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March event to show patrons the best of Lousiana aire STAFF REPORT For t.e =rst time, =uowater -',L-- Avalon celebrates Mardi Gras and "Fat Tuesday" with a March tast- SEAFOOD RESTAURANT ing event and month-long celebra- tion pairing Bluewater's famously Ramos. fresh sustainable seafood with As legend has it, the cock- savory flavors and hot spices from tail became so popular that by the Bayou. the 1915 Mardi Gras celebrations, The festivities begin with a Ramos' 35 "shaker boys" had March 11 "Taste of Louisiana" trouble keeping up with demand. event boasting California-inspired Bartenders at both restaurants' versions of Crawfish, Gumbo and will be demonstrating the drink's Crabcakes and specialized drinks famous vigorous shaking ritual to designed to bring out the flavor give it its unique fizz. and turn up the heat. The cost of the pairing event Also featured are Bluewater is $29.95 per person, and advance Avalon favorites Oysters reservations are required for Rockefeller and Bananas Foster, seating beginning at 6:30 p.m. the famous flaming dessert Bluewater chefs and servers at invented at the Brennan's in New each restaurant will be available to Orleans' French Quarter. discuss the culinary implications In honor of the celebration, and recipe possibilities of Cajun Bluewater Avalon bartenders will and Creole cuisines. pour the New Orleans Fizz, also Throughout March, a sampling known as the Ramos Gin Fizz, of Crawfish, Gumbo and Oysters created in the late 1800s by New Rockefeller will be available and Orleans favorite son Henry C. guests can add their own New Orleans Fizz from the bar to com- plete their personal Lotiisiana cel- ebration. Offered on the second Tuesday of every month, Bluewater Avalon's monthly tasting events allow seafood aficionados and "foodies" to combine the latest seasonal fresh fish varieties, with commentary by the restaurant's resident seafood experts. During some months, hand-selected wines, draught beers and sakes are added to the mix, and a special, limited-time menu offering allows customers to sample the tasting event throughout the month. Bluewater Avalon is located at 306 Crescent Avenue in Avalon, and the phone number is (310) 510-FISH (3474). About Bluewater Grill and Bluln 2013, Bluewater Avalon opened on the Avalon waterfront on Santa Catalina Island as the fifth member of the Bluewater family. Offering one of Catalina's most picturesque locations right over Avalon Bay, Bluewater Avalon specializes in sustainable seafood, some caught right offshore. For more info, go to www.blue- watergrill.com Garden Party set March BY JUDY' HIBBS Celebrate the "first day of that all of the evening's proceeds on the school campus to inter- go to the new garden project at act with students. As part of the Avalon School. "Harvest of the Month" program Guests will enjoy the harbor curriculum a group of dedicated side views with beer, wine and community members have begun appetizers, the process of resurrecting a There will be raffle prize draw- school garden. spring" with Avalon School'sings and other surprises. Learn The plan is to create a teaching Garden Party fundraiser at the what's happening with the garden, garden for lessons in sustainabil- Blueswater Avalon Restaurant on" what;S beehd0ne to prepare for~ it~,~-~i~ii~e,rfi~t~i~[ie~/lth~ii~frition Thursday March.2Qfro.mS-2p.m, the project and how it: benefits : and more. Tickets are $40. Bluewater Avalon Avalon kids. is donating food and beverages so "Stepping Into Health" is now Garden Party, Page 4 Meet Kona Do you have a pet you would That is Julia Dennis of like featured in the Islander's --Avalon, with,, t~ree.-month, -o/d Pet of.the,.W~ekfeatur~Z .... Kona, a Cockapoo Shepardmix Send -information and who is full of love in downtown photo by e-mail to editor@ Avalon thecatalinaislander.com -2 Founded in 1913 by Ernest Windle Publisher Vince Bodiford vince@thecatalinaislander.com Editor Dennis Kaiser editor@thecatalinaislander.com Advertising Jon Remy advertising@thecatalinaislander.com Office Assistant Kristy Throndson office@thecatalinaislander.com Business Office accounting@localnewspapers.org Graphic Designer Christy Smith Multimedia Director Franco Te francote@communitymediaus.com 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) 510-0500 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. 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Published weekly at 101 Marila Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islander are copyrighted by The Catalina Islander. No part may be repro* duced in any fashion without written consent of the publisher. This bUbfication is printed almost entirely on recycled paper. Contents Copyright 2014 and Title Registered, Catalina Islander, Inc., All Rights Reserved. ~ll PROUD OF THE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER MEMBER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION 1 ST. PATRICK'S DAY 5ALE!I Merchandise Clothes, Jewelry, Gift Item s Catalina Pottery (10% Off) 3 113-5 1 El. 1953 2 i Friday, March 7, 2014 THE CATAUNA ISLANDER