Originally Posted by buccaneer
You would think it was an Italian dish, from the name, but it is actually a San Francisco dish, with Mediterranean influences. There is a longstanding Italian neighborhood in San Fran. I'm sure that influenced the dish.
If you love fresh seafood, cooked quickly and naturally, it is a fantastic meal. To me, it is a summer meal. It is a meal I like with a good, crisp white wine on a summer evening. That and some crusty bread to sop up the sauce.
It is just the right time of year for you.