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Legislators push to make calamari official RI appetizer

February 19, 2014

STATE HOUSE – A newspaper report of a few years ago had this lead paragraph: “An ugly, slimy Rhode Island secret has surfaced: Rhode Island is the East Coast capital of squid.”

It may be a secret that squid landings in Rhode Island accounts for about 50 percent of all squid taken along the eastern seaboard. But from here to Seattle and lots of places in between, it’s no secret that Rhode Island squid turned into calamari is a restaurant favorite.

For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the Narragansett Times.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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