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Spotlight On Coastal Cuisine: Fish Bites offering special Valentine’s Menu

Click image for larger view: Fish Bites is located at 6132-11 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington in Masonboro Landing. For information call 910-791-1117. Hours for the winter are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Sunday brunch is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit their website at FishBitesSeafood.com.

By: Candace Lookingbill
Staff Writer

If you really want to have the perfect Valentine’s Day then make the evening memorable by treating your special someone to a delicious dinner at Fish Bites!  Fish Bites is one of Wilmington’s favorite seafood restaurants.  Offering a warm inviting atmosphere with the friendliest service and freshest seafood dishes in town, it’s no surprise that everyone loves Fish Bites. 
Fish Bites Restaurant will be offering a special Valentine’s menu from Thursday, Feb. 13 through Saturday, Feb. 15. You can have two glasses of house wine or one Champaign split, one appetizer, two special dinners and one dessert for $80; add $5 per dinner for Land and Sea. The appetizers are the Asian Trio which is scallops on the half shell topped with a wasabi aioli, seaweed salad and pickles ginger; tuna Sashimi with Thai peanut sauce; and oysters on the half shell topped with an orange ginger chutney. Lobster Brochette is fresh lobster folded with tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil served on crisp crostini, topped with a balsamic reduction.The entrees are Love of Land and Sea which is a 6-ounce bacon wrapped filet and lobster tail served with purple potatoes with goat cheese and asparagus, finished with a saffron cream sauce. Orange Sea bass, a pan-seared sea bass topped with a mildly spicy orange glaze, served over a sweet rice cake and vegetable, topped with jumbo grilled shrimp. Mediterranean Risotto is sauté clams, shrimp, sea scallops, and mussels simmered in a tomato broth with Italian flavors with risotto, roasted red peppers, spinach, tomato, mushrooms and scallions, finished with a splash of creamy balsamic reduction and fresh basil. Dessert that will be available is Cupids Dessert Ménage à Trois, a sample of their homemade red velvet cheesecake, key lime parfait and crème brulee. There will also be special drinks. The regular menu will also be available.
There is something for everyone on the Fish Bites menu.  Although their specialty is seafood as evidenced by the vast selection, you will also find steak, chicken entrees, pasta and more.  The Fish Bites menu and daily specials are a treat to seafood connoisseurs and everyday eaters alike.  Always fresh their selection ranges from traditional to incredibly unique.  Everything is straight off the boat and cooked to order.  They hand cut all of their fish right in the restaurant and none of their seafood will ever come out of the freezer.  As they will stand by the freshness of their seafood some items are only available seasonally.  November is a great month for seafood as it’s this time of year when the fishing really gets good in our area.  The local shellfish we all love like the famous Stump Sound oysters will soon be in season and you know that Fish bites will be serving the freshest ones in town.  They are one of the only restaurants in around that can actually say that they shuck their own clams to go in their chowder and even their clam strips.  If you love clam strips you don’t even know what you are missing until you have tried the ones at Fish Bites.  You will be amazed by the difference in flavor and texture of the clam strips, which are hand cut and breaded in the kitchen every day.  Fish Bites even makes all of their desserts fresh right in the restaurant so finish off your meal with a delightful sweet treat.  Their desserts will never fail to impress and are the perfect finish to a perfect meal.
Fish Bites is located at 6132-11 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington in Masonboro Landing. For information call 910-791-1117. Hours for the winter are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Sunday brunch is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit their website at FishBitesSeafood.com.