My real introduction to Indian food was in the East Village in 1988. For two years I had lived on Seventh Street, a mere block from downtown’s Little India, and for two years I resisted the sweet, mysterious curry scented … Continue reading Sixth Street Masala: Shrimp Curry East Village Style
Blackfish are a serious fisherman’s fish. Some of the most enjoyable fishing I have ever done in my life has for blackfish. They are quick, cunning and smart. When hooked they will dart for structure to cut your line. The … Continue reading Asian Fisherman’s Stew with Blackfish
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History of the NY Bight“Some of the best fishing is done not in water but in print.” – Sparse Grey Hackle from The Quotable Fisherman by Nick Lyons THE ICE CAP Courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey Approximately fourteen to eighteen … Continue reading A Brief History of the New York Bight
A New York Foodie’s Bonafides and Particulars Hi, I’m Jim. I am a big man, recreational fisherman, home cook in a tiny kitchen in my native New York. I hook it and cook it, buy it and fry it and … Continue reading I Started Cookin’ in Brooklyn
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As the days grow shorter and the ocean water cools, voracious bluefish and striped bass chase baitfish into the bays and beaches around New York City for one last feeding-frenzy before moving into deeper water for winter. For the recreational … Continue reading UPDATED- Four Great Fall Fishing Spots in New York City