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#TBT 1976: Flipper pie, a unique delicacy

From 1976, the Aquarium restaurant in downtown St. John's cashes in on the seasonal seal hunt. Learn one of the ways to make flipper pie.

Flipper Pie

5 years ago
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From 1976 , a local restaurant cashes in on the seasonal seal hunt and Katie Greene describes one of the ways to make flipper pie. Reporter: John Calver 3:04

The unique flavour of seal flipper is said to be something you either like or dislike, with no in-between.

In 1976, the Aquarium restaurant in downtown St. John's decided to cash in on the seasonal delicacy with a flipper pie they dubbed the "Brian Davies Special".

CBC reporter John Calver learned one way to prepare flipper pie from Katie Greene.

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