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Seafood Sessions: Geoduck with Malindi Taylor of Taylor Shellfish Farms

  • Coquille Fine Seafood 181 Carrall Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 1A1 Canada (map)

Every Thursday during happy hour we feature a different Ocean Wise seafood or shellfish and we invite our local fishermen and women, shellfish farmers, and seafood experts in to share some stories and tricks of the trade over a drink and some happy hour snacks.

Malindi hails from a long line of shellfish farmers, dating back to the 1890s. Located in Puget Sound, Washington, Taylor Shellfish is a leader in the sustainable shellfish farming industry, along with their sister company, Fanny Bay Oysters, here in British Columbia. Malindi will be here to talk about the ‘King of Clams’; the geoduck {pronounced gooey-duck}! Geoduck is a Nisqually word that means 'dig deep'.

Geoducks are native to the Pacific Northwest and are known for their large siphons, as well as their delicate flavour. They are the largest burrowing clams species in the world and also have a long life expectancy. The largest on record was 16 lbs and over 160 years old!

Join Malindi and our crew on July 11th to taste this sweet, soft-shell clam and learn more about this fascinating creature.

*Reservations and walk-in guests are all welcome*