This episode is all about seafood. Michael shares some of his favorite dishes that he enjoyed in restaurants and replicated at home. He talks about the misunderstood origins of cioppino and lists the reasons he misses California abalone. If you have access to canned or fresh oysters, Michael suggests making hangtown fry, a dish accompanied by tall tales about who made it first that can be served for brunch or dinner. Plus, enjoy one of The Shameless Chef’s most famous programs about how to cook a fish filet in your dishwasher. 

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