I’ve just signed up to Fish2fork’s DinerRatings. This is a new service, launched this week by the fish sustainability campaigning group to coincide with a revamp of its website. Fish2fork aims to provide an instant online rating of restaurants, according to the impact their seafood has on the seas and marine life. It invites diners to… Continue reading
Posts tagged sustainable fish
Will Waitrose’s sustainable fish pledge be a catch with customers?
A new Waitrose opened in our local town of August 8, and we shall be going there in future for all our fish. I don’t mean to make light of the efforts the other local supermarkets have put into selling fish from sustainable sources, but Waitrose has made a commitment that, by the end of… Continue reading →
Catch the taste of sustainable fish in a top London hotel
There are many good things to say about the fish restaurant Catch, at Hyatt’s new Andaz Liverpool Street hotel. You could list the presentation, the service, the quality of cooking and the ambience, all of them important reasons for choosing to dine there. And yet these are things you could say about many other places in… Continue reading →
Pollock: from humble discard to top spot on the menu
In an average day out and about, how often do you make ethical decisions? You care for the homeless, so shouldn’t you buy that Big Issue? And why not stop for that chugger (street fundraiser), who only wants to persuade you to make a direct debit to some extremely good cause? It’s time for a… Continue reading →
Civil servants, forces to be served sustainable fish
UK Food Minister Jim Paice MP has announced a big change to Government plans to introduce sustainability standards for fish bought by Whitehall. They will now extend to all fish, without any exceptions. Previously 4 out of 10 fish bought by Whitehall (effectively the British civil service) were to be excluded from the plans. This… Continue reading →
How sustainable is your restaurant’s fish dish?
How much should you care about where the fish you are served in a restaurant comes from? And how much do you find out about this from the menu, the serving staff and the restaurants website? The answer to the first question is: a lot. And to the second: not much at all. When… Continue reading →