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see flatfishflatfish,
common name for any member of the unique and widespread order Pleuronectiformes containing over 500 species (including the flounder, halibut, plaice, sole, and turbot), 130 of which are American.
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halibut

[′hal·ə·bət]
(vertebrate zoology)
Either of two large species of flatfishes in the genus Hippoglossus; commonly known as a right-eye flounder.

halibut

, holibut
1. the largest flatfish: a dark green North Atlantic species, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, that is a very important food fish: family Pleuronectidae
2. any of several similar and related flatfishes, such as Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Greenland halibut)
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QUIMBY'S RESTAURANT Three big hunks of Alaskan halibut, tempura-battered and quickly fried, and a healthy scoop of fresh, zesty slaw: There's more on the menu, but with a meal this good, why bother?
The Alaskan halibut IFQ program has had varied economic effects on processors.
Try this menu: serve savory Alaskan halibut encased in flaky puff pastry shells, filled with a cream sauce dotted with a "confetti of green peas." Lighten up the fare with St.
Catch 35 Naperville hosts an Alaskan Halibut "Ocean to Plate" food and wine tasting event starting at 6 p.m.
For an even more adventurous life than catching King Salmon, try fishing for the all mighty Alaskan halibut. Alaska tends to grow them big.
For $125 per person/$175 with wine pairing, guests will enjoy Vitello Tonnato (roasted veal, crispy veal sweetbread, tuna sauce and caper berries), Tagliatelle con Aragosta (homemade pasta, Maine lobster, caviar and tarragon), Ippoglosso (roasted Alaskan halibut, porcini gnocchi and mustard greens), Wagyu (seared Wagyu beef, smoked sunchokes and roasted maitake mushrooms) and Torta Di Cioccolato (chocolate-hazelnut cake and roasted banana gelato).
"Flavors of Fall" with chef John Ash features Wild Mushroom Toasts With Fried Basil; Italian Garlic and Bread Soup With Poached Eggs; Fresh Alaskan Halibut Hobo Packs; and Soup of Fall Fruits With Muscat Sabayon and Almond Thins.
“By starting with pairings like Rubicon's flagship white wine Blanchaneaux 2010 served with Cypress Grove Chevre Fresh Figs and RC Reserve Syrah 2009, a wine known for its dark berry, chocolate and vanilla flavors, served with Alaskan Halibut Cheeks in a Morel Mushroom Parmesan, those who attend can't help but be impressed,” Schwerd said.
Selections include steamed Shanghai dumplings, Latin spice crusted Alaskan halibut fillet and buttermilk panna cotta delight.
To assist in deliberations on individual fishing quota (IFQ) programs, GAO determined (1) the extent of consolidation of quota holdings in three IFQ programs (Alaskan halibut and sablefish, wreckfish, and surfclam/ocean quahog); (2) the extent of foreign holdings of quota in these programs; and (3) the economic effect of the IFQ program on Alaskan halibut and sablefish processors.
"We found tilefish, which is on the FDA's 'Do Not Eat List' because of its high mercury content for women of child-bearing age and children, was found in New York City sold as both red snapper and Alaskan halibut," Oceana Campaign Director Beth Lowell told 1010 WINS.
Menu includes Thai-Style Tomato Soup With Shrimp and Cellophane Noodles; Dungeness Crab, Mango and Celery Root Salad; Pan-Fried Fresh Trout Agrodolce; and Alaskan Halibut in a Spicy Coconut Broth.

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