] on YouTube (there are at least thirteen, and it didn’t take but an hour and a half). In one of them, the chef—ginger-haired and sturdy, who smiles into a squint that scouts for blow spouts above the surface of the waves—was hauling flanks of meat into a restaurant for a seal-focused feast. “It’s a wild, beautiful, organic meat that’s sustainably harvested,” he told the camera. “Whether it’s raw or cured, braised or stewed, it’s delicious.” The video pictured seal loins cooked à la ficelle in front of an open fire, and diners plucking chunks of roasted meat out of a cast-iron skillet. I began telling everyone I knew that I was heading to Newfoundland to eat seal, or rather, tried to drop it into the conversation in the same way you mention that your new car is a Tesla or that you’ve just taken your first ayahuasca trip at an Amazon resort.

Seal or No Seal?

luckypeach.com
Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

The Ultimate 'Farewell Summer, Hello Fall' Food Guide
Recipe Round-Ups

The Ultimate 'Farewell Summer, Hello Fall' Food Guide

by Chowhound Editors | Early fall recipes can overlap a lot with late summer dishes; it's a transitional time period, and...

Ring in Fall with a Bowl of Creamy, Bacon-Studded Butter Beans
Food News

Ring in Fall with a Bowl of Creamy, Bacon-Studded Butter Beans

by Amy Schulman | Plucking a cookbook off the shelf is easy. But pulling one that’s guaranteed to bear a recipe that...

11 German Recipes for an Oktoberfest Feast
Recipe Round-Ups

11 German Recipes for an Oktoberfest Feast

by Miki Kawasaki | The best German recipes are perfect for fall, and especially for Oktoberfest (and yes, they all pair...

Everything You Need to Know to Host an Awesome Oktoberfest
Entertaining

Everything You Need to Know to Host an Awesome Oktoberfest

by Noelle Daidone | Oktoberfest 2020 may be cancelled due to COVID-19, but you can still celebrate at home. Here's everything...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.