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Monday, November 23, 2015
Prairie Grass Cafe Gives Back on Giving Tuesday Through Shedd Aquarium Sustainable Partnership
Prairie Grass Cafe Gives Back on Giving Tuesday
Through Shedd Aquarium Sustainable Partnership
Tuesday, December 1, Prairie Grass Cafe is joining the giving season
with an otter-ly awesome #GivingTuesday celebration. "Our participation,
like others," is so important," says Sarah Stegner, Chef/Partner of
Prairie Grass Cafe with Chef George Bumbaris.
Prairie Grass Cafe is offering a otter-ly delicious special dinner on the 1st. Dining like the otters.
The dinner special features Pollack in a
Panko Breadcrumb Crust with a Crab Butter Sauce ($26) - a portion of the
sale will go to the Shedd.
In keeping with Prairie Grass Cafe's
mission, the restaurant continues its Sustainable Fish Fry, every
Thursday and Friday. Fish & Chips entrées are available at lunch and
dinner. The prices vary depending on what's in season and fresh on any
According the Shedd, it costs nearly
$20,000 to feed their otters for a year. Sea otters eat 25 percent of
their body weight daily. That's equivalent to our eating 25 or more
one-pound burgers a day!
Keeping up with their diet is expensive.
In one day, the Shedd's largest otter, Yaku, eats more than 5 pounds of
clams, almost 1 pound of both capelin and squid and more than 2 pounds
of both shrimp and Pollack.
For nearly 50 years, Shedd has helped in
the rescue and rehabilitation of animals in urgent need, including sea
otters from the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 and their beloved pup
Luna, whom they welcomed last year after she was stranded off the coast
That's why this
#GivingTuesday, #YouOtterGive to Shedd to support these furry mammals with a healthy appetite.Dining at Prairie Grass Cafe will help.