Is wild or farmed seafood the healthy and sustainable choice and the future of farming? According to research by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian of Tufts University, consuming just three to six ounces of farmed or wild fish high in omega-3 fatty acids each week has been shown to reduce the risk of death from coronary heart disease by 36%. That makes seafood a very important part of our diet. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization predicts that without aquatic farming, the world will face a seafood shortage of 50–80 million tons by 2030. Therefore, farmed seafood must be a part of our food system. Barton Seaver, Chef, author, and director of the Sustainable Food and Health Initiative at Harvard explains why farmed seafood is not only healthy, it will expand food production and minimize our environmental footprint.Read More
Our first delivery of Fresh Alaskan Halibut arrived on March 31, 2016 and will be here all summer long! (barring bizarre natural or man-made disasters). Enjoy Fresh Macadamia Crusted Alaskan Halibut, served with Brown Butter, Lemon Chive Rice and Seasonal Vegetables for $35 per person.
Make your reservation now. HalibutRead More
Seafood farming is the future, like land based animal farming, it is becoming the sustainable method for seafood production. This is something new for us and another step forward to increase food production without the degrading affects on natural resources.
The Hubb Research Institute in San Diego formed a partnership with Pacifico Aquaculture to farm sustainable Sea Bass and set the standard for best practices. The sustainable farming method raises White Sea Bass from eggs to market size fish in an ecologically sound manner. The farming method is certified by the GAA (Global Aquaculture Alliance), using BAP (Best Aquaculture Practices).
And now for the tasty details. Not only is this fish sustainably farmed it’s delicious and healthy.Read More
Rosemary Chandon: a sparkling wine with a swish of rosemary and a touch of sweetness
Tito’s Apple: tito’s vodka, apple-cinnamon simple syrup, cinnamon-sugar rim
Dragon Kiss: bacardi dragonberry rum, orange juice, mint, blackberries, topped with sprite
Holly Basil: absolut mandarin vodka, cointreau, cranberry juice and a sprig of basil
Blood Orange Margarita: patron silver, citronge, lime juice, blood orange puree and grand marnier
Cranberrita: cazadores reposada, cointreau, peach stirrings, cranberry juice, sweet and sour
Cucumber Martini: effen cucumber vodka, cointreau, lime and cucumber swirl
Pomegranate Lemon Drop: citron vodka, pama liqueur, pomegranate juice and fresh lemon juice
Sangria: cabernet sauvignon, brandy, triple sec macerated raspberries, peach schnapps, splash of orange juice
Moscow Mule: russian standard vodka, ginger beer, fresh limeRead More
Your opinions matter to us. In fact, they might just win you a gift card to Scott’s Seafood On the River!
At Scott’s Seafood, we love our customers and value your passions and opinions. With all the joy we get from serving and interacting with our guests everyday, we want to take an opportunity to say thank you.
We invite you to participate in our weekly social media contest #50FirstFriday and vote to win to have your name entered into a drawing held the first Friday of each month in which one lucky winner will win a $50 gift card to Scott’s Seafood On The River!
#50FirstFriday Contest Rules & How To Enter
It’s easy to enter! Just visit our Facebook page regularly and watch for our #50FirstFriday “Vote to Win” campaigns and comment your vote to win! Do you prefer boating or swimming? White wine or red? The options and themes are a surprise!
Prizes: One $50 gift card awarded randomly to one participant from the previous month
How To Enter: Post your vote on Facebook in the comments section under the “Vote to Win” #50FirstFriday post. We will randomly select a participant on the first Friday of each month to receive the $50 gift card. Good luck and we can’t wait to hear what you think!Read More
Jan 22, 2015, 8:45am PST
by Ed Goldman, Columnist- Sacramento Business Journal
When people use the ubiquitous local slogan “farm-to-fork,” they usually don’t mean fish. And that irks Alan Robert Pollock Irvine, owner and general manager of Scott’s Seafood on the River, whom we met in Wednesday’s column.
While principally known as a seafood restaurant, Scott’s serves “a lot of beef” as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner, Irvine says. But since the selection of fresh fish entrees and appetizers comprise the place’s defining brand, this leads Irvine to talking about “the bad rap on farmed fish. I mean, when’s the last time you ate wild beef? Farmed fish is getting better and better all the time. Aquaculture” — as opposed to agriculture — “is the future, and we just have to get into it.”Read More
Jan 21, 2015, 8:45am PST
By Ed Goldman, Columnist- Sacramento Business Journal
No irony was intended when the owner of Scott’s Seafood hired a Scot to run it.
Alan Robert Pollock Irvine, a native of Paisley, Scotland, is the general manager of Scott’s Seafood on the River, the elegant but friendly restaurant tucked into what was formerly Le Rivage Hotel and is now The Westin Sacramento. It’s the only independent restaurant in the Westin chain and also the exclusive caterer of the hotel (including room service). “The only way having a new hotel here has changed the way we do things is that it’s been a wonderful enhancement,” Irvine says of his landlord.Read More
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Scott’s on The River is excited to feature these two wines from Dave Matthews’ The Dreaming Tree through the end of the year.Read More