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Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras special menus featured at Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar

Select dishes created by Executive Chef Sheila Lucero specifically for each menu will make rare appearances

Kansas City, Mo. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb. 14 and Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Feb. 17 with two menus specially crafted by Executive Chef Sheila Lucero. In addition to Jax’s regular dinner menu, diners can enjoy custom dishes tailored to each holiday and offered only for Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras.

During the Mardi Gras celebration, diners can enjoy live entertainment by Tim Whitmer from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. In addition to the special Mardi Gras menu and entertainment, Jax will also offer its happy hour from 4 – 6 p.m. on Feb. 17.

VALENTINE’S DAY MENU – SATURDAY, FEB. 14

From the Raw Bar
Bubbles & Pearls – $5

Jax’s proprietary Emersum Oyster on the half shell with lemon crème fraiche, Champagne pearls, Israeli Osetra caviar, chive

Platters for Two
Salt Cod Brandade – $13

Celery, fennel, mustard seeds, pickled red onion, house saltine

Veal Ossobucco & Charred Octopus –$37

Coquillo pappardelle, pearl onion, chicories, gremolata

Shellfish Sampler Platters for Two— $125

Whole Maine Lobster, one-half pound Alaskan King Crab, one-half pound Snow Crab, one-half ounce Bowfin Caviar, six Oysters on the Half Shell, six Green Lip Mussels, one pound Peel & Eat Shrimp

MARDI GRAS MENU – TUESDAY, FEB. 17

From the Raw Bar

Charbroiled Oyster— $4

Served with crawfish butter and chipotle

Entrées

Po’Boys Three Ways — $15

Fried oyster, fried catfish or fried shrimp with house hoagie, holy trinity slaw, Cajun remoulade, charred onion vinaigrette. Served with fries and pickles.

Shrimp & Grits — $24

Creamy Anson Mills grits, chicken offal, lardo sausage, peppers & onions, scallions

Dessert

King Cake — $8

Danish pastry, cinnamon, confectioners icing

Drinks

Sazerac — $9

Rye, absinthe, bitters, lemon

Old Square — $10

Whiskey, cognac, benedictine, vermouth, bitters

Island Getaway — $8

House spiced and over proof rum, orgeat, orange, lime ginger 

Reservations and Information

Reservations can be made by calling Jax at (816) 437-7940. All major credit cards are accepted. For information and updates, guests can visit www.jaxfishhouse.com/kansas-city, “like” Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jaxkansascity and follow on Twitter and Instagram at @jaxkansascity.

About Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
A Big Red F Restaurant Group restaurant, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar brings the coasts to the coastless, serving up the finest and freshest the ocean has to offer since 1994. Sourcing dock-to-door, Executive Chef Sheila Lucero has built long-standing relationships with coastal fisherman to ship the highest quality seafood available daily, incorporating fresh ingredients into an innovative sea-to-table menu. Consistently voted to the “Best of” awards, Jax Fish House has four locations in Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, and Glendale, each boasting unique menus. A fifth location in Kansas City opened on October 6, 2014. For more information, please visit www.jaxfishhouse.com.

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