Buffalo in the 70s: Lake Erie’s ‘trash fish’ are still good to eat

By Steve Cichon

News Food Critic Janice Okun spoke with the director of the Cooperative Extension’s Sea Grant advisory program, who offered some preparation ideas beyond pan frying and whose office was looking for ways to help Buffalo eat those fish you’d probably just want to throw back.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.