There are literally restaurants that focus entirely on a single ingredient, like eel for example.
Today, eel Pie Island is home to a mellower bunch: retirees, artists, and the like.
These are just a few of the famous visitors to eel Pie Island, a centuries-old refuge for musicians, hippies, and writers.
The cat-fish, in spite of its ugly name and uglier looks, proved excellent, though somewhat rich—tasting very like an eel.
So I took my fishing-rod and flicked it at him, and there—I had caught the eel after all!
There was a horrid noise; two families were quarreling about the head of an eel, which in the end was carried off by the Cat.
It proved so for a while, and there Jeff pulled in his first eel.
It was in anxieties like this that the eight o'clock mass slipped by, like an eel in his slime.
"Dear heart alive, if it's not like nursing an eel," said Nancy.
Perhaps in no language but the Welsh, could an eel be mentioned in lofty poetry: Lysowen is perfect music.
Old English æl, from Proto-Germanic *ælaz (cf. Old Frisian -el, Middle Dutch ael, Dutch aal, Old Saxon and Old High German al, German Aal, Old Norse all), of unknown origin, with no certain cognates outside Germanic. Used figuratively for slipperiness from at least 1520s.