Sea Salt closes for the season in T-minus one week

The one good thing about the dreary weather we've been experiencing (the last couple of days being an exception): short lines at Sea Salt. The place closes for the season after Sunday, October 25, so you have just one week to get in and try their secret weapon: the specials. If you're like me, you always order the same thing at Sea Salt, because you don't get over there too often and you arrive with a hankering for one of the po'boys or the tacos or the crab cake sandwich. But tucked into the lower corner of the chalkboard menu, they usually have a few daily specials: seafood gumbo, a whole fish, or, the item I ordered recently, mahi mahi garnished with cilantro, avocado, and papaya and served with a side of red beans and coconut rice. The entrees tend to be spendier than most items on the menu (I think this one was about $16), but they're large enough to share and the flavors were so fresh I could almost pretend I was looking out over some tropical ocean instead of the darkened treetops over Minnehaha Falls. So, seriously: Get over there, stat. If you don't make it to Sea Salt this week, you'll have to wait until April 4 for your fix...

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