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Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out

The Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out is April 1-15, 2016!

The Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out (or GSADO for short) is back for its 7th year and bigger than ever—spanning the first two weeks of April! From April 1-15, we invite local foodies and families to dine out in Stockton at participating restaurants which will feature unique asparagus-related menu items prepared with locally grown asparagus! Get your Asparagus on and celebrate our famous locally grown spear with the Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out! See the official list of 2016 GSADO participating restaurants and their dishes below.

After the success of our annual Stockton Restaurant Week, we created GSADO to showcase locally grown asparagus and its use in local cuisine. Local growers work with locally owned restaurants to provide the freshest San Joaquin County grown asparagus right to their kitchens. Our famous locally grown spear will be featured in appetizers, entrées, desserts, and drinks throughout Stockton! 

Follow the Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out and Stockton Restaurant Week on Facebook for giveaway contests, pictures of this year's asparagus dishes, and more!

Get information on the 2016 San Joaquin Asparagus Festival here!


2016 GSADO Official Partcipants:

  • Angelina’s Spaghetti House
    • Deep Fried Asparagus
    • Asparagus Pasta
    • Asparagus Ravioli 
  • AVE on The Mile
    • Asparagus Cigars
    • Asparagus Pasta with tasty Asparagus Risotto
  • Bagel Express
    • Asparagus and cheese bagels
    • Asparagus cream cheese
    • B.A.L.T Sandwich: Bacon wrapped asparagus with lettuce and tomato served on your choice of bagel (includes your choice pasta or potato salad)
    • Asparagus Mozzarella Omelette Sandwich: served open faced with spinach and tomatoes on your choice of buttered bagel
    • Roast Chicken and Asparagus Sandwich: lettuce,tomato,roast red bellpepper,onion served on your choice of bagel.(includes your choice pasta or potato salad)
    • Lox and Asparagus Sandwich served on an open faced bagel cream cheese tomato, onion and capers
  • Bud’s Seafood Grille
    • Sautéed petrale sole over grilled asparagus topped with a beurre blanc sauce
    • Deep fried asparagus with Bud's house made breading
  • Canal Street Grille & Bar at The Hilton Stockton
    • Roasted Asparagus Chowder. $5
    • Fried Asparagus. $8
    • Asparagus Chicken Caesar Salad. $12
    • San Joaquin Valley Pizza. $12/$19
    • Dinner Specials
      • Rib-eye Au Jus, certified Angus seasoned rib-eye, port jus, white cheddar mashed potatoes, balsamic grilled San Joaquin Valley asparagus 
  • Casa Flores - Downtown
  • Casa Flores - Marina Center
    • Asparagus Enchiladas
    • Asparagus Flautas 
  • Centrale Kitchen & Bar
    • Asparagus Pasta (Dinner only)
    • Asparagus Tacos
    • Asparagus Salad
    • Asparagus Shrub Cocktail
    • Asparagus Creme brulee  
  • David's Pizza in Lincoln Center
    • Deep Fried Asparagus. $6.29
    • Asparagus Madness. Pizza of the month
  • De Vega Brothers Italian Cuisine
    • Deep Fried Asparagus
    • Grilled Asparagus
    • Pasta Primavera with Asparagus
    • Asparagus Parmesano
  • Delta Bistro & Lounge at University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
    • Appetizer: Asparagus and Proscuitto Straws. Asparagus wrapped in filo dough and baked, served with bacon aioli. $7.99
    • Lunch: Asparagus, Bacon and Chicken Sandwich. Served on a ciabatta roll with lettuce, tomato, and bacon ailo. $10.99
    • Dinner: Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus Fettucini. Served with soup or salad. $19.99
  • Finnegan's Pub and Grill
    • Deep Fried Asparagus: asparagus spears battered and breaded, deep fried and tossed with parmesan cheese, served with ranch dressing for dipping. $6
    • Corned Beef-Wrapped Asparagus Wontons: asparagus spears wrapped with our thin-sliced corned beef inside a wonton wrapper, deep fried and crispy. $8
    • Asparagus Soup with Lemon & Parmesan: asparagus cooked in vegetable broth and pureed with onions,garlic,lemon juice and parmesan cheese. $8/$4
    • Asparagus & Bacon Cheeseburger: hand formed 1/3 pound hamburger patty grilled and served on a toaste bun with an asparagus-parmesan aioli. $10
  • French 25
    • Fried Asparagus: abita beer battered asparagus with mardi gras sause

    • Grilled Asparagus: grilled to perfection, drizzled with a balsamic reduction and dusted with parmesan cheese

    • Asparagus Gumbo: smoked chicken, andouille sausage and asparagus 

    • The Big Easy Do-Do: Do-Do is a new orleans expression for a nap and you'll see why it is named as such! A deep fried bacon-wrapped andouille sausage and fried asparagus on a po boy with lettuce, tomato and banana peppers, drizzled with spicy bbq sauce 

    • Bacon Asparagus Chicken & Waffles

    • Lolita's Salad

    • Asparagus Risotto

    • Asparagus Mac & Cheese

    • Crab & Asparagus Fettuccine

    • The Asparagus Kobe Po' Boy

    • Asparagus Chicken Roulade

    • GSADO Filet Mignon

  • Go Falafel Food Truck
    • Grilled Asparagus with fresh gyro meat with home made tzatziki sauce
    • Asparagus Greek Salad 
  • Grubb City Food Truck
    • The Port City Llenoburger: two season beef patties stuffed grilled Stockton asparagus and mushrooms all topped with red onions, provolone cheeze on a genova soft bun.
  • Gusty's Wings
    • Lemon Pepper Fried Asparagus. $7
  • Lincoln Cellar
    • Grilled Flatbread with asparagus, garlic cream sauce, parmigiano reggiano, and spring garlic drizzle. $12
    • Grilled Asparagus with house made seasoning, shaved parmigiano, reggiano and lemon aioli. $10 
    • Asparagus Bisque with crispy fried onions and creme fraiche. $8/$16
    • Asparagus Risotto with crispy prosciutto, garlic cream sauce and parmigano reggiano. $20
  • Macaronage & Confections
    • Asparagus Cream French Macarons
  • Mamas and the Tapas Food Truck

    • Jamican me Crazy Salad: jerk chicken, grilled asparagus and mango salsa on top a bed of lettuce

  • Market Tavern 

    • Grilled Asparagus & Broccoli Salad

    • Spring Lasagna with local Asparagus 

  • Mezzo

    • Asparagus and prosciutto bruscetta. $9

    • Grilled Asparagus. $7

    • Lunch special: asparagus and prosciutto panini, lemon aioli, fontina and arugula. $11

    • Dinner special: house made caserecce pasta, english peas, asparagus, porcini mushroom, green garlic, spring onion, lemon and parmesan. $22

    • Dirty Asparagus Martini. $11

  • Michael's New York Style Pizza
    • Asparagus Pizza
  • Midgley's Public House
    • Festival Fried Asparagus
    • Asparagus Rissotto
  • Mile Wine Company
    • Asparagus Truffle Flatbread
    • Asian sliced flank and asparagus dish
  • Misaki Sushi & Bar
    • Tempura Asparagus 
    • Beef Asparagus wraps: New York strip grilled with asparagus and topped with teriyaki sauce
    • Asparagus Roll: tempura asparagus, avocado topped with two special sauces
    • Beef Asparagus Roll: new your strip, tempura asparagus, cilantro, spicy unagi sauce and sesame seeds
    • Asparagus Blossom: tempura asparagus, cream cheese, salmon, tomato, bacon and three special sauces
  • Papapavlo's Bistro & Bar
    • Menu will vary each day. 
  • The Reserve at Spanos Park
    • Grilled Asparagus
    • Deep Fried Asparagus 
    • Trip-Tip with Grilled Asparargus
    • Cream of Asparagus Soup
    • Bloody Asparamary: Asparagus inspired bloody mary
    • Asparatini: Asparagus inspired martini
    • Asparagus Cookies 
  • Squeeze Burger & Brew
    • Deep Fried Asparagus 
  • Valley Brewing Company
    • Asparagus Pizza
  • Seoul Soon Dubu
    • Asparagus Tempura
  • The Alley @ Trail Coffee Roasters
    • Asparagus quiches, scones, and pastries (all come in limited, small quantities. Please call ahead to confirm if menu items are still available)

Check back often--more restaurants and dishes are added daily!

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