In this episode, Misha and the Roadfood crew cruise through the great state of Rhode Island on a tour to find the tastiest Calamari. Little did we know that Calamari is the official state appetizer. Misha gets the scoop on how this decision came to be with RI State Representative, Joe MacNamara. They meet up at O’Rourke’s Bar &Grill to taste this famous dish.
Down on the docks, Misha talks with Squid Fishman and Captain, Jason Sawyer. He runs his own squid fishing business with his family. He shows Misha net repairing techniques as they connect on trying to balance a time consuming job with family.
Next on this episode, they head to Fearless Fish a direct to consumer fish market, where owner, Stu Meltzer, shows Misha the ease in which people can make squid at home. He has turned many customers around with this tasty and easy to cook fish. Check out his recipe for Warm Squid Salad.
To see how the squid is really made, he heads over to a squid processing plant, Sea Fresh, where he gets an exclusive behind the scenes experience of cleaning and preparing raw squid with one of their very patient employees.
Finally, Misha heads to Iggy’s Doughboy and Chowder House on the beautiful beach to surprise his mother with a camera crew on his birthday. There, his mother has a surprise for him; an tomato upside down cake for his birthday that she made for him. Was it tasty? You’ll have to watch the episode on Rhode Island to find out.