Posted on 09 January 2012.
By Scott Behrens
“ Trout from the island of Molokai.” -Billy Calhoun, 42, Crowley Lake (right)
In the Fifty Center’s second-rate version of a menu guide, the description for the Restaurant at Convict Lake boasts of a “Lepers Trout” featured on the menu. Typo? Or has Tim Alpers bred a new type of fish. We asked our readers to weigh in.
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“I wouldn’t guess.” -Bill Lotshaw, 57, LA
“A fish with a pattern on it.” -Chelsea and Ashley, 12, LA
“A fish that lives in a colony and falls apart in your mouth. Too soon?” -Jeremy Howe, 34, Mammoth Lakes
“A type of fish, I guess. It sounds good. I trust the Convict Lake Resort and their Chef. Maybe it’s a misprint.” -Judd Henkes, 40, Mammoth Lakes
“I was just at Convict. I saw it on the menu and skipped down. I decided to have the trio ravioli instead.” -Raquel Dakota, 23, Long Beach
“A guy who met Alpers but had a lisp.” -Warren Behrens, 69, Mammoth