35 Fathoms

A sizzling cloud of hot steam emerges from the cauldron as Wilbur checks the progress of his crabs. He picks one out to inspect its color, waiting for the ripest shade of orange around the shell. This is a trait unique to the famed San Franciscan Dungeness Crab. Determining the crustacean undercooked, he tosses it back in the pot. Clogging the air with a thick aroma of broiling seafood, the fish stands of Fisherman’s Wharf are an inescapable attraction that hooks both locals and tourists...