|What Is White Tuna?|
I am not the first person on the Internet to tell you that White Tuna is a confusing order at the sushi bar. While there are a host of fish that can be mislabeled as White Tuna, the two most common ones are the Albacore Tuna and our dreaded and delicious friend, the Escolar.
I worked really hard to source both fish in a raw form so that I could bring you pictures. And by 'worked really hard', I really mean: I would keep going to the same fishmonger and ask them if they had Escolar and Albacore. Escolar isn't very difficult to find but Albacore can be problematic. Finally, I found some at the Lobster Place in Chelsea Market. So, let's take a quick look: