Restaurant chains unveil limited-time fish dishes for customers seeking to avoid meat during Lent

LOS ANGELES , February 20, 2012 () – In order to appeal to customers who are seeking to avoid meat during Lent, which will begin on Feb. 22 and end on April 5, restaurant chains are unveiling limited-time fish dishes, Nation’s Restaurant News reported Feb. 17.

The special fish offerings for Lent include:

Daphne’s California Greek Café, a casual-dining chain, has unveiled three new shrimp dishes including a mango shrimp salad, a shrimp combo featuring pita bread and a choice of two sides, and a new shrimp option for the company’s Classic Pita dish.

Jack’s Wayback Burgers will bring back its codfish sandwich beginning on Feb. 22.

Panda Express Inc. has unveiled a new Peppercorn Shrimp dish. On Feb. 22, the chain will offer a free Peppercorn Shrimp entrée to its Facebook fans.

Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill Restaurants Inc. has unveiled two new beer-battered fish items — an avocado corn fish taco and a sesame soy fish taco — that will become permanent menu items.

Taco Cabana, a fast-casual chain, will offer its seasonal Shrimp Tampico for the fifth consecutive year.

The primary source of this article is Nation’s Restaurant News, New York, New York, on Feb. 17, 2012.

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