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The beloved pink scallop resurfaces — deliciously

Jones Family Farms on Lopez Island works through regulations and harvesting challenges to bring back ‘singing scallops,’ and Seattle chefs are eating them up.   “FARMING IS VIOLENT. Shellfish farming is nurturing,” observes Nick Jones, who engages in both on Lopez Island. Nick and Sarah Jones run Jones Family Farms, where they raise grass-fed, free-range […]

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Pink Scallops Return to Seattle Menus

After disappearing from the market for years, a special kind of seafood makes a triumphant comeback It was around 1993 or 1994 at The Herbfarm (where Poppy/Lionhead chef Jerry Traunfeld was then in the kitchen) when food writer Sara Dickerman found The Birth of Venus in her seafood chowder. As Dickerman remembers it, she was […]

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King 5 News ~ Rare Northwest delicacy making a comeback in Puget Sound

Divers off the shores of Lopez Island are searching the depths of Puget Sound for a rare delicacy that hasn’t surfaced here for more than 20 years. “It’s like nothing you’ve ever eaten before,” said Nick Jones, owner of Jones Family Farms. “It’s a unique experience.” Singing Pink Scallops were fashionable in upscale restaurants all […]

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