DIVE Coastal Cuisine, the neighborhood restaurant located in Snider Plaza for 10+ years and known for their healthy, light and flavorful fare is featuring food and margarita specials throughout the month of May.
Specials include A Toast to Summer – Crusted Hearth Bread spread with fresh avocado, watermelon, goat cheese, microgreens, hemp hearts and pepitas and served with arugula; Seared Tuna Steak with pickled cucumber, ponzu atop the seasonal Mango, Quinoa and Avocado Salad with savory cabbage/romaine and carrot ginger dressing, Carrot Turmeric Soup; and Gazpacho.
The restaurant also offers fresh market fish such as Grouper, Halibut, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi and Verlasso Salmon along with several sides to choose from as well.
DIVE will also offer pitchers of margaritas for dine-in and to-go including a new flavor option, pineapple blended margarita. Other margarita flavors include the classic margarita, skinny margarita, hibiscus margarita and coconut margarita.
DIVE is featuring a summer happy hour from Monday – Saturday from 2 – 5 p.m. with 15% off appetizers and drinks.
About DIVE Coastal Cuisine and Owner/Chef, Franchesca Nor:
DIVE is located in Snider Plaza and has been around for 10+ years and is known for its healthy, light and flavorful fare featuring organic produce, seasonal seafood entrees and an array of creative salads, sandwiches and specials. Franchesca thoughtfully chooses every ingredient used in the dishes on the menu and uses organic, non-GMO, local produce whenever possible. They also cook with grass-fed, hormone-free beef and free-range, natural chicken. Gluten-free rice bran oil, coconut oil and GHEE are used in the kitchen.
A little more background on Franchesca:
Born and raised in Southern California, Franchesca is part Brazilian and Texan – but she’s inspired by the world around her. She’s lived in Colorado, Lake Tahoe, California, Italy, and Florida.
Graduating at the top of her class at Johnson & Wales University, Franchesca was then schooled by different culinary masters, including Chef Alan Susser (founder of the Mango Gang in Florida), Chef David Bouley (Evolution), Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo (winner of Food and Wine Magazine’s Best New Chef award), Franchesca plays homage to her training with full, flavorful, and entertaining dishes.
Dive’s menu is heavily influenced by Franchesca’s childhood, travels, and culinary education.