Friday, June 19, 2009

News Flash! Upcoming Event!!

Attention readers in the MD/DC area!! We want to let you know about a really cool event coming to the National Aquarium next week. "Fresh Thoughts" is a series of seafood dining events focused on sustainable seafood. Click here for more information on the next (and final) dinner taking place this Tuesday, June 23rd. We'll be attending and blogging the event, and we're super-excited about it! What better way to eat fish than when you're surrounded by fish? Hope to see some of you there. See the full press release below!

National Aquarium to Host Final Fresh Thoughts Dining Event of the Season
June 23rd family-friendly dinner to feature tilapia

Baltimore – This spring the National Aquarium introduced a new dining series --
Fresh Thoughts: A Seafood Dining Trilogy -- that celebrates sensible and scrumptious seafood choices. On June 23 from 5:30-8:00 p.m., the National Aquarium will host the third and final event of the series, this one featuring tilapia and focusing on family fun!

During the outdoor event, guests will welcome summer with an evening for the whole family including good old-fashioned grilled fish feast, samples of micro-brewed beers from Clipper City Brewery and exciting activities. Guests will receive admission to the 5:00 p.m. dolphin show, a special after-dinner showing in the 4-D Immersion Theater of Planet Earth: Shallow Seas and access to the Aquarium’s exhibits until 9:00 p.m.

The featured entrée for the evening will be Tilapia Tacos:
Grilled fillets of farm-raised tilapia marinated in olive oil, lime juice, chili, and garlic. Served with soft tortillas from Lilly's Market, lime-cilantro cream, pickled red onions and jalapenos, tomatillo salsa verde, salsa roja, guacamole, chopped tomatoes, shredded cabbage, and queso chihuahua.

For complete menu, see attached!

Final event in Fresh Thoughts Dining Series
Tilapia - Fish & Family Fun
Featured Entrée: Tilapia Tacos

June 23, 2009
5:30 – 8 p.m.

National Aquarium
501 East Pratt Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3194

$45 for members, $55 non-members; $25 child
For reservations, please call 410-576-3869.


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