Ignacio Blanco, owner of Meigas, a Spanish restaurant in Norwalk, sells a lot of sardine dishes in the summer.
According to Blanco
, the best time to eat sardines is late May to September.He
says many of his
customers who have been to Spain and eaten sardines grilled on the beach are looking for that same flavor. Blanco
, a native of Galicia, the northwestern coastal area of Spain, says he
grew up eating sardines at the beach in the summer.
says while there is nothing like fresh sardines, he
always has a few cans of imported sardines in his
pantry at home."I eat them like a snack," he