David Pilat

Blog Posts By Author

July 13, 2013 @ Whole Story
July and August bring us some of the best (and most sustainably-caught) fish for the grill. Call them “steak fish” if you will. 
June 11, 2013 @ Whole Story
Having our own port buyers in Alaska means the freshest wild salmon in our stores. Learn more.
June 1, 2013 @ Whole Story
The environmental group Greenpeace ranked Whole Foods Market #1 on their 2013 Seafood Sustainability Scorecard. Here’s why.
December 16, 2012 @ Whole Story
Christmas Eve means a lot of things to different people, but to those of us who celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes (festa dei sette pesci), it’s always meant fresh, delicious seafood (and maybe an early present or two). The Seven Fishes is an Italian tradition of serving seven courses (or more!) of fish and seafood on Christmas Eve.
December 19, 2011 @ Whole Story
We hope you enjoy this encore blog post about a wonderful Christmas tradition.
July 2, 2011 @ Whole Story
Harpooners bring us fresh swordfish for just a few weeks each summer, so now is the time to get cooking with this legendary fish. Learn more and find great cooking tips and recipes
December 19, 2010 @ Whole Story
Celebrate Christmas Eve with spectacular seafood. Our seafood buyer shares his family’s traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes.
November 4, 2010 @ Whole Story
You’ll never find added phosphates or sulfates in our shrimp— we don’t want anything to take away from the sweet, delicate flavor of shrimp raised right. Learn what sets our shrimp apart.
October 30, 2010 @ Whole Story
Whether you call it “fish farming” or go for the more formal term “aquaculture,” our seafood experts call it like it is: our tough standards for farmed seafood make a difference on your plate.
October 19, 2010 @ Whole Story
In the pristine waters surrounding Sudureyri, Iceland, local fishermen ensure their continued livelihood by using long lines to catch Atlantic cod, instead of large-scale trawlers.