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Triangle Area Loses A Fishmonger

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burgeoningfoodie Feb 26, 2010 06:01 AM

Though I've never happened into Tom Robinson's little Seafood market in Carrboro, I was always told that despite its looks it was the place to go for probably the freshest seafood. I don't know what will become of the place as the man behind the store passed away recently.

http://blogs.newsobserver.com/food/to...

  1. LulusMom Feb 26, 2010 10:28 AM

    That is a darned shame. It seems like the store will keep going (toward the end of the article it has him giving his wife orders about the fish market). I hope so. It would be a great legacy.

    1. meatn3 Feb 27, 2010 03:52 AM

      It sounds as though his staff will continue to run it:

      http://www.ncfolk.org/ncfood/fishmong...

      What a loss for the community. His passing will leave a hole in many lives.

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        fussycouple Feb 27, 2010 04:04 AM

        The only real "go to" seafood market left in the area. A small simple place, old concrete blocks on concrete slab. But the seafood is fresh and good, and Tom Robinson knew what he was doing, he shall be missed.

        I once read another comment somewhere about someone complaining about the cleanliness of the place and I just snorted, because he was a fanatic about clean. It made me remember our stable when I was a kid, and how my grandfather would point out that city folk just didn't understand how a stable could be "clean".

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        Tom Robinson's Carolina Seafood
        207 Roberson St, Carrboro, NC 27510

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