The Salmonberry Saloon in Wheeler recently received two national awards for its ocean-friendly business practices, according to a report from Visit Tillamook Coast.
The James Beard Foundation named the restaurant a “Smart Catch Leader,” making it one of 11 restaurants in Oregon to receive the designation, and the first on the Oregon Coast. Smart Catch is an educational seafood program created by chefs to increase the sustainability of the seafood supply chain. More than 90 percent of the world’s fisheries are either fully fished or overfished.
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