Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) March 6, 2008
Get ready to celebrate -- it's Coastal Celebration time at Abuelo's! The Mexican restaurant chain is highlighting its lineup of spectacular seafood selections on its menus nationwide through March 21.
"With coastal and central Mexico as our inspiration, we're always exploring new ways to turn fresh and simple ingredients into dishes that are bursting with texture, color and flavor," said Bob Lin, President of Food Concepts International, Abuelo's parent company. "Our delicious seafood dishes showcase some exciting and authentic flavors that will really delight our guests."
Abuelo's seafood appetizers include Seared Tuna, chilled, seared ahi tuna served with honey lime dressing and spicy mustard; and Fundido de Mar, a traditional hot Mexican cheese fondue with shrimp, scallops, mushrooms, roasted red peppers and poblano strips. Abuelo's also offers Shrimp Chowder, a creamy shrimp soup with roasted green chiles and corn, as one of its Soup of the Day selections.
Seafood entrées include Tilapia Veracruz, filets of tilapia sautéed with fresh shrimp, scallops, tomatoes, roasted poblano strips, chiles and olives; Pescado Guerrero, wood-grilled tender mahi mahi steak with fresh shrimp, scallops, mushrooms, spinach, roasted peppers and sliced avocado in a white wine sauce; Salmon San Carlos, wood-grilled salmon filet topped with a cilantro garlic butter sauce; Chile Manzanillo, crab Imperial stuffed in a fresh roasted poblano, covered with shrimp, scallops, mushrooms and red peppers in a creamy lobster sauce; Alambre de Camaron, wood-grilled bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with jalapeño and blended cheeses; Shrimp Fajitas and Shrimp Fajita Salad, which are both served with Yucatan barbeque basted shrimp.
"We're excited about our Coastal Celebration promotion, and we think our guests will also be excited to try our seafood creations that incorporate the delicious flavors of Mexico," said Renée Underwood, Abuelo's Vice President of Marketing. "We think this promotion is a great way to promote our incredible seafood selections which are a tasty option for guests looking for an alternative to traditional Mexican fare."
Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo's has continually been on the leading edge of menu creativity, combining consistency in food quality, colorful plate presentations, superior service and an impressive Mexican courtyard-themed atmosphere. Abuelo's restaurants, which were recently listed in Restaurants & Institutions' "Top 400 Sales Growth Leaders" annual ranking, are owned and operated by Food Concepts International of Lubbock, Texas. Abuelo's was also ranked as one of the top chain restaurants in America, the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and highlighted as one of seven restaurant chains offering the best combination of price and quality in a survey by the nation's leading consumer rating magazine.
Abuelo's currently has 39 locations in 15 states throughout the nation. More information and a listing of restaurant locations are available at http://www.abuelos.com.
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