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Meet The Super Tray XXXL: San Pedro Fish Market’s MASSIVE 100-Pound Seafood Mountain

A few months ago, FOODBEAST broke the internet after revealing to the masses San Pedro Fish Market’s now world famous Seafood Super Tray, which received more than 30 million views online. The virality of this colossal seafood tray actually shut down freeway off-ramps into the Port of Long Beach, with “tens of thousands” of people making their way out to this legendary family-owned seafood eatery to try a Super Tray of their own.

Capitalizing on the success of the previous Super Tray, and to celebrate the premiere of Kings of Fi$h Season 3, FOODBEAST and Corona invited some friends and family to the San Pedro Fish Market for a special event — the unveiling of a new Super Tray XXXL.

Photo: Courtesy Port of LA

Weighing in at more than 100 pounds, the Super Tray XXXL broke nearly every neck in attendance on the crowded water-front patio. Stacked to the brim with lobsters, crab, along with more than 10 different types of locally caught seafood and seasoned to perfection with San Pedro Fish Market’s signature spices, the XXXL Tray is a sight to behold for anyone with a formidable appetite. The Super Tray XXXL is the equivalent of a golf-cart stuffed with seafood, ready to knock out 18 holes of hunger in one trip.  

Photo: Courtesy of Port of LA

This overflowing tub of seafood is literally rolled to your table and includes large shell shrimp, black mussels, Dungeness crab, halibut, calamari, large sea scallops and East Coast whole Maine Lobster. This massive feast also features tomato, onion, peppers, red potatoes, and warm loaves of the market’s famous garlic bread. To put things into perspective, this behemoth can easily feed between 80 to 100 people.


Photo: Courtesy of Port of LA

So, if you and 100 of your closest friends think you can put a dent in one of the most insane seafood platters ever, you better let San Pedro Fish Market know you’re coming. The new Super Tray XXXL will run you minimally $1200, and depending on the fish, can cost over $3000 (like ours did). Mike Ungaro, Principal of San Pedro Fish Market explained that there’s a bit of preparation time to ensure availability for a platter of this size.

If you’re looking to feed an army, the restaurant recommends calling at least three days ahead of time so they can gather the perfect tray of fish, as well as add any modifications and special requests that need to be accommodated.

Summer has just begun, which means there’s plenty of time to get the seafood squad together for some Super Tray XXXL savagery. So, start sending out your invites, and prepare for long summer nights at San Pedro Fish Market with the Super Tray XXXL, Corona Extra on draft, and perfect views of the water.

Created in partnership with our friends at Corona Extra
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7 Essential Pizza Prints Every Pizza Lover Should Have

There are a lot of people out there who claim to “love” pizza. However, these basic fans don’t know how to commit to pizza. You, on the other hand, want to live and breathe pizza, not just eat it. And you’re not alone! A few visually talented people clearly in lifelong pizza relationships created seven ways to keep your one, true love close to you.

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Pizza Socks

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Warm, sticky, garlicky…pizza was made for feet, but wearing these socks is the only time pizza should be on the ground.

Where to buy: $14.99 at Odd Sox


Pizza Panties

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Now, this item is really between you and your pizza, but this is a good option for closeted pizza lovers (looking at you, vegans) who want to show their love without marching in the pizza pride parade.

Where to buy: $5.00 at Target

 

Pizza Backpack

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Who are you gonna trust with your prized belongings? Your hands or your pizza backpack?

Where to buy: $34.99 at Target

 

Pizza Dress

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Pizza is as classy as you make it. Take your pizza dress out on a date and let it hug your curves. You know, where its sister pizzas went.

Where to buy: $44 at Sourpuss Clothing

 

Pizza Tie

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For the working professional, nothing says dedication and “I can be trusted with your Excel sheets” like a pizza tie.

Where to buy: $36-45 at Zazzle

 

Pizza Onesies

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On a rainy Saturday, pull on your pizza onesie and binge on Netflix and pizza. Or maybe it’s sunny out and you’re just having a bad day. Rest easy knowing that your onesie has your back. And your legs. And everything else except your feet, hands and the delivery bill.

Where to buy: $129.95 at Beloved

 

Pizza Bedsheets

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At the end of a long day, everyone just wants to fall into the loving folds of their pizza. These sheets are the ultimate safe space for your body, your feelings, and your late night munchies.

Where to buy: $219.84 at Rage On

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The Rainbow Pizza Is The Most Magical Pizza There Is

Previously, Amy of Oh, Bite It has shown us how to make deep fried tequila shotsramen chicken nuggetsgrilled cheese crusted pizzadeep fried srirachapizza tacos and so much more. Now she’s given us a recipe for rainbow pizza. This is a definite win-win all the way around crowd pleaser. Everyone loves rainbows and everyone loves pizza. Anyone who says otherwise IS A LIAR!!!!!1 Sorry for yelling, but you know it’s true.

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Written by Brittany High, IncredibleThings

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Fast Food

Taco Bell Is Finally Opening A Restaurant In China

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China is finally getting a Taco Bell.

Executives from parent company Yum! Brands Inc. said Tuesday that the first location is set to open by the end of the year in Shanghai. According to NRN, sister brands KFC and Pizza Hut have done pretty well in the country and it seems like Taco Bell will finally have a turn.

Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed says this will be the beginning of a huge potential for China.

The majority of Taco Bell’s 6,400 restaurants are in the United States. With the introduction to China, Yum hopes to expand the brand even further.

Operations in China will be spearheaded by a separate company called New Yum.

Photo: Taco Bell Facebook

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How Tuna Is Prepared Around The World

Seafood lies at the heart of any coastal community or island nation. Historically, cultural and geographical differences have shut sea creatures out of the cuisines of landlocked locales while inspiring creativity in others. Even before globalization and flash freezing made fish accessible, tuna had managed to work its way into diets across the globe.

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Photo: Takashi Hososhima / Flickr

Here are a few of the easiest tuna recipes from around the world:

Poke – Hawaii

The idea of raw fish salad may sound off-putting, but in reality, Poke is a genuinely stunning salad. Originally this Hawaiian dish was made with fish scraps from raw, cubed yellowfin tuna and a plethora of condiments. In recent years, poke’s simple construction has reached a new level of sophistication.

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Ahi Shoyu Poke

  • 1 lb. fresh ahi steaks, cut into cubed, bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (shoyu)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions (tops included)
  • 1/4 cup chopped Maui onion (or yellow onion)
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 chili pepper, cored, seeded and diced (optional)
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp. finely chopped toasted macadamia nuts (optional, as a substitute for inamona, which is difficult to find outside of Hawaii)

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients, and mix lightly. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Recipe from Hawai’i Magazine

Ceviche – Peru

Are you ready for more raw tuna? Good.

Ceviche is the undisputed national dish of Peru that has inspired numerous variations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. While the OG recipe is over 2,000 years old and doesn’t discriminate against other types of fish, tuna tends to be favored.

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Ahi Tuna Ceviche

  • 1/2 pound Ahi tuna steak (sashimi grade if possible), diced
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 Tablespoon rice vinegar (I used O Yuzu rice vinegar, see Cook’s note)
  • 1/2 of a Serrano pepper, very thinly sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 5 small leaves of fresh mint
  • sprinkle of black sesame seeds (optional)

In a medium bowl, mix soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, rice vinegar, Serrano pepper, lime juice, mint, and sesame seeds.

Next, add diced tuna and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Recipe from The Enchanted Cook.

Canned Tuna – United Kingdom

Though the US consumes a significant amount of canned tuna, with only 20 percent of our population, the UK enjoys a surprisingly comparable tonnage. Brits love canned tuna more than colonialism or cricket combined. It would be remiss not to include a sandwich so integral to the British way of life.

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Tuna Cucumber Sandwich

  • One can of tuna fish in oil (preferably filet)
  • 3-4 tbsp of mayonnaise (or to your preference)
  • ⅛ cup diced onions OR 2 tsp of onion powder
  • ⅛ cup diced celery (optional, for peasants)
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • 2 tsp butter
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sliced white or sourdough bread

Open the can of tuna and strain excess oil using the lid. DO NOT use a strainer unless you greatly dislike flavor.

In a medium-sized bowl, mash chunks out of tuna with a fork, but don’t go crazy because this isn’t pate.

Add mayonnaise, onions and, if you really must, celery. Mix until combined, adding salt and pepper as you see fit.

Butter both slices of bread. Trust me.

Spread tuna mixture over a slice of bread and drape with cucumber slices.

Place the other slice atop the cucumbers. If you’re an adult not going to a tea party, don’t cut the crusts off.

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Listen To This Metal Song On How To Make A Funfetti Birthday Cake

Remember Linzey Rae, the angel with the demon voice who learned us how to make shepherd’s pie? I’m gonna assume you said yes, but if you said no, HERE is a refresher. Now she’s back with a new metal song on how to make birthday cake. It is a real delight provided you like screaming. Which I do. It’s one of the few joys I have left in this life. Right up there with this scalp massager I got from a kiosk at the mall and bossing around the cats when my mom’s not home.

Written by Brittany High, IncredibleThings

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REPORT: How Much the CEOs of Your Favorite Fast Food Chains Make a Year

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For anyone who’s ever wondered how much a CEO of their favorite fast-food chain makes on a yearly basis, the numbers are in. While these numbers aren’t very shocking, especially since these corporations see so much business nationally, they are a bit hard to look at from the standpoint of an employee working at said chain.

The report was submitted by the Economic Policy Institute, which covered more 25 of the largest restaurant chains in the United States. The average income of a CEO, as conducted in 2013 was about $10.9 million. This, of course, was raised significantly by Starbucks Corp who netted $137.5 million. Give or take. The average annual income of a regular employee of these chains, came out to $18,880 a year. Among the chains included in the report are Jack in the Box, Chipotle, Taco Bell and McDonald’s.

What’s the most depressing is that for a few hours of “work” a CEO will make more than one what would take one of their employees an entire year to earn. Though at least it’s still better than being a writer. WAIT.

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H/T Business Insider

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This New Chicken Restaurant is Quietly Declaring War on Chick-fil-A

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With the phrase “the last true chicken” Super Chix effectively declared war on other chicken restaurants. Yum Brands has been keeping pretty low-key about testing their Super Chix concept. The restaurant has kept quiet and secluded to one location in Arlington, Tex., where they are currently testing their menu.

The funny thing is, Yum Brands also owns the world-famous Kentucky Fried Chicken. However, since its development, Super Chix hasn’t mentioned their affiliation with the goliath chicken chain. According to Ad Age, the reason behind this, good or bad, is that they want to start “free and clear of all perceptions of all existing brands.”

While the menu is small, it’s stacked for customization. Items include a chicken sandwich, chicken tenders, fries with a variety of dipping sauces and frozen custards. The chicken is said to be hand-breaded, MSG-free and contains no high-fructose corn syrup or phosphates. As of now, marketing for Super Chix is at a bare minimum.

Chick-fil-A, take note.