What Made Phil Smidt's Perch the Best?

What Made Phil Smidt’s Perch the Best?

Many fisherman are experts on food…particularly on the taste of fish. In one of his columns, Chicago Sun-Times Outdoors Columnist Dale Bowman says his readers agree: When it comes to eating perch, no perch even comes close to Phil Smidt’s.

Many of us who lived close to the restaurant, which stood on the north end of Robertsdale for many years, already knew that. What you may not know, is the reason why it tasted so good. In his column, Bowman writes about the “secret” to Phil Smidt’s tasty perch.

Perch: Better sans Batter, Dale Bowman, Chicago Sun-Times