Fish at its freshest

ut sandiego – I’ve come to learn how to buy fish from Tommy Gomes, aka “the fish guy,” the son of a multigenerational Portuguese fishing family who settled in Point Loma in 1892 and whose grandfather founded Bumble Bee Tuna. Previously a tommy_gomes_t180commercial fisherman and boat captain for 18 years, Gomes has provided the public face for Catalina Offshore for the last decade. During my visit, a succession of top San Diego chefs stopped to banter with Gomes, who fills their orders based on middle-of-the-night texts. continued