McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. has more than 50 affordable upscale casual dining restaurants that specialize in fish and other seafood dishes in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Half of these restaurants are located in buildings included in the National Register of Historic Places. Each restaurant's menu is printed daily and contains between 85 and 100 made-to-order dishes that incorporate local, regional, national, and international species of seafood and 30 to 40 varieties of fresh fish. The company operates primarily under the McCormick & Schmick brand. Its other names include M & S Grill, McCormick's Fish House & Bar, and Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto.
STEAMED MUSSELS with Tomato and Basil
Serves 1 as an entree
Serves 2 or 3 as an appetizer
1 pound mussels
1/2 cup white wine
1 tablespoon chopped shallots
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
1 Roma tomato, chopped into 8 pieces
Place all ingredients into a pot with a lid over high heat. Steam covered for 2 to 3 minutes, or until all of the shells are completely open. (Discard any mussels that do not open completely).
Serve in a large serving bowl with plenty of crusty bread for dipping!