Salty's Northwest Seafood Festivals

Salty's Seafood Festivals were created to feature 2015 Northwest seafood at the peak of harvest. When seafood is in season, it not only tastes best, but also can be purchased at a more favorable price — we pass the savings along to you, our guests. We like to think of Salty's as America's Great Escape™ where you can escape and enjoy the bounty of the Northwest at its freshest and finest. Stay tuned on what we're offering by visiting Salty's News. Here's our Seafood Festivals special featured dishes and events:

2015 Festival Calendar

"You Crack Me Up" Crab Festival

January

3 Crab Stuffed Alaskan Ling Cod (Date: 01-02 to 01-28)
Dungeness, deep sea red and snow crab stuffed with ricotta and spinach, wild rice pilaf, sun-dried tomato basil butter

Dungeness Crab Raviolis (Date: 01-08 to 01-14)
butternut squash filling, roasted garlic, arugula, asiago cheese, lemon mascarpone

New Orleans Style Snow Crab Boil (Date: 01-15 to 01-21)
andouille sausage, manila clams, pearl onions, new potatoes, sweet peppers, finished with creole spiced butter

Pink Lady Apple Tart (Date: 01-22 to 01-28)
sea salt caramel, vanilla ice cream

February

Bourbon Crab Bisque (Date: 01-29 to 02-25)
jumbo brioche crouton, salmon caviar, dill infused extra virgin olive oil

"Angry" South Pole King Crab (Date: 02-05 to 02-11)
serrano chili, fried garlic, sticky rice, orange sriracha glaze

Double R Ranch Filet Mignon Surf and Turf (Date: 02-12 to 02-18)
crab stuffed portobello mushroom, braised spinach, stoneground mustard demi glace

Dark Chocolate Mousse Napoleon (Date: 02-19 to 02-25)
58% dark chocolate mousse, milk chocolate bark, white chocolate shavings, port braised currants


"Be Shellfish, Eat Me" Festival

March

Prawn Saltimbocca (Date: 02-26 to 03-04)
beach mushroom and truffle risotto, olive oil-cured tomato

Pan Seared True Cod (Date: 03-05 to 03-11)
rock shrimp scampi, celeriac and potato gratin

Garlic Herb-Marinated White Gulf Prawns (Date: 03-12 to 03-18)
chef josh's famous italian linguini

Upside Down Pineapple Cake (Date: 03-19 to 03-25)
pink peppercorn caramel, balsamic reduction


April

Sea Salt Crusted Baja Blue Shrimp (Date: 03-26 to 04-01)
tomato and sweet onion pico de gallo, padron pepper and queso oaxaca tama

Lobster Thermidor (Date: 04-02 to 04-06)
sautéed with brandy and dijon mustard and finished with gruyere cheese, loaded baked potato

Oregon Bay Shrimp Stuffed Avocado (Date: 04-09 to 04-15)
chili coulis, meyer lemon custard, micro greens

Maine Lobster Carbonara (Date: 04-16 to 04-22)
linguini, crispy pork belly, fresh english peas, asiago cheese

Strawberry Rhubarb shortcake (Date: 04-23 to 04-29)
mint and black pepper honey, buttermilk ice creambr />


Just for the Halibut Festival at Salty's

"Just for the Halibut" Festival

May

Grilled Halibut (Date: 04-30 to 05-06)
manchego polenta cake, tomato-braised asparagus, truffle aioli

Oven Roasted Washington Halibut (Date: 05-07 to 05-13)
saffron scented israeli couscous, sauce provencal

Pan Seared Halibut Medallions (Date: 05-14 to 05-20)
purple mashed potatoes, shaved asparagus salad, kumquat butter

Meyer Lemon Meringue Pie (Date: 05-21 to 05-27)
italian meringue, crème de cassis macerated blueberries


June

Grilled Alaskan Halibut (Date: 05-28 to 06-03)
roasted shallot mashed potatoes, spring vegetable ratatouille, balsamic drizzle

Grilled Alaskan Halibut (Date: 06-04 to 06-10)
vegetable succotash, blistered sweet tomatoes, balsamic and bacon-tossed radicchio

Pan-Seared Halibut Cheeks (Date: 06-11 to 06-17)
watercress tossed with crispy king trumpet mushrooms and citrus, asparagus tips, red wine beurre rouge

Rainier Cherry Clafouti (Date: 06-18 to 06-24)
amaretto mascarpone, caramelized sugar lattice


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The "Wild Ones" Salmon Festival

July

Sambal Honey BBQ Glazed King Salmon (Date: 06-25 to 07-01)
quinoa salad, yakima valley cherry and watercress

Neah Bay King Salmon (Date: 07-02 to 07-08)
sesame sticky rice, snap pea and carrot slaw, ginger vinaigrette

Blackened Sockeye Salmon (Date: 07-09 to 07-15)
red beans and rice, caramelized walla walla onion salsa

Cherry Wood Smoked California King Salmon (Date: 07-16 to 07-22)
saffron risotto, pence peach and jicama slaw, mint chimichurri

Grilled Yakima Valley Stone-fruit Trifle (Date: 07-23 to 07-29)
citrus scented greek yogurt, lady fingers, hibiscus honey


August

Grilled Hidden Falls Coho Salmon (Date: 07-30 to 08-26)
local tomato risotto, fennel rouille

Salmon "BLTA" Salad (Date: 08-06 to 08-12)
salmon belly "bacon", avocado carpaccio, micro basil

Fraser River Salmon Raviolo (Date: 08-13 to 08-19)
fresh pasta, salt cured tomatoes, torn basil, tomato oil

Buttermilk Pana Cota (Date: 08-20 to 08-26)
candied tomato, salted basil


September

Crispy Oregon Rockfish (Date: 08-27 to 09-30)
yakisoba noodles, cabbage slaw tossed in candied ginger vinaigrette

Pan Fried Arctic Char (Date: 09-03 to 09-09)
local corn spoon bread, roasted tri-pepper, prosciutto de parma

Za'atar Crusted Mahi Mahi (Date: 09-10 to 09-16)
roasted cumin spiced cauliflower, tzatziki, smoked paprika oil

Serrano Ham Wrapped Monkfish (Date: 09-17 to 09-23)
bean stew, fire roasted green tomatoes

Huckleberry Semifreddo (Date: 09-24 to 09-30)
linzer dough crust, sage syrup


"Aw Shucks" Bivalves Festival

October

Manila Clam Pasta (Date: 10-01 to 10-28)
bucatini, roasted hubbard squash, preserved lemon, smashed tomato

Salty's Oysters Rockefeller (Date: 10-08 to 10-14)
fanny bay oysters, pernod braised spinach, mascarpone, asiago crust

Baked Scallops in the Shell (Date: 10-15 to 10-21)
bacon and fig jam, peppery radish and cress salad

Candied Blue Hubbard Squash (Date: 10-22 to 10-28)
mascarpone, candied pistachios


November

Pan Fried Oysters (Date: 10-29 to 11-24)
local potato latke, dilled cream, bourbon mustard braised cipollini onions

Scallop and Lobster Pot Pie for 2 (Date: 11-05 to 11-11)
ralph's purple carrots, pearl onions, roasted fennel, delicata squash, puff pastry crust

Fritto Misto (Date: 11-12 to 11-18)
crisp razor clams, conch fritter, eastern sea scallop, potato wedges, trio of dipping sauces

Saffron Rice Pudding (Date: 11-19 to 11-25)
whipped crème fraîche, salted pumpkin seeds


December

7 Fishes Dinner for 50. (Date: 11-28 to 12-24)
Starter: baja blue shrimp, salt cod, smoked sable fish Soup and Salad: king crab, salmon lox Entrée: true cod, king salmon

Moroccan Spiced Lamb Chops (Date: 12-03 to 12-09)
couscous with golden raisins, tangerine honey glazed carrots, caraway demi glace

Idaho Ruby Trout En Papillote (Date: 12-10 to 12-16)
meyer lemon, german butterball potatoes, delicata squash, brown butter vinaigrette

Chocolate Tasting (Date: 12-17 to 12-23)
an adventurous tasting through sweet to dark chocolates paired with fruit and spice



Photos - 2015 Festival Dishes

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Salty's Live Music & Events in the Cafe Bar

29Mar
Sun Mar 29 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Victor Janusz live @ Alki Brunch
29Mar
Sun Mar 29 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Kaleo Titcomb live @ Columbia
03Apr
Fri Apr 03 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM
Dave Holo Trio live @ Redondo
03Apr
Fri Apr 03 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Chris King live @ Redondo
03Apr
Fri Apr 03 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Mel Brown and Jof Lee live @ Columbia
04Apr
Sat Apr 04 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Victor Janusz live @ Alki Brunch
04Apr
Sat Apr 04 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Carl Tosten live @ Redondo
05Apr
Sun Apr 05 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Victor Janusz live @ Alki Brunch
10Apr
Fri Apr 10 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Alma Y Azucar live @ Redondo
10Apr
Fri Apr 10 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Mel Brown and Jof Lee live @ Columbia

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