sea urchins


What It Takes to Get the World's Best Sea Urchins on the Menu

Want the best urchin? You might need to track down a reclusive Faroese fisherman and crash at his house.


Why This Sea Urchin Diver Is Building an Arctic Farm for the Future

Amid the rugged and icy mountains of Norway, one couple's mission to create an Arctic farm for the future is growing.


A Common Virus is Causing Millions of Starfish to Waste Away

Scientists are trying to protect the remaining starfish before it’s too late.


​California Gold: The Uni Dynasty of Mendocino County

Uni, or sea urchin gonads, are the very essence of the ocean, but not an easy sell in the US. That’s changing.


Meet The Fresh Fish Fixer of Santiago

Every day, Gabriel Layer does what only a few restaurants suppliers in Santiago are willing to do: to provide Chile's kitchens with fish caught that same day.


Eating Toadstools and Buried Lamb Near the Arctic Circle

I flew to the wee Norwegian town of Mosjøen for the Arctic Food Festival, where a group of local and foreign chefs gathered together to bury lambs' legs, eat fly agaric mushrooms, and exchange food knowledge.