Do you smell that? The foul, fishy, putrid odor that seems to be wafting around the air?
No, it’s not your local seafood restaurant (see the seventh entry on the list below), it’s the stench of LIES. Dirty, perpetuated, (actual) fake news, pants-on-fire, blatant misinformation. It’s as unappetizing as months-old mollusks — and in some cases, just as problematic for your health.
Seafood, in general, seems to be the victim of more reputation-damaging rumors than any other food. So in the spirit of busting, we talked to a handful of seafood-centric chefs, to help us debunk 16 prevalent myths about seafood that still seem to be swirling around the culinary zeitgeist. Read it. Learn it. And be the pompous jerk at your next crab boil that loudly corrects everyone.