One of the secrets to making a fabulous meal with seafood includes a trip to a favorite fish market for fresh choices. Cannot count the number of times that we've left the beach, headed for home and have made shopping at the Half Moon Bay Fish Market a regular stop.
Great shop owned for many years by the same family - family photos and memories tacked up all over the tiny market. They have thought of everything -
Great people to help - always friendly. They treat us like long lost friends whenever we come in, even tossing in a few extra oysters on occasion!
Blue Point Oysters are always on the menu... (not mine, but Tom's!)
Fresh local dungeness crabs live, also cooked and cleaned ready to take home and dip in melted butter. (YUM!)
Salmon fillets, or whole salmon for the more adventuresome. Not this girl - I don't like the bones! (or the heads)
Live crabs and lobsters available, as well as fresh squid, prawns, and jumbo shrimp! We frequently pick up fresh clams here too for clam linguine
and yummy clam chowder
On several occasions we've also picked up the most incredible Ahi - melt in your mouth with just a light searing on the outside.
They have it all do you don't have to make another stop. Lemons, seasonings, fresh baked bread from Half Moon Bay Bakery...
Specialty private label sauces to complete your meal...
Forget the wine? Half Moon Bay Fish Market has a nice selection to choose from, most of which are local California wines. They even sell fresh flowers for the romantics!
Stop by and see our friends next time you take a drive down California's Hwy 1 past Half Moon Bay.
And to show off your seafood creations,
how about these fun serving pieces?
Well... I guess what we are having for dinner has been decided! Now if I could only get my hands on all those beautiful serving pieces!!
Cricket @ gypsea nurse
Looks wonderful! In fact, the blog looks fabulous all together.
Ok, now I'm hungry! :) A beach loving girl has got to love seafood too, right?! And I love that oyster platter!!
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Hi there~ Love the serving pieces you have shown! Absolutely beautiful! I love Coastal designs and treasures- Thanks so much for stopping by and saying hello- love your blog- now following. :)
Makin' me hungry!
Looks like a fabulous place!!!!
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