October is National Seafood Month! It’s a month dedicated to celebrating sustainable fishing practices, America’s fishing industry, and diets that include heart-healthy seafood. Diners are encouraged to use the hashtag #seafoodmonth to show their support.
There are a variety of Prim Communications clients offering specialty seafood dishes to celebrate this holiday month. Here are our top picks for diners looking to enjoy sustainable, healthy, seafood at restaurants that support a responsible fishing industry.
During the entire month of October, Spuntino will be serving a Frutti di Mare Board. The selection will include three elements of sustainably caught seafood. While the selection changes regularly, options might consist of a PEI mussel Salad with preserved lemon, piquillo pepper, and celery; Chilled Key West Baby Shrimp Curry with chili threads; and Diver Scallop Croquettes, with arugula pesto and red pepper aioli.
During the first week of October, Roadhouse Boulder Depot is serving a Preserved Lemon Rainbow Trout or Brown Trout special with red quinoa polenta, sautéed kale and candied butternut squash.
During the entire month of October, Roadhouse Boulder Depot is serving Blackened Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with apple fennel slaw and mango papaya salsa, served in a flour tortilla.
During the first week of October, the restaurant will feature a Grilled Atlantic Salmon over a sesame soy red pepper quinoa, served with grilled asparagus and mandarin oranges.
During the entire month of October, the Denver staple will serve a Pear Gorgonzola Salad with Grilled Atlantic Salmon. The salad is made with gorgonzola crumbles, candied walnuts, julienne red onion, and grilled pear, on a bed of arugula. It’s topped with house-made honey balsamic dressing.
Wild Standard’s entire seafood selection includes responsibly sourced fish from purveyors who support sustainable practices. During the entire month of October, this Pearl Street favorite will serve a rotating daily fish selection. Each dish’s fish will meet the strict standards of the Marine Stewardship Council. Wild Standard is one of seven restaurants in the country to hold the MSC certification. The lunch menu also includes Fish and Chips with beer battered haddock, tartar sauce and house cut-fries. Wild Standard’s haddock has also received the MSC-certification.
During the first week of October, the National Seafood Month special will include an Olive Oil Poached Halibut, served with coconut pecan wild rice pilaf and roasted oyster mushrooms, topped with a cranberry lemongrass pesto. Tstreet uses sustainably caught Pacific Alaskan Halibut.
During the entire month of October, Tstreet Roadhouse in Belmar is serving an Alamosa Striped Bass. The fish is pan-seared in a coconut citrus broth and served with grilled asparagus and mashed potatoes.
Reserve your table at one or ALL of these local favorites to celebrate Seafood Awareness Month while supporting restaurants that believe that sustainability is a vital ingredient in every seafood dish.