still using a fishing pole? not in lima or the texas coast…

chef carlos testino of lima pez restaurant in lima, peru with a 90 kg grouper

got an email this morning and it completely changed the outlook of my day.  i was gonna go out and have a nice day playing golf & drinking beer with some buddies, which sounded like a pretty good day – until my phone vibrates early this morning and it’s a email from chef carlos testino of lima pez restaurant in lima, peru.  so, i open the attachments and this is what i saw!  consequently, my day didn’t sound as fun or productive.  the only thing i planned on catching today was a buzz.  i was filled with jealously and envy!  what a luxury to be able to dive in the pacific ocean, pick out the fish under water you like & do work!  i am so eager to get back to lima.  shithead!

chef carlos testino on the left holding the day’s bounty.  chita (rock fish), tramboyo, loro negro (black parrot), pintadiya (amazing rock fish for sashimi)

shortly after posting all this non-sense from peru i received an email from chef bryan caswell telling me that we can do the same stuff here in texas.  these photos are from the texas coast!!!  giddy up.

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