Calamari Recipes

Easy recipes to serve your own inventive calamari dishes at home.

Courtesy of Fearless Fish Market. Fearless Fish’s Warm Squid Salad Recipe by chef Nikhil Navnish Naiker (@nikhil_nn), developed when he worked at Fearless Fish Market. 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided 1 onion, sliced ½ bunch broccolini, cut into bite-size pieces* 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 lb cleaned squid, cut into bite-size pieces ¼ head radicchio, rough chopped* 2 tsp…

The Fate of the Rhode Island Calamari Festival

Calamari comeback? Hopefully.

Photograph courtesy of Calamari Festival/Photograph by Caitlyn Lifschitz.Calamari comback? Hopefully. The Rhode Island Calamari Festival is aiming to make its return for a sixth year on September 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Narragansett Towers. Around ten to twelve local restaurants usually compete to create the best and most creative calamari dishes, and then the public votes…

Squid Fun Facts

Fun things we never knew about squid and calamari.

Getty Images. Calamari was designated as the official state appetizer of Rhode Island, signed into law by then-Governor Lincoln Chafee in 2014. Squid is Rhode Island’s top landed seafood with more than 119 Rhode Island fishing vessels bringing in an average of twenty-two million pounds each year valued at more than $28 million annually for this one species. Galilee is…