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Herrings and Scallops

By Linda Tancs

Something fishy is going on this weekend in Dieppe, the French seaside resort: the locals are celebrating the fishing trade that defines this northern town.  Held annually every November, Foire aux Harengs promises a vast array of streetside barbecues celebrating herring.  Scallops figure prominently, too, considering that this French port was the first to introduce them.  Now in its 45th year, the event takes place at Quai Henri IV.

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