M: Any mussels Johnny?
J: Mark! it’s Monday!
M: Yes I know, Its a request from a client.
J: I don’t do fresh mussels on Mondays, because they’re not fresh.
Is one of the many conversations that I had with Johnny, early in my career. I’ve been using him for over 20 years now. Do I need to say anymore?
Find your local fishmonger and make friends with them