Thursday, February 2, 2012

100 Strangers Project Part 11

Meet Eddie Barbosa:

Meet my stranger part 11: Eddie Barbosa, a local fishmonger. Eddie has been working in his dads fish shop for the past 5 years. His dad opened the shop 34 years ago. His father came from the San Miguel islands in Portugal. Eddie told me that they import fish from all over the states esp Boston and from Portugal. He showed this huge fish called Grouper fish which can be used in stews. He also showed me the imported Sea Eel from Portugal and the roe inside. They have clams, mussels, sardines, eel, grouper, shark, crab, shrimp, lobster, and many irish peoples favourite perri winkles to name but a few. Eddie is 36 years old born and raised in Montreal and has a 3 month old baby. His favourite seafood are shrimp and lobster. Their fish shop S. Miguel can be found on St Urbain and Villeneuve.