Join us for a free demo!

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from 12pm – 2pm This Saturday, both Markets will be doing a tasting demo on Nourish Bowls Monterey Risotto.  With the perfect blend of butternut squash, kale, kohlrabi, and brown rice tossed in a creamy roasted garlic sauce, this hot new item will be a hit in every kitchen.  We’re sampling out our Monterey Risotto bowls with Argentina Red Shrimp. …

Happy Hour

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Join us at Happy Hour for your favorite Café items! (dine in only) SANTA MONICA CAFÉ MON – FRI from 2PM-5PM APPETIZERS/STARTERS Shucked Oysters $2 Pacific Coast Ceviche $5 Calamari Fritti $5 Fritto Misto $6 (Fish and Shrimp) Grilled Baja Taco $3 (grilled Cod with cabbage, baja sauce and pico de gallo) Fried Bay Scallops Taco $3 (with spicy coleslaw, …

Buy Local, Give Local

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Santa Monica Seafood is proud to participate in the 2016 Buy Local, Give Local Week in Santa Monica!  Visit our Market in Santa Monica, CA and donate any jar of nut butter to support the Westside Food Bank. www.buylocalsm.com   |   @buylocalsm FIVE STARS LOYALTY PROGRAM CUSTOMERS Receive 10 loyalty points for every jar of nut butter you donate. (100 points …

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 …

We Support Local Fishing!

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Buying local has become a huge part of our daily routine with produce, eggs, small mom and pop shops, farmer’s markets, and more. Why shouldn’t our seafood be local as well? We are doing many things to help support and provide local and California product to those on the west coast. I visited Morro Bay last week and learned so much …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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Will Culinary School make you a Better Seafood Cook?

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We know a lot of you love to cook – that’s why you seek out specialty purveyors like Santa Monica Seafood when you’re on the hunt for special ingredients for your next dinner party. But what about taking it to the next level – as in becoming a professional chef? There are many routes that lead to the kitchen, and …