Imagine sitting down to eat at Marea, the Midtown Manhattan seafood mecca captained by renowned chef Michael White. You know you're in for a scintillating evening of seafood. You order the razor clams. They arrive beautifully dressed in fennel and peperoncino, but you wonder about the history of these clams - where did they come from? What brought them here to you tonight? 

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