Crystal Gateway Marriott's Restaurant Mez & Honolulu Fish Company Offer Eco-Friendly Sashimi Seafood

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The Crystal Gateway Marriott's Restaurant Mez teams up with the Honolulu Fish Company to provide customers with daily eco-friendly Hawaiian seafood specials, including fresh sashimi grade fish.

Crystal City's Restaurant Mez at the Crystal Gateway Marriott has joined with a Co-Op of fishermen with the Honolulu Fish Company, to present guests with a special seafood dinner menu of newly caught Hawaiian fish, fresh off the straights of Maui. All of the sashimi grade fish are caught by hook or line, sustainable and eco-friendly, instead of nets and trawls, which can be harmful to the environment.

Now through October, Restaurant Mez will be offering a sashimi seafood catch of the day special that includes: Opaka paka, Opah, Uku, Kea kea, Monchong, Mero filet, Ono and Mahi Mahi.

The selection of fish at this Arlington seafood restaurant changes daily depending on what is caught; each day three or four types of fish are featured. Customers will have a choice of preparation: grilled, pan-seared, oven roasted, lightly breaded pan-fried and poached; and a choice of flavor profiles of papaya-mango relish, Asian slaw, Fuji apple-ginger chutney, chipotle-lime honey butter and lemongrass blackened seasonings. The entrees are offered at a promotional price from $26 - $29 and include a choice of two side dishes. To compliment these exceptional seafood dishes, Restaurant Mez offers wine pairings and flights of red and white wines.

"We are featuring a unique dinner menu to experience Hawaiian fish with an array of fresh flavors," said David Creamer, chef de cuisine, Restaurant Mez. "Brought to the dock, off the hook, and shipped via air directly to our hotel within hours, each day brings a new catch and different fish."

For the selection of sashimi fish for the evening, please call Restaurant Mez at (703) 271-5216.

Restaurant Mez is located within the Crystal Gateway Marriott and is opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Crystal Gateway Marriott is located in Arlington, Va. At 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway off of Route 1 and is Metro accessible at the Crystal City stop on the Yellow/Blue lines. For more information please visit or call 703-920-3230.

About Honolulu Fish Company
Founded by Wayne Samiere, a trained marine biologist, the Honolulu Fish Company is committed to promoting responsible fishing practices to help preserve and maintain Pacific waters. Honolulu Fish Company is the only eco-friendly direct distributor in the United States that offers more than 14 species of sashimi grade fish to restaurants around the world. Each fish is chosen with great care, knowledge and sensitivity for preserving the environmental heritage of the world's most coveted seafood. ( For more information, please visit or call (808) 833-1123.

About Crystal Gateway Marriott
Surrounded by shopping and dining destinations at the Crystal City shops and the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, the 697-room Arlington, VA hotel, has just completed a $15,000,000 redesign of all of its sleeping rooms, including installing the industry's newest "technology panel" linking your Ipod, camcorders, video cameras or laptops to 37inch HD flat screens in each room. The hotel conveniently located near Reagan National, Airport and is ideal for conferences, meetings and other social events


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