DC Chef Says Educated Consumers Prefer Gulf Seafood
Tunks, like most restaurant owners, only deals with certified seafood vendors. He knows the sources of the food he serves, adding that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is the most regulated food in America as the result of questions raised after BP’s oil gusher.
Has the image, brand and perception of Louisiana seafood been damaged by BP’s runaway oil well?
“Obviously damage has been done,” says Tunks. “I think only time will tell … all we can do is keep focusing on work and that’s easy for do for chefs” because Louisiana seafood is such a great product, he says. Read more..