- Chez Panisse opens (1971)
What is Hake?
Hake Shopping Tips
Buy a whole Hake for your next Hake Recipe. A fresh fish should not smell fishy or have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a fresh ocean scent.
Hake Cooking How-Tos
Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.
Most white wines (especially albariÃ±o) and rosÃ© with most fish dishes. Muscadet, sancerre, or New Zealand sauvignon blanc with cold fish dishes; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, or pinot blanc with grilled or roasted fish; sauvignon blanc or gewÃ¼rztraminer with baked fish; grÃ¼ner veltliner with fish pÃ¢tÃ©; vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with light fish dishes; fino or manzanilla with small fried fish; junmai, junmai-ginjo, or junmai-daiginjo with teriyaki fish.