Seafood Mixed Grill in the Style of Essaouira


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By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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Essaouira is a port town on the northwest coast of Morocco. Here, on the concrete wharf where the fishing boats tie up, fish lovers will find a most remarkable seafood barbecue. To get to this spot, you must navigate a tangled web of fishing nets, a gauntlet of touts (each one attempting to drag you to the stall of his employer), and a disconcerting cloud of flies. Take courage, because once you are seated, you will enjoy impeccably fresh seafood the way it is meant to be served: in sight o