In the city of Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido, you’re never far away from most excellent seafood. This is perhaps Asia’s best destination for the products of the ocean – particularly fresh squid. The spot to search out your lunch is Hakodate Asaichi (the morning market), where you can study tanks loaded with live gets, pick out your top choice and have it concocted for you without even a second’s pause.
For seafood lovers, Cancale implies clams. Truth be told, even the unenlightened would be hard pressed to name whatever else about this little seaside town, which is minimal more than a short portion of amazing seaside restaurants and clam slows down. However, what shellseafood they are – freshly got, scrumptious and very delicious.
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Fish is everywhere in Kota Kinabalu, a Malaysian city in the northern part of the island of Borneo. King prawns are a strength – in the city’s surrounding oceans, they’re particularly thick, rich, and succulent. It’s hard to pick the best prawns around, however Welcome Seafood and New Gaya Seafood both go after the award of serving the most delicious shellfish.
While falafel and fuul are Egypt’s staple chomps, Alexandria’s seafood can more than stand its ground. With the Mediterranean right close to home, the city is impeccably positioned for a wealth of fresh seafood. For rational traditional fare, head to one of the restaurants close to the Abu al-Abbas Mosque – or treat yourself at Fish Market Restaurant, where the fresh fish is supplemented with ocean sees.
Nowhere in the UK does seafood quite like Oban. This Scottish town has seafood lovers flocking in like voracious barracuda round a container of friend. Many head straight for Oban Seafood Hut, a crude but effective shack on the dock, dribbling in homespun appeal and floating out all manner of luscious scents; the scallops and langoustine are unmissable. Nonetheless, in the event that you prefer something somewhat more upmarket, look at The WaterFrontSeafoodouse or Ee-usk.
Mui Ne, Vietnam
The seafood diners of Mui Ne are known as ‘boke’; no nonsense fish joints that present huge king prawns and succulent scallops, generally joined by an enhancement made from salt, pepper and lemon juice. Nonetheless, assuming you need something somewhat more refined, Cay Bang is Mui Ne’s longest-running restaurant and the seafood – which you can choose from their tanks – is out of this world.
On each menu and market slow down in Sapporo, you’ll see a selection of delicious crab. There are a couple of fundamental assortments: horsehair crabs, king crabs, snow crabs and hanasaki crabs – all delicious in their own specific manner. There’s a talent to eating them, however – to perceive how to do it, take a look at the manner in which local people around Nijo Market skilfully employ their crab scissors.
Seafood suppers are sufficiently dreamy, however shouldn’t something be said about candlelit seafood meals directly on the sea shore? That is the thing that the fishing village of Jimbaran offers in spades. At restaurants like Made Bagus, the freshest of fresh seafood dishes are sprinkled with a hot sauce, before being barbecued on an open grill. When you get to the sea shore, simply follow your nose.