I think the reason it is available at many restaurants in your area but not in most of the areas for the other respondents is that Branzino is the "hot" fish right now. Many of the NYC restaurant Professional Chefs are featuring it and using it on their menus. Since your area is considered a foodie destination (especially for fish) I think your local restaurants are just going with the demand. Branzino is by NO MEANS cheap as to be true Branzino it must be raised in...