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It’s Time to Light up the Grill

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Light up the grill – it’s time to barbecue! Did you know that grilling is one of the best cooking methods for seafood?  With a nice char and smoky flavor, you can enjoy almost any fish or shellfish served right off the grill. This month let Santa Monica Seafood show you how to perfectly grill your favorite seafood.  We’ve got …

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Happy Hour

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Join us at Happy Hour for your favorite Café items! (dine in only) COSTA MESA CAFÉ EVERY DAY! from 3PM-6PM FOOD Oysters on the Half Shell $2/each Chowder $6 Choice of New England or Manhattan Pacific Coast Ceviche $6 Fried Calamari $7 Maryland Crab Cake $7 Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa $8 Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $8 Chowder Fries with Bacon …

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California Wildfire Donation

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All of us at Santa Monica Seafood are tremendously saddened at the loss of lives and property caused by the devastating California wildfires. We are honored and grateful to be part of the communities we serve, and as such felt a meaningful contribution to help ease the suffering of the victims was in order. We have decided to make our …

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Santa Monica is going green!

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We are taking our knowledge and values and applying them deeper into our core at Santa Monica Seafood. We have decided to go green at our retail store in Santa Monica by working with Sustainable Works and their Business Greening Program! We are so excited to share this news with you! What does going green mean for us? It means we …

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Cioppino made easy!

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You requested, we listened! We have had numerous requests for assistance in the Cioppino department. One of my favorite things to do is help educate people on the simplicity of cooking seafood. For this entry, we are going to break down the steps to making an easy and flawless Cioppino! This is one of those dishes you CAN’T mess up! You …

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FDA Conducts Research into Seafood Fraud

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Santa Monica Seafood has been participating in a balanced conversation about seafood fraud over the last several years, and we recently worked to stop the State of California from implementing new seafood labeling laws – not because we don’t think seafood fraud is a serious problem, but because we think it’s a problem best handled by implementing laws that already exist. However, …

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Put some Bacon on it!

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Everybody loves bacon these days – we love it because its an easy way to add some delicious complimentary flavor to a wide variety of seafood items! Let’s start with the obvious – bacon wrapped shrimp and or scallops.  Shrimp and scallops are ready to cook – just wrap a slice (or a portion of a slice) around each shrimp …

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Start your Day with Seafood

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Seafood for Breakfast? Why not start the day with protein rich seafood! If you’re looking for unique and delicious ways to get those two-servings-a-week in, we’ve got some great ideas! Scrambles or omelets with seafood fillings are great for an everyday breakfast or for something more exciting, like a brunch. We like sweet bay shrimp with pesto, smoked trout with …