Mahi Mahi: A Powerhouse of Healthy Protein

Posted by on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Seared Mahi Mahi Fillets with Vegetables and Sauce

Health experts agree that the benefits of fish as a protein source rise above. But with some fish, especially large fish, customers have to weigh those benefits against risks like mercury. The common understanding is that the larger the ocean fish, the more likely it is to be contaminated. Pregnant women and young children are advised to avoid several large varieties, including Swordfish, King mackerel, Tilefish, Bigeye tuna and Marlin because of potentially harmful amounts of mercury.

There is one exception, however: Mahi Mahi. 

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Splurge on Oysters this Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Tasty oysters on the half shell served flat lay on wooden background directly above view

There is no day on the calendar better suited to aphrodisiac foods than Valentine’s Day. And one of the most notorious foods rumored to help people get in the mood is fresh, raw oysters. The legendary 18th century lover Casanova wrote in his memoir that he ate fifty oysters every day for breakfast, and dozens more at lunch and dinner. 

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Fish Makes for Fantastically Healthy New Year

Posted by on Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Grilled Halibut with Capers,Olives and Tomatoes – Photographed on Hasselblad H3D2-39mb Camera

If your New Year’s resolutions include working out more and eating healthier, you’re certainly not alone. We all tend to overindulge during the holidays. This year, get over your guilt with fresh seafood from Pucci Foods. When you make fish the focus of family dinners, you also put health in the spotlight. 

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Let Fresh Fish Score Big This Super Bowl

Posted by on Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Fish and vegetable kebabs

The Super Bowl comes at the height of guilt about all that indulging over the holidays. Help your Bay Area seafood market score during playoffs and the big game by capitalizing on ambitions to make 2019 a year of good health. You already have the upper hand. Fresh fish is lean protein packed with vitamins, essential amino acids, and those coveted omega-3 fatty acids. 

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Ring in the Holidays with Fresh Crab

Posted by on Saturday, December 15th, 2018

“Homemade crab cakes made with lump crab meat and a tasty, tangy Remoulade sauce”

The San Francisco Bay Area is ringing in its highly-anticipated Dungeness crab season and the timing couldn’t be more perfect. With the holidays upon us, there are plenty of occasions to feature this local delicacy. Dungeness is a hit at parties, family get-togethers, open houses and fancy dinners alike. If you’re hosting out-of-town guests, who don’t have the luxury of fresh seafood year-round, consider a crab feed to impress them. It’s not just a satisfying and delicious way to fill up. It’s food for the soul. An added bonus? Everything from Pucci Foods is certified safe, sustainable, and sure to please. 

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Bay Area Crab Season Strong for the Holidays

Posted by on Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Live Crabs Being Dumped into Shipping Container

Dungeness crab continues its comeback in the Bay Area and beyond, after a dismal year in 2015 and less than phenomenal conditions since. Crab season got underway last month with only one small hiccup. Harmful demoic acid levels delayed the start of commercial Dungeness fishing north of Bodega Head State Marine Reserve to the Sonoma/Mendocino county line. But the California Department of Fish and Wildlife ruled everything south of Bodega Head safe and healthy. That has fishermen optimistic about a productive season and local seafood markets celebrating as well. Customers come clamoring for crab in November, December, and January as a favorite way to help ring in the holidays.

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Giving Thanks for California Protections this November

Posted by on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

November is a time of gratitude, family, shorter days and holiday cheer. But it’s also the height of election season, which comes with a whole lot of political angst. This year Pucci Foods was following one battle closely. While it’s not tied to a particular proposition or candidate, it hits very close to home. We’re talking about federal plans to expand offshore oil drilling along the California coast, and Governor Jerry Brown’s attempts to make sure this never happens.

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Forget the Lobster Feed, Throw an Oyster Feed this October

Posted by on Saturday, October 6th, 2018

The San Francisco Bay Area is the envy of the entire country when it comes to fresh oysters. With a world-class oyster industry centered just north of San Francisco, in Tomales Bay, local fish suppliers, including Daily Fresh Fish literally stock the cream of the crop. Don’t take this succulent delicacy of the sea for granted this season. Ring in October with an oyster feed, whether you keep it a small, family affair, or whether you host guests.

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Bay Area Oysters: October’s Crown Jewels

Posted by on Monday, October 1st, 2018

Fall means fresh oysters are pouring into Bay Area fish markets. And while your customers may know oyster season is in full swing, they may not know the local lore behind these fall favorites.

Tomales Bay is the center of California’s renowned oyster industry. For more than a hundred years, the remarkable bay has provided delicious, sustainable oysters to the Bay Area and beyond. The close proximity of Tomales Bay to San Francisco (a mere 60 miles) makes local seafood lovers among the luckiest on the planet. Bay Area fish markets are the first stop in a world-class oyster pipeline.

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Serve up Seafood Comfort Food During September

Posted by on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, comfort food often means seafood, from tender mahi mahi steaks or slabs of juicy salmon, to bowls of creamy, salty, clam chowder served with a side of fresh sourdough bread. As the last of California’s summer days pass through, make comfort food the focus of your fish counter.

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