Then there’s the fried seafood. On the town’s web­site and logo and else­where, Cal­abash declares itself the Seafood Cap­i­tal of the World, and has done so for many decades, since back when the pop­u­la­tion was in the low hun­dreds. The New York Times report­ed in 1983 that Cal­abash had 180 peo­ple and 32 restau­rants.