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Catch of the Week
Catch of the Week
From the Proprietor

We hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday!  New years is coming up and we are taking pre orders for New Years Eve!  Call our Retail Market to reserve your shrimp trays, oysters, lobsters etc.  512-454-5827!

We were invited last week to a great event put together by Austin Lifestyle Magazine hosted at Contigo, to create "a holiday feast unique to Austin" by Austin's hottest chefs!  Check out the article in the Austin Foodstyle section. 

We still have 6 spots available for our January 16th Paella Cooking Class!   If you can't make the January class there are other classes available!  Our Oyster Pairing class is gearing up to be very fun.  We have put together some great wine pairings with some delicious oysters.  This class is a must hosted by our Chef Scot Loranc.  Contact kelley@qualityseafoodmarket.com or 512-452-3820, or you can purchase tickets online through our website.

New Years comes with many superstitions, and upon researching, I found this to be particularly interesting...

*Some people believe that we should not eat anything white, because white represents death. However, many cultures swear that eating rice creates good luck in the new year. 

*Do not to eat chicken or anything with wings as this might make our good luck fly away.  We SHOULD eat fish for good luck before midnight, but not on New Year's day which might make our good luck SWIM away!

*We are advised NOT to clean our plates. Leaving that last bite is believed to assure that you will have food on your plate for the rest of the year.

~Carol Huntsberger,
Proprietor
Quality Seafood Market
(Photo courtesy of Rare Magazine)

Weekly Restaurant Specials (unless noted all specials are from 6-9p.m.)

Maryland Mondays - Enjoy Alaskan king crab legs boiled Maryland-style for only $19.99/lb while you tap your feet and swing your hips to the sounds of Aunt Ruby's Sweet Jazz Babies!

1,2,3 Taco Tuesdays - $3.00 Seafood tacos (shrimp, mahi mahi or catfish, grilled, blackened or fried) all served with our crunchy slaw and your choice of salsa and tortilla. Wash'em down with $2.00 domestic draft beers or $1.00 Cans of Lone Star, PBR, or Tecate!

Pasta Wednesdays -Pasta Wednesday's.  Our new chef's are making fresh Pasta each Wednesday pairing it with some of our fresh seafood.  Perfect with $2.00 Lone Star Longnecks! Enjoy with a refreshing glass of Texas wine while your relax to the cool sounds of Austin's own...The Calico Jazz Trio or The Robert Kraft Trio.

Test-Tasting Thursdays -Every Thursday evening the restaurant will be exploring new dishes, possibly landing on the future menu. Specials and dishes vary each week and may include anything from an unique seafood sandwich to pasta to salads. Make sure to bring an open mind as the expansion continues. 

Lobsterfest Saturdays - Live Maine lobsters are flown in Saturday mornings and boiled to-order from 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. When in season, we also boil live Dungeness crabs (when available) flown fresh from the West Coast. Lobsters are $22.99 each. 
 
      
 
Retail Specials
12/26/13 - 01/01/13
*Orange Roughy ($12.99/lb.)
* Breaded Shrimp ($7.99/lb.)
* Smoked Rainbow Trout 1lb. pkg ($12.99)
(Pictured above:Orange Roughy)
 
Chef Prepared Special

Christmas Salmon ($13.99/lb.)
I am so excited this is back.  We only do this once a year, but it is so good, i think we should do it more often.  This will WOW your friends and family.
 
Cooking Classes @
Quality Seafood!

Want to impress your friends and have a great time doing so?
Looking for a last minute gift idea?  Send someone to Quality for a Cooking Class!
Join us starting in January 2014 for our series of Cooking Classes.  We are so excited to bring these back!  Check out our schedule of classes coming up!

New Years Superstition!
I love this...
"Superstition states that the first person who enters your home on New Years Day should be a man and you should invite him in, he should not have a key and let himself in. This is supposed to bring you and your home good luck in the New Year. They say your luck will be even better if he is tall and good looking"

Holiday Hours
New Years Eve:  
Restaurant 10:30 am - 5:00 PM
Retail Market 8:00 am - 5:00 PM

Recipe of the Week
(Recipe Courtesy of: Tasting Spoons)

Hours
Monday - Saturday
Retail: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Restaurant: 10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Contact
Quality Seafood Market
5621 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
Wholesale: 512-452-3820
Retail/Restaurant: 512-454-5828
Fax: 512-452-3702
qualityseafoodmarket.com

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