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Is Shellfish Good for You?

Have you ever wondered if the lobster tail or crab legs you love to indulge in are good for you? Or, if there are any health benefits to eating a bowl of delicious mussels? If you have, we have good news. There are health benefits to all of these foods! Even though the benefits of eating shellfish aren’t talked about Read more...

Getting Enough of the Right Omega-3s to Improve Your Health?

Omega-3 fatty acids are vital fats that improve the health of your heart, brain and eyes. Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids is the best way to reap the health benefits of these essential nutrients. Do you know that the source of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet is as important as how much you’re getting?   According to research, plant-based sources Read more...

Cooking Tips for People Who Don’t Like Fish

Whether you want to improve your heart health, your sleep or your overall nutrition, adding fish into your diet is a smart choice. Seafood is the best dietary source of vitamin D and heart healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. Getting more of these essential nutrients through your diet can have a big impact on your health. The idea of eating seafood regularly might Read more...

How to Make Perfect Crab Cakes

New England is famous for our decadent crab cakes. The best time to make these savory cakes is from June to August when blue crabs are in season. A classic New England crab cake is made with large chunks of savory blue crab with a light cake-y batter that just barely holds it together. Simple as it may seem, making the Read more...

Debunking Myths About Tilapia

Mild, tender and easy to prepare tilapia is widely loved even by people who rarely enjoy seafood. It is becoming one of the most popular fish in the United States. The almost universal appeal of tilapia has made some people believe it is too good to be true. You may have heard some of the common myths about tilapia. We want to set the Read more...

Seafood & Sleep: Best Fish for a Good Night’s Rest

Do you have a hard time getting a good eight hours of sleep a night? If you do, you aren’t alone. You may be surprised to lean that eating more seafood can help you sleep better.  More than 100 million Americans of every age are sleep deprived. At this time of year, when the days are long and our Read more...

Contact City Fish Market

  City Fish Market, Inc. 884 Silas Deane Highway Wethersfield, CT 06109 Tel: 860.522.3129 Fax: 860.721.0091 Toll Free: 800.486.2347 Read more...

Why You Should Think About Becoming a Pescatarian

The popularity of veganism and vegetarianism has been rising as more of us become aware of the negative environmental impact and harmful practices of factory farms. Adopting a pescatarian diet may be better for your heath. A pescatarian, or pesco-vegetarian, is someone who eats a primarily plant-based diet without any meat except seafood. It combines the health advantages of a plant-based diet with the essential nutrients Read more...

Choosing Sustainable Seafood this Spring and Summer

Seafood is a staple throughout the year here in New England but especially in the spring and summer when coastal clam shacks open their doors. Fresh finfish and shellfish are in abundance during this time of year just when we are craving lighter meals made with the sea’s bounty. Concern about contributing to overfishing might have you second guessing whether or not you should stop by Read more...

Pro Tips: What Types of Seafood Should You Buy for a Healthy Diet

If you aren’t a seafood aficionado, it can be hard to feel confident ordering seafood at the fish counter. Whether you want to know what seafood you should avoid to reduce the risk of consuming mercury or which varieties have the highest amounts of omega-3 fatty acids or vitamin D, we can help! Our seafood experts at City Fish Market have put together this healthy Read more...